130x130 sq 1301005172489 lodgepicsupersmall

Wild Basin Lodge and Event Center

Allenspark , CO

LOCATION

1130 County Road 84 W
Allenspark, CO 80510 US (map)

PHONE

303-747-2274

WEBSITE

View website
Please let this vendor know that you found them on the WeddingWire Network.

ABOUT US

Wild Basin Lodge offers a scenic mountain setting for rehearsals, weddings and receptions. Our elegant lodge accommodates up to 200 people and is accented by outstanding cuisine and... Read more
Wild Basin Lodge offers a scenic mountain setting for rehearsals, weddings and receptions. Our elegant lodge accommodates up to 200 people and is accented by outstanding cuisine and service. Dance floors, unique bars, beautiful lodge rooms, and outdoor decks provide a spacious and diverse setting for our guests.







Paul Nicole | Estes Park from Michael Lee Ring on Vimeo. Read less

PHOTOS

130x130 sq 1420665355240 fall.lodge 2
130x130 sq 1416785539323 mariya andy wedding proofs 0008
130x130 sq 1420747375315 mountain.ceremony
130x130 sq 1420750915443 lodge.night
130x130 sq 1416841739423 wedding 0274
130x130 sq 1420665259076 fall.river 2
130x130 sq 1416785498405 mariya andy wedding proofs 0007
130x130 sq 1416785581149 mariya andy wedding proofs 0026
130x130 sq 1420747401923 bridegroom
130x130 sq 1416841697840 wedding 0231
130x130 sq 1416841789451 wedding 0120
130x130 sq 1416785614015 mariya andy wedding proofs 0002
130x130 sq 1416841827849 wedding 0309
130x130 sq 1416843228638 wedding 0229
130x130 sq 1420747318694 mountain.wedding
130x130 sq 1416843287667 wedding 0234
130x130 sq 1416843879325 wedding 0239
130x130 sq 1416843931789 wedding 0251
130x130 sq 1420747283688 bridge
130x130 sq 1420749403411 first.look
130x130 sq 1420749440363 cake.cutting
130x130 sq 1420749500437 wedding.reception
130x130 sq 1420749549164 river.couple
130x130 sq 1420749589985 rings
130x130 sq 1420749643370 river
130x130 sq 1420749697587 wbl
130x130 sq 1420749752270 wild.basin
130x130 sq 1357581992180 photo1vergephotography
130x130 sq 1357581999875 photo2vpm
130x130 sq 1357582005432 photo3danicalarsenphotography
130x130 sq 1357582023894 photo4kenmillerphotography
130x130 sq 1357582028432 photo5julieharrisphotography
130x130 sq 1357582031673 photo6markhayesphotography
130x130 sq 1357582038394 photo7vpm
130x130 sq 1357582042827 photo8tomkphoto
130x130 sq 1357582048607 photo9vpm
130x130 sq 1357582052071 photo10julieharrisphotography
130x130 sq 1357584314706 amygettinglipliner795x530
130x130 sq 1357584321808 amywithbridesmaids795x530
130x130 sq 1357584329794 boulderweddingvenuefallphotography1
130x130 sq 1357584336614 brideandflowergirlinthefall353x530
130x130 sq 1357584344119 couplephoto795x530
130x130 sq 1357584350866 fallcouple353x530
130x130 sq 1357584357500 fallphotography353x530
130x130 sq 1357584364196 flyawayveil353x530
130x130 sq 1357584370655 greatoutdoorweddingphoto353x530
130x130 sq 1357584377927 greatphotoatst795x530
130x130 sq 1357584385266 groomkissingbride795x530
130x130 sq 1357584392392 hairtimeforamy353x530
130x130 sq 1357584399907 iwannaholdyourhand795x530
130x130 sq 1357584407259 jenbosmaphotography353x530
130x130 sq 1357584415133 mountainfallphoto795x530
130x130 sq 1357584423820 sunstreamphotoofbride353x530
130x130 sq 1357584432139 thehappycouple353x530
130x130 sq 1357584441268 autumnpathwalk798x530
130x130 sq 1357584450087 boulderbride798x530
130x130 sq 1357584458434 bridalumbrella351x530
130x130 sq 1357584467917 chrisandbestman797x530
130x130 sq 1357584477257 coloradocouple351x530
130x130 sq 1357584485827 coloradorosefallcake798x530
130x130 sq 1357584494770 dustyandherbouquet706x530
130x130 sq 1357584502102 dustyatherwedding351x530
130x130 sq 1357584510906 fencebridalparty798x530
130x130 sq 1357584522033 happymountaincouple706x530
130x130 sq 1357584532152 image351x530
130x130 sq 1357584541082 kissbythewagon798x530
130x130 sq 1326491602956 proposedphoto6
130x130 sq 1326491605159 proposedphoto7
130x130 sq 1326491607096 proposedphoto8
130x130 sq 1326491578237 proposedphoto1
130x130 sq 1326491600003 proposedphoto4
130x130 sq 1326491589940 proposedphoto10
130x130 sq 1326491595471 proposedphoto2
130x130 sq 1326491610065 proposedphoto9
130x130 sq 1326491597878 proposedphoto3
130x130 sq 1297642215436 012
130x130 sq 1297642229999 063
130x130 sq 1299171450278 41hessbilliet
130x130 sq 1299171454013 july003
130x130 sq 1299171456982 june001
130x130 sq 1299171503357 katieandevan72807853
130x130 sq 1299171531435 30554lj
130x130 sq 1299171614091 nikkimartin0566
130x130 sq 1299171650810 017
130x130 sq 1299171655169 wtrwedrest
130x130 sq 1299171687825 095r03f31
130x130 sq 1299171695466 0014
130x130 sq 1299171704482 avery
130x130 sq 1299171732794 30319lj
130x130 sq 1299171781544 janellglen359
130x130 sq 1299171832919 artisti004
130x130 sq 1297642192749 008

INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
2
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Rustic, Vintage
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Catering / Bar, Clean Up, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors OK, Set Up
What catering services do you offer?
Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'Oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What event items are available?
Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Tables
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
2
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What catering services do you provide?
Outside Cake OK
What types of cuisine do you cater?
African, American, Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Russian, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Exclusive Venue Use, Private Room
What kind of menus do you offer for rehearsal dinners?
Custom, Private Events, Reh. Dinner Specific
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

REVIEWS

4.9
out of 5.0
4.9/5.0
4.9/5.0
4.9/5.0
4.8/5.0
4.9/5.0
Sort by
Default vendor profile pic
Bev
Wedding:
2/20/2011
5.0/5.0
The Wild Basin Lodge staff treated us and our guests, as if we were a million dollar wedding instead of the small affair it was! The venue is definitely 5-star in my books. (Bev & Vince, wedding date: 2/20/11)
The Wild Basin Lodge staff treated us and our guests, as if we were a million dollar wedding instead of the small affair Read more...
The Wild Basin Lodge staff treated us and our guests, as if we were a million dollar wedding instead of the small affair it was! The venue is definitely 5-star in my books. (Bev & Vince, wedding date: 2/20/11) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
goozygalred
Wedding:
12/28/2009
5.0/5.0
Denise and the entire staff at Wild Basin Lodge were just amazing! Everything turned out beautifully and the food was wonderful! They were very flexible and patient with all of our changes and requests. The site is so gorgeous...you won't believe your eyes!
Denise and the entire staff at Wild Basin Lodge were just amazing! Everything turned out beautifully and the food was Read more...
Denise and the entire staff at Wild Basin Lodge were just amazing! Everything turned out beautifully and the food was wonderful! They were very flexible and patient with all of our changes and requests. The site is so gorgeous...you won't believe your eyes! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
skiluvr7979
Wedding:
10/1/2009
5.0/5.0
We loved the place from the moment we walked in! Denice and her crew are wonderful. The Enhanced package is well worth not having to deal with the hassle of little details. We are already booked to have dinner there in the near future.
We loved the place from the moment we walked in! Denice and her crew are wonderful. The Enhanced package is well worth not Read more...
We loved the place from the moment we walked in! Denice and her crew are wonderful. The Enhanced package is well worth not having to deal with the hassle of little details. We are already booked to have dinner there in the near future. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
Lauren
Wedding:
8/7/2009
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough about Wild Basin Lodge. It is an absolutely beautiful location, with the kindest people you will ever meet. Denise, in particular, played a key part in even making my wedding possible! Three months before the wedding, we had some severe financial concerns and considered postponing everything. When I talked with Denise, she personally sat down with me and helped figure out how we could make the wedding happen. Everywhere else we had looked, people basically told us that this is the biggest day of your life and you should plan on spending accordingly. Denise told us that this is a big day, but it shouldn't put you in debt for the next five years of your life. She helped us determine where to spend our money and what was really unnecessary. She went above and beyond to make it the best day of my life (thus far), without bankrupting us. In the end, it absolutely felt like a million dollar wedding! Not only that, but the folks at Wild Basin take care of almost EVERYTHING!! I was not interested in micro-managing, so it was such a relief to find a place that covers details you wouldn't even think to consider. I could go on and on, so I'll make the rest short and sweet:

