3673 Chicago Creek Rd., Idaho Springs, CO
Blackstone River Ranch is an elegant mountain wedding venue located in Idaho Springs, CO. Just a 35-minute drive from Denver, this tucked-away resort is conveniently accessible while remaining blissfully secluded. The venue only hosts one event per day, meaning that on your magical day of love you will have exclusive access to the grounds. Offering spectacular views of the landscape and surrounded by whispering pines and aspens, this retreat is a dreamy location to celebrate your momentous love story. Blackstone River Ranch has numerous paths and grottos for you to explore on your wedding day. Take photographs under the covered bridge and swing, dip your toes in the river, or go up into the mountains for a dramatic backdrop. A dedicated ceremony site offers ample room to exchange your vows in front of friends, family, and swaying evergreens. Afterward, an outdoor lounge along the creek with rustic tables and chairs, draping fabrics, and string lights makes for an atmospheric spot for cocktail hours. For the reception, a large sailcloth tent is set up in the months of May - October to accommodate dinner and dancing. Indoors, two get-ready suites are adorned with chic and inviting furnishings that add to the luxurious feel of the ranch. Get in touch with Blackstone River Ranch to learn more about their comprehensive wedding packages. Rentals come with tables and chairs, lighting, sound (package depending), help with setup and cleanup, and so much more. The venue has a partnership with the nearby Water & Stone Retreat. Here, you can reserve cabins six months ahead of the nuptials weekend for you and your guests. Ideal for those seeking a mountain wedding without the long drive to the western slope, this getaway is a breathtaking location to make timeless memories.