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The Horseshoe Lodge is the perfect place to retreat into the beauty and simplicity of Nature. Surrounded by towering hundred year old pines. The Horseshoe Lodge has been lovingly and tastefully renovated into an eco-lodge, making it an ideal place to comfortably experience Nature's peace and wonder. We offer 11 art-inspired rooms in our West Wing and 2 large dorm rooms for groups (sleeping up to 60) in our East Wing.
4.8 on April 21, 2013
This is a wonderful mountain get away. The rooms are decorated with a distinct charm. The food is fabulous. This is a great place if you're looking for a peaceful, nature based experience.
5 on April 21, 2013
There are not enough "stars" for the Horseshoe Lodge at MPEC. In all of my travels -- domestic and international -- I have never experienced the combination of exceptional hospitality, impeccable service, and natural beauty in which I found myself immersed at MPEC. From the first moment I arrived, through every delectable and healthy meal,to the peaceful surroundings in my room and in the park... the excellence was consistent, and multi-dimensional. There is simply no room for improvement.
4.6 on April 21, 2013
Had a GREAT stay --- the Swedish Mountain room EXCEEDED our expectations. We had a nice tour of several other rooms, too, and the website photos just don't do these accommodations justice! The welcome was so nice and and the self-serve breakfast was beautiful! All this quality while using the latest in sustainable technology -- couldn't ask for more. We could walk to some great hiking trails that were just the right challenge and provided some wonderful mountain views. Just enough exercise to make the Swedish Mountain room's bed and fireplace the perfect place to rest!
4.8 on October 29, 2012
My husband and I love to go to MPEC. Just about a half-hour south of Pueblo. We stay there for a week at a time, when we can -- and find peace in the mountains. On weekends when there are meals provided, the food is healthy and marvelous. We love it even when there is so service -- the break-out kitchen is sufficient for our needs -- and the rooms are so beautiful! We have our favorite, of course -- the Swiss Mountain Room -- complete with a fireplace and its own bath. I am willing to share the secret -- because I love MPEC so much!
Countryside, Mountains, Small town
Colorado Springs, CO (COS) 74 miles
see our website for full directions .hikeandlearn.org/directions.html
Nature area, Bishop's Castle 15 miles, San Isabel National Park borders us!, 6 1/2 miles of groomed hiking trails, wildlife includes bears, mountain lions, deer, excellent birding, wildflowers, Picnic area
Other, Historic Inn, Bed and Breakfast
Conference Rooms, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , delicious meals for groups
Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Wi-Fi
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, guided hikes by naturalist, walking labyrinth, porch rocking, fire circle, walking, nature watching, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails
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