GROUP RETREAT RENTAL ON THE RIVER! Lodge sleeps 25/ Cabin sleeps 6. Fish/ float from your own back yard! Beautiful mountain views out every window!!
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Rio River Retreat now has 2 wonderful places to stay- the LODGE which sleeps 25 and the CABIN which sleeps 6.

LODGE- Enjoy this beautiful 3 story log cabin that sits right on the banks of the Gold Medal fishing waters of the Rio Grande River in beautiful South Fork, Colorado. This cabin will accommodate 25 guests in 6 bedrooms and a sleeping loft.

Large enough for multiple families, church groups, quilt/ craft/ scrapbook retreats, small weddings/ vow renewals, business retreats, ATV groups, hunters, fishing groups etc.

The open concept living/ kitchen/ dining area provides ample space for everyone to gather without feeling crowded. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, cookware and has 2 refrigerators, 2 ovens, a gas stove top and large island for food prep for your group. The large dining room can accommodate up to 25 guests comfortably. Additional folding tables and cushioned chairs are available for large groups and quilt/ craft retreats.

Rio River Retreat Cabin has three floors with two rooms on each.

The Lodge room, which sleeps 2 in a queen bed, is right off the living area and has 2 windows that look out to the river. You will also find a sitting area for morning coffee or just enjoying a good book in the morning. It has a private bath with a tile/ glass shower.
The River Room is super cozy with 2 twin beds and a floor to ceiling window that overlooks the river. What a beautiful view to wake up to in the mornings! There is a half bath right outside of this room.
There is a washer/ dryer located on the main level that is for our guests to use during their stay. We do ask that you provide your own laundry soap.

The Aspen Room has a queen, twin daybed with pop up trundle and a playpen if needed. A cozy rocking chair is situated by the window for a beautiful view of the river.
The Oh Deer Room also has a queen, twin and roll out trundle. Open the window to hear the river as you doze off to sleep at night and enjoy watching it flow by during the day!
The loft has 3 hand hewn log daybeds and 2 roll out trundles. Enjoy the stunning views of the San Juan Mountains out the large picture windows.
There is a full bath situated between the 2 bedrooms upstairs with a tub/ shower combo.

This is where you will find the kids in your group hanging out the most. With an additional living area with tv/ dvd, a pool table, 2 foos ball tables, 2 game tables and lots of board games, they will be sure to have lots of fun! There are 2 bedrooms and a full bath with stand-up shower located on the lower level, which walks out to the large patio/ driveway.
The Colorado room has a queen bed and a full over full bunk bed. Please bring a sleeping bag for the lucky person who gets to sleep on the top bunk.
The Texas Room has a queen Sleep Number bed as well as a twin size bed. There is a full bathroom with a stand up shower on the lower level.

Outside amenities include a large deck with tables and chairs overlooking the river, large patio on the lower level with 2 grills---1 propane and 1charcoal, a picnic table, riverside fire pit with grate for cooking on, fish cleaning station, large beautiful, grassy yard for games, aspen arch overlooking the river for intimate small weddings and vow renewal ceremonies and log style bench seats for guest seating. White folding chairs are available for rent if needed.

Horse boarding is available on the property next door for an additional fee for those who need it. A large pen and covered stall with water use and plenty of extra parking for your horse trailer are provided.

South Fork is your basecamp for adventure! Nestled in the Rio Grande National Forrest and in the San Juan mountain range, you are sure to find activities to keep you busy during your stay.

- Fly fish in the Gold Medal fishing waters of the Rio Grande River
- Fish in the many beautiful lakes and reservoirs nearby
- Take a hike and enjoy the scenery of the majestic mountains. Trails range from beginners to advanced. Just 17 miles away you will find the Continental Divide trail at the top of Wolf Creek Pass.
- Ski the best powder in Colorado at Wolf Creek Ski Resort
- ATV/ jeep trail for hundreds of miles on easy or extreme trails
- Explore the old mining town of Creede and drive Bachelor's Loop
- Ride the Durango/ Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
- Play in the sand and creek bed at the Great Sand Dunes National Park
- Drive over Wolf Creek Pass at hike to the top of Treasure Falls.
- Relax in the healing mineral waters at Pagosa Springs hot springs pools
- Rock climb at world known Penitente' Canyon
- Snow shoe and cross country ski the groomed trails around South Fork
- Explore the winter wilderness on a snow mobile
- Play golf at the championship golf course, Rio Grand Club and Resort
- Hunt deer, elk and bear (must obtain tags)

