Welcome to Dalton Ranch
A luxurious country club community nestled in the beautiful Animas valley
A community minute from Downtown Durango in the gorgeous Animas Valley. The horizon is lined by the splendid red cliffs of the San Juan Mountains and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Residents appreciate the access to the outdoors as the Animas River bisects the 270-acre valley, and elk can be seen roaming the hills from time to time. Dalton Ranch is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Dalton Ranch area boasts a strong sense of community, a fantastic country club, several restaurants, and a luxury spa. The Dalton Ranch Golf Club has multiple membership packages to encourage networking between golfers, couples, families, and more. Commuters can enjoy a quick 15-minute drive to the North Main district of downtown Durango for shopping and entertainment.
What to Love
Dalton Ranch is an excellent place for nature lovers who also enjoy a bit of luxury, with amenities and entertainment options to bring residents together. Walkable residential neighborhoods around the valley strengthen the bonds of the community. Residents meet up with friends for a couple of rounds of golf, a delicious meal, or spend time together in nature.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Dalton Ranch residents have many deluxe dining options without having to drive to the city. Alce’ Restaurant has delicious and luxurious menu creations from season to season, with patio seating overlooking the golf course and the Hermosa Cliffs. Diners can also enjoy a delightful cocktail with their filet mignon or fresh summer salad.
For those who want something more rustic and family-friendly, the James Ranch Grill sources its main regenerative ingredients from the James Ranch. Their flavorful burgers and aged artisan cheese make the tastiest cheeseburger. The livestock and vegetables are raised sustainably to preserve the environment.
The James Ranch Market is a specialty market stocked with products grown and produced by the James Ranch families and other farmers and artisans of the area. If you love sustainable, organic produce and supporting local farmers, James Ranch Market is the place for you.
There are plenty of shopping options on Main Avenue, not far from Dalton Ranch. Durango Mall and Main Mall have a variety of mainstream stores, specialty shops, and local bars to keep you entertained all day.
Things to Do
Dalton Ranch is known for its beautiful, rolling golf courses. The Dalton Ranch Golf Club boasts 250-acres and 18-holes of American links golf from May to October. Public guests can book a nine or 18-hole game to enjoy during the day. Dalton Ranch hosts golf tournaments throughout the year for those looking for some friendly competition, including individual stroke play, Club Championships, and Match Play. They also host charity tournaments, such as The Columbine Classic Duet, which is a two-day women’s invitational golf tournament. Each year The Columbine Classic raises money for a select non-profit charity.
After a long day, what’s better than relaxing at the magnificent Durango Hot Springs Resort & Spa? Surrounded by mountain views, these natural mineral hot springs are out of this world. Amenities at the resort include mineral water features, natural mineral hot springs soaking pools, Japanese-inspired cedar soaking tubs, a resort-style swimming pool, and a cold plunge pool. After a refreshing soak, guests can enjoy a pampering massage or facial at the spa.