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Dinner & Scenic Sleigh Rides

A signature Keystone Resort experience! Take a horse-drawn sleigh ride to the rustic and cozy back ranch. Keystone offers both a Dinner Sleigh Ride and a Scenic Sleigh Ride. This is a great family activity.

Type: Adventure, Groups, Kid Friendly, Outdoor

970-496-4386

Keystone Sleigh Ride

Dinner & Scenic Sleigh Rides


Go dashing through the snow on this scenic horse-drawn sleigh ride. You’ll enjoy outdoor fun in the crisp winter air as you travel through the beautiful Soda Creek Valley. Your guide will tell tales of yesteryear and a stop at an original Keystone homestead.  Choose from our Dinner Sleigh Ride or Scenic Sleigh Ride options.

Dinner Sleigh Rides:

Meet at the Keystone Adventure Center in Lakeside Village and take a 10 minute shuttle to the back ranch property to board our authentic horse drawn sleighs.  Enjoy a 20 minute ride to a historic ranch homestead while your wrangler entertains you with the history of the area and introduces you to the horses.  When you arrive at our cabins, you'll be greeted with hot chocolate, soup and biscuits. Then you will relish your choice of NY Strip, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Salmon, or Chef's choice vegetarian entree such as Tofu loaf. All options include garlic mashed potatoes and fresh steamed vegetables.  Finish with Dutch Apple pie and homemade ice cream.  Enjoy live music while you dine.  A full cash bar is available.

Dates and Times:
Dinner Sleigh Rides will open on November 18 for the winter season.


Ride Times:
 4:30pm & 7:30pm, daily except Wednesdays
April 1-9: Ride time will be switched to 6:00pm

Meeting Location:
Meet at the Adventure Center located in Lakeside Village.


Dinner Options:
Enjoy your choice of NY Strip, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Salmon, or Vegetable Strudel (Vegetarian Entree) with red pepper sauce .
All options include garlic mashed potatoes and fresh steamed vegetables.
Finish with Dutch apple pie and homemade ice cream.
(Please have your dinner order ready at time of booking).

Pricing:
Adults (13 and above): $94 
Children (4-12): $63
Child with Hot Dog dinner: $43
Children (0-3): $11

Holiday Dinner Sleigh Rides:
Open 7 days a week December 17, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Holiday Pricing: 
Adults (13 and above): $105
Children (4-12): $69
Child with Hot Dog dinner: $48
Children (0-3): $11

Parking:  Free parking is available at the Lodge Parking Lot across from Lakeside Village.

Reservations:

 Reservations are highly recommended.  To make a reservation or to check availability, please call 970-496-4386.



NEW-Private Dinner Sleigh Ride Option
Create memories that will last a life time as you cuddle up next to your loved ones on a private horse-drawn sleigh ride as you travel to our historic ranch homestead for dinner.  At the homestead you’ll enjoy dinner and entertainment from a private table for your small group.  This experience is perfect for romantic outings, anniversaries, wedding proposals, or a magical treat your family or small group.
Pricing: Additional $200 for private sleigh and private dinner table for up to 5 passengers.
 


Relax and enjoy a 60 minute scenic horse-drawn sleigh ride through Soda Creek Valley to Keystone's original homestead.  Wranglers will give an historic account of Keystone's original settlement and progression to a ski resort.  Learn about the horses pulling the wagons and even stop for hot apple cider at the original Keystone homestead.  Reservations are required - call 970-496-4386.


Dates:
 Scenic Sleigh Rides will open November 20 for the winter season.

Hours of Operation: 
Times:  3:00pm daily.  Additional times added during holiday season and spring break.
Closed Wednesdays except during holidays. 

Location:  Meet at the Adventure Center located at Lakeside Village.  Parking available at the Keystone Conference Center lot.

Pricing:
Adults: $35 / person - includes hot apple cider
Children (4-12): $25 - includes hot apple cider
Children 3 & under: Free

Reservations: Reservations are required.  To make a reservation or to check availability, please call 970-496-4386. 


What to expect on your Dinner Sleigh Ride

For a truly remarkable night of dining, Keystone Resort offers a true western experience with its dinner sleigh ride. The trip departs from the Adventure Center in Lakeside Village as you’re transported through the Keystone Ranch property out to the back ranch area in the Soda Creek Valley. 

You’ll arrive to the warm welcome of our team of professional wranglers from the Keystone Stables. Our wranglers will board you on to your sleigh pulled by teams of Belgian and Percheron draft horses and the warmth of wool blankets. As you begin your ride through the quiet expanse of the Soda Creek Valley, our charismatic and charming wranglers will introduce you to the teams or horses, share the local history of the mining days, cowboy-themed jokes, and on clear star-filled nights, point out constellations patterns. 

After a 20-30 minute sleigh ride, you’ll arrive at of historic homestead era log cabins built in the early 1800’s, nestled in the snow covered caps of the surrounding mountains. A roaring fire and the rustic charm of the past await your arrival, along with fresh made beef barley stew, homemade biscuits, and rich hot chocolate. A guitar-playing cowboy will provide entertainment for the evening, taking requests of your favorite folk songs, and offering a toast with a complimentary drink of peppermint schnapps. 

For dinner, you’ll be served your choice of amazing options including steak, grilled chicken, salmon, or a vegetable strudel with red pepper sauce, along with garlic whipped mashed potatoes, and fresh steamed vegetables. A full-service bar is available for those ordering wine and other beverages. Make sure to save room for dessert as you’ll finish the evening with Dutch apple pie, and fresh made vanilla ice cream. 

Once you’ve finished dinner, you’ll be escorted back to your sleigh and begin the journey back towards civilization. The dinner sleigh ride at Keystone Resort is one of a kind, and offers you a chance to truly step back into the past. It is an experience that you will never forget and is a favorite for guests of all ages. For more information or to make a reservation call 800-354-4386.

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