Elk Mountain Resort

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Join us for our very first 

Winter Wonderland 

The Holiday Season is finally here, and we welcome you to spend it here with us at beautiful Elk Mountain Resort! From December 19th-30th, we have put together a series of all sorts of different Holiday Themed events that are sure bring out the Yuletide Spirit in everyone! With discounted room rates and extended restaurant hours during those dates as well, the Winter Wonderland is the perfect Holiday getaway for you this winter. Please follow the link below for more information!  

Experience Elk Mountain

Experience Western Colorado on nearly 300 acres of  spruce, pine and aspen forestry where wildlife is at every corner and the mountain experience opportunities are endless. Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities that are accompanied by luxury amenities including delicious food and spa services perfect for everyone during your mountain getaway.

Explore Colorado

Explore the outdoors at Elk Mountain Resort, from fishing at our private lake to exploring the Uncompahgre National Forest joined by the Grand Mesa National Forest as well as the Gunnison National Forest totally nearly 3 million acres of forests. Slow it down by enjoying a game of tennis at the tennis courts and lunch in our picnic areas, and much more to come on the horizon.

Located nearly 35 miles from Telluride, 22 miles from the town of Montrose, with the historic town of Ouray, and the Ute Indian Museum nearby as well.

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Event, Meeting or Retreat

Start planning for 2022! Host your wedding or corporate event at Elk Mountain Resort, or join us for our own Elk Mountain hosted events for a unique and luxurious mountain get away.

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Dining at Elk Mountain

Enjoy southern-style comfort food including award-winning Texas-style barbeque prepared by our head chef. The restaurant at Elk Mountain Resort features locally sourced ingredients for all our dishes as well as local craft beers and Colorado distilled spirits.

From fresh lunches to tasty dinners, our kitchen has the perfect dish to complete your day of adventuring in the Colorado mountains.

Visit Today


The resort is located approximately 18.5 miles from the center of downtown Montrose (Main St. & Townsend Ave.) 

  • Upon leaving the Montrose airport, take a LEFT onto HWY. US 550 and proceed to MAIN ST.
  • TURN RIGHT on WEST MAIN ST. and go west approx. 2 miles to Hwy 90 
  • TURN LEFT onto HWY. 90 and proceed approx. 1.5 miles to the T intersection. 
  • TURN RIGHT at the T to remain on Hwy. 90 and go about 1/4 mile to Dave Wood Rd. 
  • TURN LEFT onto DAVE WOOD RD. Stay on Dave Wood Rd. all the way (approx. 12 miles) to thresort entrance. Dave Wood Rd. will turn into a gravel / dirt road. 
  • TURN LEFT through the ELK MOUNTAIN RESORT arched sign
  • After leaving Placerville, TURN RIGHT on HWY 62, towards Ridgway. 
  • Travel 8 miles to the "Old Ski Dallas" sign on right side of the highway. 
  • TURN LEFT onto the uphill dirt road 60X. 
  • Travel on this road for about 6. 7 miles and TURN RIGHT onto DAVE WOOD RD. 
  • Pass under power lines and travel 2. 7 miles to the Sanborn Park. TURN RIGHT to stay on Dave Wood Rd. 
  • Travel another 3.5 miles towards Montrose, until you see the ELK MOUNTAIN RESORT arched sign on your right. 


      Lodge Office Hours

      Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm

      Saturdays: 8am-5pm

      Sundays: 8am-2pm

      Site Visits by appointment only, please call 970.812.8036
      to schedule an appointment or for event inquires 

      Visit Us

      97 Elk Walk Road
      Montrose, CO 81403

      Restaurant Hours

      Thursdays: 5pm-8pm

      Fridays: 11-2 Lunch & 5pm-8pm Dinner

      Saturdays: 11am-2pm Lunch & 5pm-10pm Dinner

      Sundays: 10am-2pm

      To make a restaurant reservation, please call 970.812.8036