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Reservations & Office

22500 Peyton Highway South
Colorado Springs, CO 80928



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Directions to Chico Basin Ranch

From Colorado Springs

Chico Basin Ranch is approximately 35 minutes from the Colorado Springs airport and 2 hours from Denver International Airport.

  • Take I-25 heading south (towards Pueblo)
  • Take exit 122 (Pikes Peak International Speedway)
  • Take the east frontage road south, and follow it until it crosses the railroad tracks, and turns back north. Follow this frontage road approximately 1 mile until you cross the Fountain Creek Bridge.
  • Take a hard right (east) just past the Fountain Creek Bridge onto Hanover Road immediately after river (this is where most people get lost-they go straight).
  • Follow the road (east) 13 miles to a stop sign-Hanover Community Church is on northwest corner.
  • Turn right (south) at stop sign onto Peyton Highway-road turns to dirt, you will pass fire station on your right.
  • Drive approximately 1 mile until you reach the Chico Basin Ranch gate - go under the gate onto the ranch
  • Continue on the MAIN dirt road for 4 miles (do not turn off on any side roads)
  • Turn right at the large set of buildings, corrals, and trees into headquarters and the office is the first small building
  • Welcome to Chico Basin Ranch!
*Google Maps or in-car GPS directions may be inaccurate. Please follow directions above.

Quick Facts

Altitude 5,545 feet
Latitude 38.508247 | Longitude -104.440241

Average Temperatures (F)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
43 45 52 60 69 79 85 82 75 63 51 42
18 20 26 33 43 51 57 56 47 36 25 18

Average Precipitation (in.) 
*These are historical averages, that unfortunately have been much lower in the past decade.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
0.32 0.36 1.00 1.42 2.03 2.50 2.84 3.34 1.19 0.82 0.40 0.34
CONTACT US 719.683.7960 info@chicobasinranch.com