The West is a land of natural majestic beauty. Snow-capped mountains that reach for the sky, forest filled green valleys, plateaus of rolling grasslands, golden prairies, azure coloured lakes, sparkling streams and rushing rivers. This is the real west, ...cowboy country! And, the best way to experience the west is at a guest ranch.
Welcome to our list of the Guest Ranches of North America. Plan your next Guest Ranch vacation. Whether it's horseback riding, trail rides, cattle drives or authentic western hospitality and accommodations, these guest ranches offer western vacations for the whole family.
Anchor D Guiding and Outfitting - Join us for an incredible Canadian Rockies horseback vacation just 45 minutes southwest of Calgary. Packages include half and full day trailrides out of the ranch to 7-day Great Divide Rides into the wilderness of Kananaskis Country. We supply horses, hearty home-cooked meals, wranglers, guides, tents, cots and foamies. Ask about our Weekender packages.
Brewster Rocky Mountain Adventures - On the shores of the Bow River, at the entrance to the Canadian Rockies, the Kananaskis Guest Ranch is the original Brewster Family homestead offering Western hospitality since 1923. All inclusive adventure packages, cabin / chalet accommodations, trail riding, rafting, overnight pack trips, golf, & western BBQs. 45 minutes west of Calgary.
Homeplace Ranch - Live your dream of having your own horse and riding in the high cattle country of the Rocky Mountains. Calgary or Banff have the scenery and we have over 45 horses for you to choose from. Enjoy western style living and dining in the main lodge, and the Jacuzzi after along days' ride. A brochure is available.
Iron River Ranch Wildlife Adventures - Iron River Ranch wants to share with you Alberta's best kept secret. Over 50 lakes, Alberta's oldest highway, the North Saskatchewan river, and the worlds largest boreal forest. All inclusive adventure packages, ranchhouse & bunkhouse accomadations. Enjoy Horse coach line tours, jet boat trips, blackbear photography, birding, northernlights,campfires, and fishing.
Outpost at Warden Rock - Exclusive Canadian Rockies western experience, accessed by an 8-mile Stagecoach ride along the Red Deer river across the meadows of the Ya Ha Tinda. Enjoy trail riding, hiking, fishing, hearty home cooked meals, & our relaxing hot tub. We schedule special courses / clinics on wilderness packing, conformation & tack fitting, driving, fitness, & western music throughout the summer.
Pinto Creek Outfitting Company - Pinto Creek Outfitting Company's camp is structured as a Western Town with a cowboy flavour. Our meals will not be the usual beans and wieners but top of the line Alberta beef . . . And authentic cowboy meals. Ride to the top of a mountain, a gold mine, wild horse pens, sing around the campfire, and more on our 3 or 7 day rides.
Saddle Peak Trail Rides - We offer 20+ years experience guiding and outfitting unforgettable pack trips and trail rides by horseback into the Canadian Rocky Wilderness near Banff National Park. A horseback vacation is the very best way to experience the peace, solitude and spectacular beauty of this special part of Alberta. Join us this year for an unforgettable holiday.
South Ram Outfitters - We are an Alberta owned and operated company. We provide guided tours through the Ram River watershed and contributing streams which are world renowned for fly fishing. South Ram caters to family and youth groups for pack trips and trail rides, and we also provide guided hunts for Bighorn sheep, elk, moose, whitetail and mule deer, cougar and wolves.
Spruce Valley Ranch - We know you'll love it at the Spruce Valley Ranch in northern Alberta. Let our experienced staff teach you the thrill of the western horse--go on an authentic cattle drive--learn to rope and wrangle--experience the river valley on a raft tour, or enjoy snowmobiling on the miles of trails. Our accommodatoins are rustic and full of western character.
Big Bar Guest Ranch - Ride the open meadows, enjoy bushwhacking or guiding your horse over the hills and mountains surrounding the ranch or along the mighty Fraser River in the Cariboo. Friendly wranglers will guide you as you enjoy the best of guest ranching.
The Blackwater-Spruce Guest Ranch - In the high plateau country you’ll find meadows, rivers, & lakes. Hike the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail, camp, canoe or experience ranch life as you spend time at the Blackwater-Spruce Ranch in the North Cariboo! The wagons hooked up and ready go!
