River Bend Ranch
Known as Durango's relaxed wedding venue, River Bend Ranch is the ideal location for weddings, corporate events, family reunions, or any occassion for people to gather. Nestled in the Animas Valley just a few miles north of Durango, River Bend Ranch is within ten minutes of just about every hotel, restaurant, park, or activity you'll need. The rustic event barn seats 200 and operates as a wedding and event venue all year long. On-site lodging options are available with acres of room to relax and enjoy stunning water and mountain views.
Time seems to stand still at River Bench Ranch where you can meander through beautiful willow trees, dangle your feet over the dock on a private 5-acre lake, or cast a line into the fishing pond. With the red cliffs of Missionary Ridge and banks of the Animas River to the east, and the tall sandstone cliffs of the San Juan Mountains and steel rails of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad to the west, you'll find it easy to relax and enjoy the grandeur of the Animas Valley.
The beautiful 3,500 square foot event barn boasts a large banquet space, catering kitchen, and private room; all with rustic decor suited for any style of event from weddings and family reunions to corporate gatherings and fundraisers. Pair the beauty of the surrounding Animas Valley with the amenities of River Bend Ranch and you are sure to return home with a lasting impression!