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Williams Fork Lodging an unique, affordable, remote place to stay

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Dog friendly Lodging options within one building with privacy

The Williams Fork Lodge can accommodate around 10 people in three private suite rooms that include full kitchens. The whole building can be rented or as an individual suite for a couple of small group.

the individual suites can be viewed here on VRBO

The Byers Peak #970357

The Williams Peak #970355

Experience the old west as it was and still is as you pass through working ranches that were homestead on the early 1900's their weathered log cabins can still be seen and are often still in use, others are close enough for a great photo opportunity.

Colorado's open range law permits ranchers to graze their cattle without boarders so you will often find them on the roadways or you may even get caught up in a cattle drive as the ranchers move cattle from one pasture or paddock to another.

Spring brings all the calves and branding time! Observing the rancher, his horse and dog working together is a real treat.

Look along the sides of the road for sage grouse, in the open fields for pronghorn, down in the willows and streams for the bull moose, in the trees for the mule deer and on top of the ridge lines for the elk. There are also bald eagle and osprey nests, alpacas, horses and sheep, All this just on the ride into Williams Fork Lodging!

Our place sits above all this at the end of the road and adjacent to public lands tucked beneath Copper Peak on the Williams fork range. Our elevation is roughly 8,600 feet.

The view is breath taking, it's 180' takes in three mountain ranges many peaks, pastures, forest, ponds, the sun rise, as well as being one of the best places to be for a full moon or if you prefer the stars our view of the Milky Way is unobstructed and has no light pollution for outstanding celestial shows. Meter showers are spectacular from the hot tub.

We live on the same property and are quite self sustainable, hunting, gardening, gathering wild berries and raising our own poultry meat.

The guest house is constructed of concrete and rock this as well as high efficiency windows and takes full advantage of passive solar heat, backup heat and the hot water are then provided by wood via an out side boiler maintained by us.

You are greeted with fresh eggs from our chickens. Dale offers fresh baked caramel rolls and other breads. We also have discounted passes to the hot springs!

Every season has it's own special beauty, spring brings abundant wild flowers, contrasting greens of the pine, aspen and sage. New born livestock and wild life, thunderstorms and brilliant double rainbows. birds singing, chickens crowing and total silence are welcomed in summer. Our view of the fall colors are hard to match, the changing yellow, gold and reds quaking in the valley are quite beautiful. Winter white snow untouched by human and cobalt blue sky's are post card perfect and right out your window.

You may get the feeling you'll be snowed in for months but not to worry as Greg is most likely already out plowing for your safety and convenience.

Our guest house can be rented as one unit with 2 queen-size bedrooms, 1 king bedroom and additional beds for up to 8, people or as a single unit with one queen bed room with additional sleeping areas.

We allow dogs too! We have a doggie door to a six-foot tall kennel run out of one of the bedrooms

More Details

Owner
Dale
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

About Dale

We live on the same property and are quite self sustainable, hunting, gardening, gathering wild berries and raising our own poultry meat.

Dale purchased this lodge in 2005

Why Dale chose Parshall

The guest house is constructed of concrete and rock this as well as high efficiency windows and takes full advantage of passive solar heat, backup heat and the hot water are then provided by wood via an out side boiler maintained by us.

What makes this lodge unique

You are greeted with fresh eggs from our chickens

. Dale offers fresh baked carmel rolls and other breads. We also have discounted passes to the hot springs!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the wonderful location and amenities. The views, hot tub under the open sky and wonderful sleeping were the highlights. Jasmine, a chocolate lab, had an amazing time hiking and retrieving her favorite new stick.
Jun 2006
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Amenities

Parshall Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Williams peak - toilet , shower
    Byers peak - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Copper peak - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Copper peak - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , This private room is is fully furnished including linens
    Byers peak VRBO #970357 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Dishwasher, washer/dryer, gas fireplace, balcony, romantic
    Williams peak. VRBO#970355 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , dog friendly including a doggie door to a six foot run
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Espresso Maker, Slow Cooker, Hair Dryer, Patio Furniture, Telescope, Maps, Books, Dog Dishes, Dog Toys, Dog Kennel Inside and Out, Dog Beds, Detergents, Toasters, Coffee Maker

Reviews

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Williams Fork Lodging an unique, affordable, remote place to stay
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Even Better Than Expected

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do it justice. The scenery was fantastic and picturesque. The owner went above and beyond for anything we needed. She is very friendly and was always in touch to answer any questions. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kyle! Hope to see you again.
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5

Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! We viewed a bull moose every day we were here from our room, a small herd of elk ran through the property and Dale called us to be sure we saw them. Fresh eggs every morning!

Well stocked kitchen, washer/dryer, dishwasher, dog door! now this is camping.

We will recommend this place to our friends and we will be back very soon.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a good time here! Also very glad the animals made an appearance. Take care and see you soon, dale
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Glenwood Springs
5

Privacy, comfort, and amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect for nature lovers who appreciate privacy and amazing views. It definitely exceeded our expectations, and we hope to return soon! It's off the beaten path and at the end of a road marked "private" so don't let the signs fool you - it's there! The Byers has a completely stocked kitchen and washer/dryer. The farm fresh eggs were wonderful as was the sky full of stars with the mountain views as we sat in the hot tub at night. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Granbury, Texas
5

OUTSTANDING VIEWS

  • 5 of 5

My wife, her sister and myself were looking for some relaxing downtime away from civilization when we booked the Byars Peak suite. We were more than pleased with the accomadations as everything was perfect from the way its decorated and furnished to how well its maintained and cleaned. We went horseback riding and to RMNP only to return to meals made in the crock pot, thanks to a fully stocked kitchen! Dale the consumate host makes homemade breads,has farm fresh eggs, and makes the best cinnamon rolls I have ever eaten. We were all depressed when we left even though we were on our way to a log cabin in the Black Hills. This place is awesome!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Texas
5

Unbelievable Views

  • 5 of 5

The views were unbelievable! Never seen so many stars in all my life. Forgot the Milky Way was there. Did not hear a vehicle, honk of a horn or any outside noises. The house was very comfortable and we enjoyed the hummingbirds. Will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Marty! It was great to meet you and Kyle, I hope to see you both again...
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Map

Hot Sulphur Springs, Snowshoeing, Gold Medal Fly Fishing, Cattle Drives, Dow kokonee salmon Round Up

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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