This public golf course located in Carbondale, Colorado offers an unparalleled backdrop with world-class amenities. Set within the undulating terrain of the Crystal River Valley floor, the course at River Valley Ranch is your select destination for a true Rocky Mountain golf experience! At 12,996 ft., Mount Sopris rises high above the valley floor and dominates the view from every hole of our award winning,  Jay Morrish-designed golf course.

The pristine waters of the Crystal River meander through the heart of the course fronting four unique holes of play while offering exciting river carries.  The course boasts challenging elevation changes and large, firm greens to enhance your golf experience.

Originally part of the historic Thompson Family Ranch, the course at River Valley Ranch sits on over 150 acres.  The expansive Homestead patio provides one of the best mountain views in the Roaring Fork Valley.

After a round of golf, take some time to enjoy our bar and patio at the acclaimed Homestead Bar and Grill. Taking care of our golfers is a priority.  We offer grab and go breakfast and turn food options as well as a stocked beverage cart on course.

**Please note, as a courtesy we have a water and ice refill station available for our golfers.  We do not provide disposable cups as we try to reduce our environmental impact.  Please bring a water bottle or purchase a reusable cup in the pro shop.  We thank you for your assistance in keeping plastics out of our landfills..

Par 72, 18 holes

Watch a beautiful fly-over video of our Carbondale public golf course

Built in 1998, the award winning course was designed by acclaimed architect, and Coloradan, Jay Morrish. Morrish’s work includes properties such as TPC Scottsdale, Castle Pines, The Boulders, Scotland’s Lock Lomond, and Glen Abbey in Ontario, Canada to name a few. This Carbondale golf course is among one of the best.

7348

yards from the champion tees

136

slope rating

72

par

What Golfers Are Saying

Beautifully maintained golf course with stunning views of Mt. Sopris. Great layout, fun for all abilities. Everyone was friendly and helpful, from the starter, to the golf shop staff, to the golf professionals. Homestead Bar & Grill was outstanding. Great food, great service, and unbelievable setting.

Golfadvisor.com Review

My experience at River Valley Ranch Golf exceeded my expectations in every way. The new management has definitely taken RVR to the next level. The staff is welcoming, friendly, and helpful. The golf course, set in one of the most beautiful locations in the Roaring Fork Valley, is both fun and challenging, and it is in immaculate condition ...you won’t be disappointed!

Golfadvisor.com Review

RVR is an easy course to navigate, challenging but fun. There are 2 experienced pros who are always glad to help. There are clinics for different levels and a great driving range. The restaurant is wonderful, serving breakfast on the go, lunch at the turn and full menu for lunch and dinner. The views from this course are fabulous!

Golfadvisor.com Review

The course is in great shape. It is clear that the new management knows what needs to be done to keep the course in great shape and the golfers happy... Everything runs very smooth and I feel like my business is appreciated. The restaurant is great. Food is good and the service is excellent.

Golfadvisor.com Review

If you want a pristine course with beautiful Mountain View’s you want to play this one.

Golfadvisor.com Review