-BEAUTIFUL scenery, great for pictures!
-Wonderful people
-Delicious food
-Top notch service
-Dedication to making the bride and groom happy!
-Gorgeous scenery
-Wildlife!
-Extremely inclusive
-Kind employees
-Beautiful surroundings...did I mention that already?
-Denise and Nils! (owners)
I can't say enough about Wild Basin Lodge. It is an absolutely beautiful location, with the kindest people you will ever Read more...
I can't say enough about Wild Basin Lodge. It is an absolutely beautiful location, with the kindest people you will ever meet. Denise, in particular, played a key part in even making my wedding possible! Three months before the wedding, we had some severe financial concerns and considered postponing everything. When I talked with Denise, she personally sat down with me and helped figure out how we could make the wedding happen. Everywhere else we had looked, people basically told us that this is the biggest day of your life and you should plan on spending accordingly. Denise told us that this is a big day, but it shouldn't put you in debt for the next five years of your life. She helped us determine where to spend our money and what was really unnecessary. She went above and beyond to make it the best day of my life (thus far), without bankrupting us. In the end, it absolutely felt like a million dollar wedding! Not only that, but the folks at Wild Basin take care of almost EVERYTHING!! I was not interested in micro-managing, so it was such a relief to find a place that covers details you wouldn't even think to consider. I could go on and on, so I'll make the rest short and sweet:

