Facility Rentals

Why Choose Cross Bar X Youth Ranch?  

Whether you need a fun place to take your youth group or a relaxing place to get away with your coworkers, Cross Bar X is the place for you.  Offering an affordable experience at a high quality facility, Cross Bar X provides everything you need to make your next group getaway a huge success!

Our beautiful log buildings and cabins provide comfortable lodging for up to 80 people in both private bedrooms and group quarters.

Conveniently located 45 minutes from skiing and snowboarding at Durango Mountain Resort and 15 minutes southeast of Historic Downtown Durango, the whole of the Four Corners is at your fingertips to guarantee your group has a wonderful time in beautiful Southwestern Colorado!

Your group will have access to 130 scenic acres, hiking trails, our private lake, and more to escape from the noise, hustle and bustle of everyday life.

You can also utilize our fully furnished commercial kitchen and dining facilities to prepare meals as affordably or extravagantly as you choose.  This allows your group to operate on your own schedule in a relaxed atmosphere. 

Cross Bar X offers one of the largest high ropes course in Colorado and also offers a climbing wall, giant swing, leap of faith, low-ropes teambuilding course, and 800 foot zip line to thrill and challenge your group!




Overnight Accomodations

Cost is $15/person per night, with a minimum group size of 15 people.  (Exclusive use of CBX, $20/person per night)

A $75 cleaning fee applies to all groups.  

Check in is no earlier than 3 pm, Check out is 11 am.

Late check out will be subject to an additional charge of $50 per hour. 

Additionally, a $225 deposit is required to reserve facilities. (This deposit is credited toward the total payment)

Overnight use includes use of the CBX facilities, grounds, and activities.  High Ropes, Lake, and Tubing Hill activities are subject to additional fees.



Day Use Only


The Day use fee for Cross Bar X is $10 per person for an 8 hour continuous block of time at the ranch. (Does not apply to overnight groups)

Day use includes use of the CBX facilities and grounds.  High Ropes, Lake, and Tubing Hill activities are subject to additional fees.






CBX Recreation Activities


Tubing Hill

Cross Bar X has one of the longest tubing hill runs in Colorado!  At 800', our luge style run is an extreme and intense experience for any participant.  Rental includes commercial tubes and two CBX facilitators. 

$5 per person, per hour (minimum 2 hrs.)

Lake Rental

Cross Bar X's lake is a 3 acre, spring fed lake.  Recreation includes fishing, canoeing, swimming, kayaking, and row boating. 

Rental includes all lake equipement and one lifeguard for every 10 participants.

$5 per person, per hour (minimum 2 hrs.)

Ropes Course

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Contact Us

Colorado Outdoor Learning School
2111 County Road 222
Durango, CO 81303
office: 970-259-2716
fax: 970-259-8006