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Our ranch-to-table style kitchen features seasonal menu updates built to satisfy a variety of palates. Pair your dining experience with a handcrafted cocktail and local craft beers from Colorado breweries. Want to know more about dining at Elk Mountain Resort? Contact us!


Seasonally inspired world class cuisine and a fine dining experience like no other brought to the western slopes of Colorado. Enjoy dinner in our dining room or have a drink on the patio overlooking the Elk Mountain fishing lake. 

With ever-changing menus to fit any occasion, you can find the perfect meal to fit your mood from a delicious hamburger lunch to a smokey brisket dinner. Elk Mountain Resort utilizes a Colorado ranch-to-table kitchen with locally sourced ingredients to bring the freshest food to guests. 

Our chef, Daniel Castillo, is backed by years of fine dining experience and has trained with excellent chefs from across the world. Bringing his extensive experience to the table, Castillo perfectly marries Colorado ingredients with a globally inspired cusine.

Hand-Crafted Cocktails

Our professionally trained mixologists create hand-crafted cocktails made with Colorado distilled spirits. We also offer craft beers that feature local favorites from Colorado including the nearby Horsefly Brewery in Montrose.

Schedule your wine cellar tour and private wine tasting in our silver mine turned wine shaft.

Enjoy a nightcap beverage out on the patio overlooking the lake, or in our upstairs bar and lounge. Find the perfect way to sip your favorite drink at Elk Mountain.





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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 

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      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