James Ranch

33846 Hwy. 550
Durango, CO 81301- Map It
Phone: (970) 385-6858

AAA Editor Notes

James Ranch is at 33846 US 550. An electric cart or a tractor-pulled wagon transport visitors past the farm's lush pastures and gardens. During the 2.5-hour tour, visitors see the dairy and cheese making facility as well as a wide variety of livestock. Information is provided about sustainable farming and ranching in addition to the ethical treatment of animals. The tour ends with a sampling of the ranch's own organic cheese and meat in a shady picnic area. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$25; free (ages 0-5 on adult lap). Reservations are required.
Hours: Tours depart Mon. and Thurs. 9-11:30, Tues. 4-6:30, mid-June through Aug. 30. Allow 2 hours, 30 minutes minimum.