Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast

6471 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
Innkeeper(s): Sharill & Jim Hawkins
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    Exterior Creek view

    Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast, once the headquarters of the Four Mile Ranch, is located in a quiet valley near Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Originally homesteaded in 1885, the Four Mile Ranch is listed in the National Registry of Historic Sites.

    Four Mile Creek runs year round near the main house and two log cabins. The Creekside Cabin and the Garden Cabin as well as the Red Barn Suite and one room in the main house are available for guests. As you approach Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast, a large red barn built in 1919 will capture your attention. The grounds offer pleasant strolls through aspen groves, herb and flower gardens.

    The old Four Mile Ranch bunkhouse has been converted into the Bunkhouse Museum. The museum is a recreation of an early 1900's cowboy bunkhouse

    Guests enjoy a full breakfast in the main dining room. Breakfast is normally served at 8 am and 8:30 a.m. Complimentary refreshments will be available in the evening. Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast is located 6.5 miles south of Glenwood Springs and only 3.5 miles from Sunlight Ski Area.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Jim for sharing his own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Rural setting (near attractions) Historic listing with creek and cabins.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Location and historic feel and great breakfasts.  :).

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Hot Springs.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Lots of character and "my parents would love this place."

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Sunlight Ski area.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Visit the various hot springs, river rafting, Hiking, great dining, and bicycling.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Hiking trails.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    The Pullman restaurant.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Glenwood Springs Chamber resort association.

    How many rooms does your inn have?


    Do you accept pets?

    We are flexible about by case. The Hotel Colorado and Avalanche Ranch are pet friendly.

  • About Your Hosts

    Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast innkeepers

    Jim and Sharill Hawkins are very sincere in their desire to create a pleasant and interesting environment for visitors to Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast.

    Jim is a retired Denver Firefighter and Sharill is a former owner of Show of Hands, a gallery of fine American crafts, located in Denver. Sharill creates beautiful jewelry from recycled metals and Jim is a singer/songwriter with several albums.

  • Things to do in the Roaring Fork Valley

    We are a 15 minute drive from the Hot Springs Pool, Iron Mountain Hot Springs and the Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves.

    Glenwood Springs and the surrounding area offers miles of biking trails, including the spectacular Glenwood Canyon hiking and biking path.

    Four Mile Park is a large, open area in the National Forest that has miles of four wheel drive roads and snowmobile trails; It is located less than 20 minutes from Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast.

    Aspen, Carbondale, and historic Redstone are all less than one hour's drive through the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley

    The Roaring Fork and the Frying Pan rivers offer fishing in designated "Gold Medal" waters.

    In Glenwood Springs ride the Iron Mountain Tramway to the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.

    Sunlight Ski Area is only 4 miles up the road and offers affordable skiing on a complete ski mountain.

  • How to Find Us

    From downtown Glenwood Springs

    1. Follow Highway 82 South to 27th Street
    2. Turn right and proceed 1/4 mile to the bridge crossing Roaring Fork River
    3. Cross the 27th St. bridge, go around the traffic circle and exit on Midland South
    4. Follow Midland Ave past the Conoco Gas Station
    5. County Road 117 (Four Mile Rd.) forks about a 1/4 mile past the Conoco
    6. Take the right fork and proceed 5 miles up Four Mile Road
    7. You'll see our big red barn with the circle 4M brand painted on it
    8. Turn in just past the barn

    From Aspen

    1. Turn left on 27th Street (first traffic light past McDonald's)
    2. Follow the directions above