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Schmid Family Ranch

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Our Background

The Schmid Family Ranch is a Centennial farm on Wilson Mesa, about ten miles West of Telluride, Colorado. The ranch has been in operation since the family homesteaded in 1882. The family worked with the Nature Conservancy to preserve the entire ranch through a conservation easement now held by the San Miguel Conservation Foundation. Today the family's wish is to share this unique property with the community while maintaining a way of life that honors the land.Parcels of the land were homesteaded by the Schmid Family ancestors as early a 1882.  The “Upper Place” was homesteaded in 1912.  The lower parcels were bought and added in the mid 1930's making a total of nearly 900 acres.  Goldie, Marvin and Sydney Schmid are the current owners. They recently placed a conservation easement on the property, preventing development or subdivision.  The Schmid Family Ranch continues to operate today as a unique working ranch.

What We Provide



Just a few miles from downtown Telluride in the shadow of Mt. Wilson peak sits the beautiful Schmid Family Ranch. With beautiful 360-degree mountain views of the surrounding San Juans, you might be asking yourself what a full wedding look does like at the ranch? well, it's a 3-day rental starting at $7500.00 it includes the use of two cabins there are two different ceremony sites to choose from one is in a romantic  aspen grove and  the other is on the ridge line there an breathtaking spot for the reception with the use  of a fire pit. There are two cabins included  for you and your loved ones.    know i know your thinking of how to make all of your dreams come true on this historical mountain ranch !!  call us today and see how we can help with your dream

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