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The Craftsman Lodge is a great place for a family reunion, a corporate/church retreat, hosting your wedding party or a romantic getaway for two. Located southwest of the quaint town of Rye in the Greenhorn Mountains of Southern Colorado, the lodge is done in the Arts and Crafts design era. Located southwest of the quaint town of Rye in the Greenhorn Mountains of Southern Colorado, the lodge is done in the Arts and Crafts design era.

Out and About at The Craftsman Lodge

We just completed a visit to Bent’s Old Fort (NPS) & Koshare Indian Museum both in/near la Junta, about an hour and fifty minutes from the lodge, a bit of a trip, but in all honesty quite worth it as

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Finnish Sauna finished!

Exterior of Finnish Sauna

Our Rustic Finnish Sauna is finished! This traditional Finnish sauna is built in part of recycled materials. The interior has cedar benches and trim, white pine planking, and natural stone backing a wood/coal fired camp stove that keeps the sauna

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Going Green! Conservation and trail blazing

The Craftsman Lodge is going green! We have instituted many conservation savings ideas at The Craftsman Lodge to reduce our carbon footprint. We are also starting to rehabilitate the property beginning with rebuilding the pond for spring, construction of two

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Grand Re-Opening “The Craftsman Lodge”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Cathy Blanton The Craftsman Lodge 719-989-0853 craftsmanlodge@gmail.com www.craftsmanlodge.com Grand Reopening “The Craftsman Lodge” Rye, Colorado, November 3, 2016 – The Craftsman Lodge located on Greenhorn Mountain is now taking reservations for the 2016/2017 tourist/wedding season. Our

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The Greenhorn Valley

History: Legend has it the Greenhorn Mountians and Greenhorn Valley get their names from Comanche Indian Chief Tabivo Naritgant. The Spanish gave him the nickname “Cuerno Verde”, which translates to “Green Horn” in English. When in battle, Cuerno Verde wore

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Bear Country

The Craftsman Lodge lies in the heart of bear country. While the chances of meeting bears are relatively low, largely because of bears’ disinterest in most people, you must know how to avoid, recognize, and deal with bear encounters. Bears

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