-BEAUTIFUL scenery, great for pictures!
-Wonderful people
-Delicious food
-Top notch service
-Dedication to making the bride and groom happy!
-Gorgeous scenery
-Wildlife!
-Extremely inclusive
-Kind employees
-Beautiful surroundings...did I mention that already?
-Denise and Nils! (owners) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
Meredith
Wedding:
6/28/2009
5.0/5.0
We knew the first time we saw the Wild Basin Lodge that we had found our perfect location, and the first time we met the staff that we could have a beautiful wedding that was “us.” Everything went so well that I am still in awe. The staff was so easy to work with during the planning and helped to keep the day so relaxed. Guests are still telling us about the food, and those who couldn’t come are now regretting it. Our wedding will obviously always be special to us but because of The Wild Basin we didn’t have to give up our lives to planning.
We knew the first time we saw the Wild Basin Lodge that we had found our perfect location, and the first time we met the Read more...
We knew the first time we saw the Wild Basin Lodge that we had found our perfect location, and the first time we met the staff that we could have a beautiful wedding that was “us.” Everything went so well that I am still in awe. The staff was so easy to work with during the planning and helped to keep the day so relaxed. Guests are still telling us about the food, and those who couldn’t come are now regretting it. Our wedding will obviously always be special to us but because of The Wild Basin we didn’t have to give up our lives to planning. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
fraujen2u
Wedding:
6/26/2009
5.0/5.0
Everyone told me that I would cry when I found my dream dress. I hated shopping for my dress. But, I did burst into tears when we met Denise at Wild Basin. We were planning a small wedding (only 30 guests) and she was willing to bend over backwards for every small request that we had. The location is breathtakingly beautiful. The staff is top notch. The food is amazing. The staff at Wild Basin was responsible for making our wedding day the day of our dreams.
Everyone told me that I would cry when I found my dream dress. I hated shopping for my dress. But, I did burst into tears Read more...
Everyone told me that I would cry when I found my dream dress. I hated shopping for my dress. But, I did burst into tears when we met Denise at Wild Basin. We were planning a small wedding (only 30 guests) and she was willing to bend over backwards for every small request that we had. The location is breathtakingly beautiful. The staff is top notch. The food is amazing. The staff at Wild Basin was responsible for making our wedding day the day of our dreams. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
colomntgal
Wedding:
1/9/2008
5.0/5.0
For one, the venue was wonderful. Picture a minature red rocks amphitheater with a creek running behind the stage (really the deck). Very picturesque. There is also a meadow area. If you do not want to be outside, there are two indoor venues or you can rent the whole lodge. There are enough rooms for a small extended family. All rooms have views of the creek. Denise and Nils (the owners) are extremely sweet and helpful. They are flexible to your needs and the staff is very helpful as well. For the price there is a lot of value: you have the venue, the tables/chairs/table settings, and catering included. You are responsible for the decorations and the cake (if you do any of this yourself you can save a little here.) The staff will help take down decor for you as well. My recommendation, if you can afford it is to at least rent out the rooms for two days, so that you can enjoy the experience of your wedding and the area. There is horse back riding close by and hiking. Estes Park and National Forest are only 20 minutes away. (FYI, this is more like a B&B; very mom and pop; if you want the over the top hotel experience this is not it; BUT, if you want the outdoor, forest, colorado feel while only being about an hour from Denver...there is more lodging for guests in Estes Park...from higher end hotel, to cabins, condos and motels.) Congrats and enjoy your wedding!
For one, the venue was wonderful. Picture a minature red rocks amphitheater with a creek running behind the stage (really Read more...
For one, the venue was wonderful. Picture a minature red rocks amphitheater with a creek running behind the stage (really the deck). Very picturesque. There is also a meadow area. If you do not want to be outside, there are two indoor venues or you can rent the whole lodge. There are enough rooms for a small extended family. All rooms have views of the creek. Denise and Nils (the owners) are extremely sweet and helpful. They are flexible to your needs and the staff is very helpful as well. For the price there is a lot of value: you have the venue, the tables/chairs/table settings, and catering included. You are responsible for the decorations and the cake (if you do any of this yourself you can save a little here.) The staff will help take down decor for you as well. My recommendation, if you can afford it is to at least rent out the rooms for two days, so that you can enjoy the experience of your wedding and the area. There is horse back riding close by and hiking. Estes Park and National Forest are only 20 minutes away. (FYI, this is more like a B&B; very mom and pop; if you want the over the top hotel experience this is not it; BUT, if you want the outdoor, forest, colorado feel while only being about an hour from Denver...there is more lodging for guests in Estes Park...from higher end hotel, to cabins, condos and motels.) Congrats and enjoy your wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
130x130 sq 1265136220072 uswedding
traceym75
Wedding:
8/18/2007
5.0/5.0
I am 100% satisfied with our experience here - it was WONDERFUL!!
- Owner Denise and her husband are funny, sweet, down to earth and professional
- The grounds are gorgeous and natural (not overdone or overly manicured)
- The lodge is upscale rustic and natural, they are constantly making improvements!
- The 2 locations you can get married (ampitheater by river or the meadow) are gorgeous
- The honeymoon and regular suites are spacious, tastefully decorated and comfortable
- The food is DELICIOUS

I love that they do everything: they provide the cermony space, the reception space, the apps and food, the tables, linens, flatware, drinks, coffee, bar - you don't have to think of anything! You will have to get your own music and officiant but that's about it! Oh and invite your family and friends, haha :) You must go see this place - it is wonderful. And a good value for the price.
I am 100% satisfied with our experience here - it was WONDERFUL!!
- Owner Denise and her husband are funny, sweet, Read more...
I am 100% satisfied with our experience here - it was WONDERFUL!!
- Owner Denise and her husband are funny, sweet, down to earth and professional
- The grounds are gorgeous and natural (not overdone or overly manicured)
- The lodge is upscale rustic and natural, they are constantly making improvements!
- The 2 locations you can get married (ampitheater by river or the meadow) are gorgeous
- The honeymoon and regular suites are spacious, tastefully decorated and comfortable
- The food is DELICIOUS

