Piney River Ranch, a wedding venue in Vail, Colorado, highlights the area’s natural and rugged beauty. Because it's set at the foot of the Gorge Range, couples will have stunning mountains towering high above them as their wedding backdrop. In this private setting, couples and guests will be delighted by the forty-acre property brimming with lakes and parts of the expansive White River National Forest.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples have the option of experiencing their wedding ceremony and celebration outdoors, taking in the majestic beauty of this wilderness retreat, or indoors. At the Piney River Ranch, you can invite up to 200 of your friends and family. The property also features two custom log pavilions as well as many settings, such as the ceremony dock, that offer clear views of the surrounding mountains. For couples or guests who want to continue their stay at the ranch and enjoy its many amenities, they can choose from the four guest cabins, lakeside yurt, or three glamping tents.
The Piney River Ranch is available for all parts of your wedding; from your bridal shower or engagement party all the way to your reception. The property is also available for couples looking for a photoshoot location for their engagement photos or portraits. With the gorgeous scenery found on the forty aces, couples will have many backdrop options to choose from.
Piney River Ranch also features an in-house caterer. Each couple can choose from the six different menu packages to be served at their wedding as a buffet. Whichever package or entrée, appetizer, or side section you choose will be served “ranch style” to fit in with the setting.
26 Reviews for Piney River Ranch
Recommended by 90% of couples
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Lacey · Married on 09/04/2020
Best Wedding Backdrop!
Is there any comparison?? This venue was more beautiful than we could have ever imagined! Amazing views! I also loved how everything was in 1 location. Brittany was so helpful with everything! Our guests had a blast and can’t stop talking about the venue. It was magical!Sent on 09/17/2020
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Courtney Showers · Married on 07/20/2019
Perfect Mountain Wedding - Highly Recommend!!!
We just got married at Piney River Ranch and it was absolutely perfect! The venue is absolutely stunning!! Brittany and Monique were amazing to work with leading up to and on our big day. They were very responsive and so helpful in explaining all of the details of the event and keeping us on track with everything we needed to do to prepare. On our wedding day, everything at Piney was absolutely seamless and well organized. The food was amazing and the staff were great! We cannot wait to visit again for our anniversary. If you want the most amazing mountain wedding - Piney is your place!!!!Sent on 08/03/2019
Brittany · Married on 08/27/2017
The views are so amazing it almost does not look real. Our guests are still talking about how amazing the location and food was. Piney River Ranch was very responsive during the planning process and our big day was perfect out there! They are very strict regarding some of their rules and were not very helpful during our walk through. We had to push to get a few simple changes. Overall we highly recommend Piney River Ranch and can't wait to go back for our anniversary!Sent on 09/17/2017