Bull Elk


Wild and free. Rocky mountain elk and mule deer, black bear & mountain lion flourish in abundance. The ranch is conservatively managed for the highest quality trophies and one-on-one guided experiences. Our big game hunts are by invitation only.

Experience upland game bird hunting at its finest. All-inclusive packages with no limits. Wing shooting and “wild west tower shoots" for pheasant, chukar and quail are available by advance reservations from September - March. 

Fly fishing for trout in our private lakes is included in all hunting packages.


Straight shooter. “The Rock" offers incredibly unique precision shooting and hunting schools during the months of March through August. Shooters will be coached by the most experienced instructors in the industry and presented with real-world hunting & shooting scenarios, angles, and obstacles on life-sized steel wildlife and moving targets at distances out to 2000+ yards.  In addition to precision rifle, carbine, and pistol courses, our state-of-the-art shooting pavilion with eight shooting stations will test your skills on sporting clays. Branded Rock Canyon is one of the premier recreation ranches in the world, featuring real situation hunter training on our multiple shooting ranges.


Work, play, collaborate. Bring your A-team to The Rock for a private and entertaining company retreat. Our spacious conference room includes modern A/V equipment and is separate from the main lodge, ensuring complete privacy and focus during work time. 

Looking for that perfect location to say "I Do?" Branded Rock Canyon blends Western charm with the beauty of the Colorado back country for a stunning destination wedding. Our chef and serving staff work with your wedding planner to ensure a flawless and stress-free event.

Branded Rock Canyon can accommodate up to 15 guests in private rooms and suites at the Homestead Lodge and Guesthouse, with an additional eight guests at our Branded Rock Cabin and Valley View Guesthouse.

Our 150 person capacity conference hall offers plenty of indoor space for events and catered meals, should the weather become temperamental. 

 We recommend contacting us for reservations at least 4-6 months in advance of all corporate or private events.



 Branded Rock Canyon is a 15,000 acre private ranch retreat hidden away in the rugged Colorado landscape, where rolling mountaintops and vast meadows meet the clear blue sky. 

Western hospitality, superb meals paired with exquisite wines and spirits, and an on-site international hunting concierge service are a few of the provisions available to our discerning guests. Non-hunters will delight in the cuisine, spa therapy, local tours, and peaceful serenity of the property. The ranch is located approximately four hours from Denver, and two hours from Aspen and Vail ski resorts. 

LODGING: The Homestead Lodge and Guesthouse offer 15 private guest rooms with beautiful mountain vistas, five-star amenities, handmade wood furnishings, and nature-inspired western art decor.

PROSHOP: We selectively stock our ranch ProShop with clothing and equipment to increase your effectiveness in the field. Our growing list includes Blaser, Sauer, Leupold, Kryptek, Spartan Precision Equipment, and Nosler.

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All activities require advance reservations


 Please contact us for more details, or to reserve a seat in our shooting school courses.

Branded Rock Canyon

PO Box 149, De Beque, CO. 81630

(970) 283-1145


The following documents provide additional details about our shooting program. 

Please contact us to reserve your spot in our of our courses.