Through the Mountains and High CountryThis is a beautiful route that takes about 4 hours. Winter Park is a nice place to spend the night if you’d like to spread out your trip a little.
From Denver International Airport (DIA), take Pena Blvd. to I-70 West. Take I-70 West from Denver to Hwy 40. This goes over Berthoud Pass through Winter Park. Continue on Hwy 40 through Granby. About 3 miles from town, 40 intersects with Hwy 125. Turn right and continue through Walden and Cowdrey. About 3 miles north of Cowdrey, 125 turns to the west (left) toward Saratoga. Turn left there. You’ll see white buildings with red roofs: the State Line Ranch. Follow this roadÂ into Wyoming where it turns to Hwy 230. Mile markers are on the left side of the road. We are on the right side, directly across from mile marker 112. Watch for the A Bar A Ranch sign. Turn right onto our road and we’re 8 miles in. At the 2-mile marker you’ll come to our air strip. Be sure to stop when the sign says “Whoa” and watch for airplanes landing or taking off.
North through Fort Collins
This is a lower-elevation route than Option 1, but is still beautiful. This route is fastest and takes between 3 ½ and 4 hours.
From DIA take Pena Blvd to E-470 North (to Fort Collins). This is a toll road and worth the fee. It will drop you off at I-25 just south of Fort Collins. Take exit 281 to Owl Canyon Road, just north of Fort Collins. Drive until you reach a four way intersection, then turn right on N. Colorado Rd 15. Continue about 1/2 mile until you reach E Colorado Rd 72. Turn left. Follow this road until it meets Hwy 287. Turn right toward Laramie (about 50 miles from this point to Laramie). In Laramie get on I-80 west for 1 mile, exiting at the Snowy Range Road Exit (Hwy 230). Take Hwy 230 southwest towards Woods Landing. You will cross briefly into Colorado and Hwy 230 becomes Hwy 127. Watch for Hwy 125 north and turn right there. After about a half mile, you will see the State Line Ranch on your right. Stay on Hwy 125, which changes back to Hwy 230 when you again cross the Wyoming state line. Watch the mile markers on the left. Our sign is directly across from mile marker 112. Turn right onto the ranch road and follow it for 8 miles to the ranch.
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