Miscellaneous

Who owns the Flying W Ranch?

Who owns the Flying W Ranch?

David Helmbrecht waits to give Leigh Ann Wolfe, owner of Flying W Ranch, a framed album of The Flying W Wranglers. Ava Criscolo, 8, removes her cowgirl hat for prayer at the groundbreaking for the Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs on Saturday.

How big is the Flying W Ranch?

1,582.98 Acres
$11,970,000 • 1,582.98 Acres. The mighty Rio Grande River is the heart and soul of the Flying W Ranch. This Colorado “River Mountain Ranch” is an exclusive one-of-a-kind property located in Rio Grande County, Colorado. The ranch sits on the western edge of the San Luis Valley, the largest alpine valley in the world.

When did Flying W Ranch burn down?

2012
The ranch, founded by Russ Wolfe in 1953, was destroyed by the Waldo Canyon Fire in June of 2012. Ranch staff spent the following eight years rebuilding and improving drainage to protect the property from flooding by rainfall on the adjacent mountain slopes left bare by the flames.

How much is the Flying W?

The legacy and the romantic spirit of the Old West lives on. Groups 20+, contact Flying W Ranch. All tickets include admission, dinner, and show….Mountain Stream Lodge with Patios.

Configuration Capacity
04 – Reception 1300

What is W ranch?

The Flying W Ranch is a working mountain cattle ranch, and since 1953, a tourism and entertainment venue in the foothills of Colorado Springs, Colorado. From May to October, the ranch features outdoor chuckwagon suppers typical of those served on cattle drives, and western style living history areas.

What fire burned down the Flying W Ranch?

The Flying W Ranch was destroyed by the Waldo Canyon fire on June 26, 2012. The owners have committed to rebuilding it and portions the ranch reopened July 10, 2020. The General Manager at the time, Jay Chladek, had his wedding and reception June 22, 2012, and left for his honeymoon the morning of the evacuation.

Is Flying W Pool open?

Pool is closed today due to more bad weather!

Is the Flying W Airport closing?

As part of the agreement, approved by township council Nov. 15, 360 market homes and 90 affordable homes are planned for the airport property. The airport will cease to exist under the plan.

Is Flying W restaurant open?

We are open Fridays 4-9 and Saturdays 12-9.

Where is the Flying W Ranch in Oklahoma?

A favorite of families and adventurers as well, historic Flying W Guest Ranch is located about 90 miles west of Oklahoma City, between Elk City and Sayre, Oklahoma. The ranch offers many authentic reminders of the special destinations along the Great Western Cattle Trail of the 1800s.

When did the Flying W Ranch in Colorado start?

With its humble beginnings as a mountain cattle ranch in 1947, the Flying W Ranch is a living symbol of Western Heritage, embodying the romantic spirit of the Old West. What began with eleven guests in 1953, grew to more than 1,400 nightly visitors, making the Flying W Ranch one of the most popular destinations in the state of Colorado.

How big is the Flying W Guest Ranch?

The ranch offers many authentic reminders of the special destinations along the Great Western Cattle Trail of the 1800s. The 1,200-acre Flying W Guest Ranch combines contemporary ranch living, cabins, and horseback riding with our own western town.

When is supper at the Flying W Ranch?

Ya’ll Gettin’ Hungry Yet! When the western town closes and the sun begins to drop behind the foothills of Pikes Peak and the vertical red rock formations, it’s time for supper. You’ll be introduced to the Ranch, the food, and the legacy.