I love that they do everything: they provide the cermony space, the reception space, the apps and food, the tables, linens, flatware, drinks, coffee, bar - you don't have to think of anything! You will have to get your own music and officiant but that's about it! Oh and invite your family and friends, haha :) You must go see this place - it is wonderful. And a good value for the price. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
Wannabe
Wedding:
6/23/2007
5.0/5.0
We had an outstanding experience with the staff and facility at Wild Basin. Denise and Nils were very professional and the entire staff met the needs of our guests with very friendly service. The food was excellent; my brother in law commented on the high quality and he is a French chef! My guests stayed in Estes Park, and I would suggest making early reservations for hotels to meet their needs. The scenery was exactly what we hoped for with the view of the mountains being lovely from the outside deck. We had photographs taken at the nearby lake that were show stoppers. Some of the extras included our own dinner later that night that was brought to our room, breakfast the next day and the offer to be able to return in the future. We have gone back to visit and Denise shared her time, wine and deck with us despite her busy schedule. My husband and I were looking for a beautiful, natural setting with easy elegance, and Wild Basin fit the bill. We will never forget our experience and the comfort of being able to rely on professionals to address all of our needs.
We had an outstanding experience with the staff and facility at Wild Basin. Denise and Nils were very professional and the Read more...
We had an outstanding experience with the staff and facility at Wild Basin. Denise and Nils were very professional and the entire staff met the needs of our guests with very friendly service. The food was excellent; my brother in law commented on the high quality and he is a French chef! My guests stayed in Estes Park, and I would suggest making early reservations for hotels to meet their needs. The scenery was exactly what we hoped for with the view of the mountains being lovely from the outside deck. We had photographs taken at the nearby lake that were show stoppers. Some of the extras included our own dinner later that night that was brought to our room, breakfast the next day and the offer to be able to return in the future. We have gone back to visit and Denise shared her time, wine and deck with us despite her busy schedule. My husband and I were looking for a beautiful, natural setting with easy elegance, and Wild Basin fit the bill. We will never forget our experience and the comfort of being able to rely on professionals to address all of our needs. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
Default vendor profile pic
Mandy
Wedding:
5/22/2006
5.0/5.0
Our daughter, Mandy, was married at the Wild Basin on May 22, 2006. The idea of planning a wedding so far away was a concern for us, but with the staff's emails and phone calls, it became a little less of a concern. When we arrived, the staff made things even easier. They were all so kind and accommodating. I would like to say a huge “thank you” to the bridal coordinator for helping me so much when I was “about to lose it!” She were wonderful! All of you were so easy to work with. Wild Basin is so beautiful and we were glad our daughter chose the location to get married. Maybe someday we’ll make it back to Wild Basin!
Our daughter, Mandy, was married at the Wild Basin on May 22, 2006. The idea of planning a wedding so far away was a Read more...
Our daughter, Mandy, was married at the Wild Basin on May 22, 2006. The idea of planning a wedding so far away was a concern for us, but with the staff's emails and phone calls, it became a little less of a concern. When we arrived, the staff made things even easier. They were all so kind and accommodating. I would like to say a huge “thank you” to the bridal coordinator for helping me so much when I was “about to lose it!” She were wonderful! All of you were so easy to work with. Wild Basin is so beautiful and we were glad our daughter chose the location to get married. Maybe someday we’ll make it back to Wild Basin! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue

DEALS

12% off of your 12.12.12 wedding at the Wild Basin!
Get Deal
Promo Code: 12.12.12 Promo   $1,212 Value
The first couple to book their wedding on December 12, 2012 will receive a 12% discount off of all adult guests at their wedding! You can book an elopement wedding package, a classic wedding package, or an enhanced wedding package on this date and we will still honor the 12% discount. We will honor this promotion for weddings with 2-200 guests, DISCOUNT VARIES BASED ON HEADCOUNT. Check out http://wildbasinlodge.com/2012/09/december-wedding-discount-for-couples/ for all the wonderful details!

Available to the first couple
Deal #WWf2b27eeb870b1c74
220x220 1346886219367 12.12.12deal

MAP

 
1130 County Road 84 W, Allenspark, CO 80510 See On Map
Thanks for visiting the vendor listing for Wild Basin Lodge and Event Center
Please let this vendor know that you found them on the WeddingWire Network.
Ww logo
220x220 1301005172489 lodgepicsupersmall