Ranch Experiences

Join us for new interactive experiences at Rock Bottom Ranch!

Ranch Experiences are on Thursdays from 10:30am-11:00am from Thursday, June 3 - Thursday, September 23. Advanced registration is required.

In this new series at Rock Bottom Ranch, we will rotate through four different “experiences.” Featured experiences are “Plant a Seed,” “Farm Animal Connections,” “Inside the Beehive,” and “Vegetable Tastings.” These experiences are the perfect activity for families to pair with our new self-guided tour of Rock Bottom Ranch! Experiences will be held rain or shine. Please wear comfortable clothes & bring layers. Click on each title for more details and to sign up!

Suggested $5 donation / $10 per family / free for members. You will have the opportunity to donate during registration or at the ranch!

Plant a Seed

June 3, July 1, July 29, August 26, Sept 9, Sept 23 
Join us in the Children’s Garden for a  garden-themed story. Then get your hands dirty and  experience the small wonder of planting a seed to take home for you and your family to grow.

Farm Animal Connections

June 10, July 8, August 5, Sept 2, Sept 30
Come on down to the ranch for an animal meet and greet to learn about the jobs of rabbits and chicks at the ranch. This interactive experience will also show the younger participants how to read animal body language to gain an understanding of how animals communicate their needs and feelings when we are around them. 

Vegetable Tastings

June 24, July 22, August 19, Sept 16 
Learn the journey of a seed to an adult plant at Rock Bottom Ranch by touring the production gardens and then harvesting and sampling a vegetable for yourself. 


Inside the Beehive - Done for the season! Check back in the summer of 2022!

June 17, July 15, August 12
Have you ever looked inside a bee’s hive, to see where the nectar goes, what honeycomb in the making looks like, and observed the roles of bees? Join us in taking a closer look at the complex and beautiful system that makes up a beehive, and enjoy a taste of honey to make the experience stick!

Rock Bottom Ranch is located at 2001 Hooks Spur Road, Basalt, CO 81621. Please walk, bike, or carpool to the ranch.

Please call Kitty Winograd, RBR Community Program Manager, at [email protected] or call 970-927-6760 with any questions.