Cap off your trip with an overnight stay at the Gateway Canyons Spa & Resort, ranked in the top 10 of western US resorts by Travel + Leisure. With our deluxe trips, your cost covers one night’s stay in a plush room with a hot shower, which you will appreciate after 3 or 4 days of riding. On top of that, your options are endless!*


Gateway Canyons, nestled in the Palisades of stunning Western Colorado. This is where the planet opens up to tell its story, inviting you to discover more. Surrounded by adventure, natural wonderment and untouched discoveries, Gateway Canyons Resort serves as your luxurious quarters in the heart of it all. Built by John Hendricks, founder of the Discovery Channel and Discovery Communications, the resort offers the perfect stay for every inquiring soul.

Here, you can create your perfect day. Scale the red rock peaks. Go horseback riding on hoof-built trails. Unearth dinosaur bones. Pamper yourself in the spa. Dine under a chandelier of brilliant stars. Whether a romantic Colorado retreat, family fun holiday, or inspiring meeting, Gateway Canyons Resort offers experiences found nowhere else on Earth.


Gateway Canyons is located in Unaweep Canyon, one of the most unique red rock canyons in the world. The word Unaweep is a Native American term meaning “canyon with two mouths.” It is thought that the ancestral Colorado and Gunnison rivers may have cut through the soft red sandstone of the Uncompahgre Plateau, exposing stone dated to Precambrian times. This is said to be the only canyon in the world that is drained by two creeks; East Creek and West Creek, sending water off in opposite directions. Much like the nearby Colorado National Monument, our area has special recognition in Colorado geology. Ancient rivers eroded the rock away, exposing more than a hundred million years of the geologic record and fossils of dinosaurs and early amphibians.


At Gateway Canyons Resort in Western Colorado, each day of your visit begins in golden light as the sun illuminates our towering peaks of granite and sandstone in shades of amber and ochre. Across the canyon floor, sunrise moves silently into our valley, warming each cavern, mantle and peak.

Gateway Adventure Center offers hiking, climbing, horseback riding, off-roading and more. The on-site auto museum houses the one of a kind 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 and nearly 60 other rare and spectacular cars.

A little tired after your CBB Hut Trip adventure? Chill in one of the pools or give yourself a chance to slow down even more and get a massage at their spa.

*CBB trip pricing covers the cost of your room, but for all other resort options, the tour guests handle the cost.

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