With so much to do and so little time, you are sure to start planning your next trip before you even leave! We hope you will make Rio River Retreat your favorite vacation spot year after year!
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Sleeping Configuration

1 queen bed
On main level. Has attached bath with tile and glass shower. Overlooks the river.
2 single beds
On the main level. River view. Half bath
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
On upper level. River view. Shares a full bathroom with tub/ shower combo.
Oh Deer
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
On upper level. River view. Shares a bathroom with Aspen room and loft.
5 single beds
On upper level. Looks out the large picture windows of the living room to the San Juan Mountains. Shares a bathroom with Aspen and Oh Deer rooms.
1 queen bed, 1 bunk bed
Located on the lower level. Shares a bathroom with the Texas room. Top bunk must use a sleeping bag- (not provided)
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Located on the lower level. Shares a bathroom with a shower stall with the Colorado room.


Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Full Kitchen
Satellite TV
Security Cameras
Smoke Detector

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Ice skating
Mountain biking
Horseback riding


Child friendly
Children's books and toys
Baby friendly
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
Parking Included
There is plenty of parking for multiple vehicles with cargo/ utility trailers in the driveway. We also own the vacant property next door, where there is a barn and room for trucks/ trailers.
Wheelchair Accessible
The main level is accessible by a gravel and wood ramp. There is plenty of mobility space inside and the master bedroom (Lodge room) has a bathroom big enough for a wheelchair to move around. The shower has a 4" lip but big enough for a shower chair which is provided. Not officially ADA approved but it is manageable.

Getting around

Rio River Retreat is easily accessible from the highway.

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My husband and I just recently moved to Colorado from Texas. We enjoy everything about the outdoors- riding our atv, going on jeep rides, kayaking, hiking, skiing and even some fishing. Our dream was to own a church retreat center, but when we found this big beautiful cabin in one of our favorite places in Colorado we knew it was meant to be. We love hosting church groups, family reunions, fishing and ski groups, and quilt/ craft retreats. Our favorite part about managing the cabin ourselves is meeting all of the wonderful people that have come here from all over the world and sharing stories with them and giving them ideas of what to do while they are here. We look forward to meeting you and your group!
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Prior to obtaining door entry codes you MUST: -Sign and return the rental agreement to owners One day prior to arrival you will be sent the codes to the keyless entry doors. Should you need to arrive prior to 4pm, approval must be obtained one week in advance.
Suitable for Events
Small weddings and vow renewals must pay additional event fee and be approved by the owners prior to the booking. Chairs available for rent at an additional charge.
No pets
Absolutely no pets allowed. Abuse of this policy will result in forfeiture of full deposit.
No smoking
Smoking/ vaping is only allowed OUTSIDE on the patio or in the driveway. Absolutely no smoking on the deck or in the house. Abuse of this policy will result in forfeiture of the full deposit. No illegal drugs allowed on our property.
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
This is NOT a party cabin. We expect our guests to respect our property and the noise ordinance for the town, as there are several houses nearby.
House Rules
Upon booking you will receive the rental agreement to sign.
Absolutely no pets are allowed. No smoking or vaping is allowed inside the cabin or on the deck. Should you smoke cigarettes, they must be disposed of in the bucket or trash. DO NOT leave butts on the ground- this will result in additional charges against your deposit. Absolutely NO MARIJUANA or illegal drugs are allowed at Rio River Retreat. Abuse of this policy will result in forfeiture of the full deposit.
The number of guests allowed is the number as stated on the rental agreement. Should you have additional guests other than the maximum amount allowed you will forfeit your entire deposit.
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Payment Policy
We accept Venmo, PayPal, cash and checks from returning guests. New guests must pay using a major credit card, or paypal. Churches and tax exempt organizations must provide us with a 1099.
Refundable Damage Deposit
A $400 authorization hold is placed on your credit card one week prior to check in to cover any damages, missing items or excessive cleaning fees.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made at least 60 days in advance will receive a full refund minus $200 cancellation fee. If cancelled after that, it is non-refundable unless the cabin gets rebooked for full amount, minus $200 fee. Travel insurance is recommended.
The full booking amount can be divided into 2 or 3 payments if reservation is made more than 60 days in advance.
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Rio River Retreat -LODGE is a Cabin located in South Fork, Colorado, United States. This Cabin is available for short term lodging and accommodates 25 guests
Rio River Retreat -LODGE has 7 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Oct 2020

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