Activities for a One-of-a-Kind Colorado Experience

What Activities are Available at The Ranch?

There are plenty of activities to take part in at the best event venue in Colorado Springs, the Flying W Ranch. From live music and Chuckwagon suppers to horseshoeing demonstrations, narrow-gauge railroad rides, axe throwing, and archery, the excitement never ends at the Flying W Ranch.

Join us on the Western Grounds for a game of Giant Jenga or climb to the top of Christmas Rock and stay for a Chuckwagon Supper and Original Western Stage Show featuring the world-famous Flying W Wranglers. Our world-class event venue in Colorado Springs has something for everyone.

The Flying W Wranglers

Tunes that will get your toes tappin’! The Wranglers never disappoint.

Native American Dancing

Take in a captivating dance exhibition by the Sweetwater Plains dancers.

Cattle Roping

Our cowboys will thrill you with this exciting cattle roping exhibition.

Russell M Wolfe Narrow Gauge Railroad

Take a ride though Christmas Rock on the Russell M Wolfe Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Pony Rides

Saddle up and ride one of our gorgeous ponies through the Western Grounds.

Horseshoeing Demonstrations

Watch our expert farriers shoe the horses at the Flying W Ranch.

Chuck Wagon Supper & Show

This classic American Chuckwagon supper and show will fill your belly!

Ranch Animals

Stop by to see a menagerie of oxen, horses, piglets, chickens and more!

Axe Throwing & Archery

On your mark, get set, throw! Throw axes and shoot arrows range.

Hat Branding

Make your mark; get your cowboy hat branded and show your Western style.

Cornhole Boards

Go for a ‘Double Deuce‘ when you play a game of Cornhole with us.

Yard Games on the Western Plaza

From Giant Jenga to Tic-Tac-Toe, there’s a game for everyone.

Private Rodeo

Take in a private rodeo and put these horses through their paces.

Carriage Rides

Sit back and enjoy a cozy carriage ride through the Flying W Ranch grounds.

Rare Oxen Exhibit

Learn about the Devon Milking Cattle and how you can preserve their legacy.

Horseshoe Pits

Throw a shoe and hook a ringer at our delightful horseshoe pits.

Horseback Riding

Take a stroll through the Western Grounds with our beautiful horses.


Enjoy a hike through the breathtaking Flying W Ranch Grounds.

Activities at the Ranch Photo Gallery

A History of Delighting Nightly Crowds

Creating the Memories of a Lifetime

The world-renowned Flying W Wranglers are the second-oldest Western performance band in the world. Their stunning three-part harmonies, superb instrumentation, and clean bunkhouse humor have delighted over seven million people since 1953.  There have been over 60 individuals that have been a part of the Flying W Wranglers with several of them performing for the Ranch for more than 30 years. The Flying W Wranglers have performed in many parts of the world including USO tours in Vietnam during the war; at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee; in London, England; at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; and Carnegie Hall in New York City.  The Flying W Wranglers have been featured in local and national television commercials, performed with world-class symphonies, sung at major sporting events, and won a wide variety of musical awards.