Blue Creek Outfitter - At Blue Creek Outfitter Ltd we will teach you to train, pack, trail ride, and travel with horses in the mountain wilderness. Blue Creek Outfitter provides the complete outfit for your self-guided mountain adventure. We also provide spectacular Wilderness Pack Trips from the Alberta Rockies to remote northern British Columbia.
Chaunigan Lake Lodge - It's the wild rainbow trout fishing that draws many guests each year, but it's the total experience which keeps them returning. Take a trail ride on horseback, hike to spectacular viewpoints, or do nothing but relax in the comfort of our legendary hospitality. It's much more than simply an incredible fishing trip ... it's a vacation.
Chezacut Wilderness Adventures - Fully guided, ecological horseback retreats offered at Chezacut, in British Columbia's Chilcotin Country. Be part of a biologic-dynamic cattle ranch. Share our family meals which are all organic, mostly home-grown and served with grass finished meats.
Chilcotin Holidays - “Experience 5 Star Wilderness” within our spectacular 6,000sq-km territory in the south Chilcotin Mountains. All-inclusive Ranch or Camp-based adventures with Licensed Guides: Guest Ranch Stay, Horse Pack Trips, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Fishing, Guide Training, and Winter Adventures. Our experienced Mountain Cayuse Horses suited for novice to advanced riders. Transportation available between Vancouver and our Ranch.
Crystal Waters Guest Ranch - Experience life in the true west on Crystal Lake in BC's Cariboo country. The air is clean and the city is far behind. The cabins are heated, the horses are ready to go and the fish are eager to be hooked.
Douglas Lake Ranch - Canada's largest cattle ranch, between Merritt and Kamloops in High Country is the perfect holiday getaway. They offer the finest in resort accommodations, fishing horseback riding, hiking, guided tours and winter sports.
Escott Bay Resort - Far Mountain Pack Trips, which operates from Escott Bay Resort offers overnight pack trips into the mountains and wilderness surrounding Anahim Lake in the West Chilcotin of British Columbia. Specializing in 3 to 4 day trips, we offer our guests a comfortable base camp, great food, surefooted horses, a capable guide/wrangler and an unforgettable wilderness experience.
Eureka Peak Lodge & Outfitters - The ideal place for your wilderness adventures. They cater to people who wish to go fishing, horseback riding or big game hunting. Located north-east of 100 Mile House in the Cariboo, they offer excellent accommodations.
Jandana Ranch - We offer an affordable ranch holiday experience for families, individuals and small groups. With a maximum of 20 guests, we can provide a personable atmosphere. Take part in the operation of a working horse ranch. Other activities available include trail riding, natural horsemanship lessons, fishing, nature walks, & winter activities as well.
Stump Lake Guest Ranch - Founded in 1883, Stump lake Ranch is nestled in the hills of the Upper Nicola Valley. Step back in time at our world-class guesthouse that offers deluxe accommodation, horseback riding, biking, fishing & canoeing. Visit us for some good 'ol western hospitality and experience life on an authentic working ranch!
Sundance Guest Ranch - Whether you're looking for a horseback riding holiday, a family vacation where even the kids will have fun, or somewhere you can really get away from it all, you've found it. The food is fantastic, there’s 1000’as of acres to ride and play in, and after a ride watch the herd gallop out to the field, laugh with friends and just relax. This is your ranch.
Tod Mountain Ranch - Our ranch guests relax in comfortable cabins, and rides take place in almost 30,000 hectares of mountain trails, forest and alpine … home to bear, deer, moose and coyote. Enjoy home cooked meals, fresh mountain air, and a soak in our hot tub as the sun sets.
Tyax Mountain Lake Resort - Get away from it all and enjoy our unique combination of wilderness outdoor adventures, and first class resort/hotel facilities. Tyax Resort is located on the shores of Tyaughton Lake in the Chilcotin Mountain Range.
La Reata Ranch - Our working cattle ranch follows the seasons and the rhythm of the herds. We rise with the sun, work hard, and relax under the stars of a fragrant prairie evening. You'll experience the cowboy way of life from the cowpoke's best friend, the horse. Feel the rhythms of the land, let it fill your heart, and draw you back to this special place.
Bellota Ranch - This secluded working ranch offers a fantastic scenic riding program! Enjoy a swim, relax in the hot tub, go hiking, mountain biking, or join a cattle round up, with magnificent desert and mountain views all around. The remote setting and warm western hospitality will build vivid lifetime memories! Owned and operated by Tanque Verde Ranch.
Gotno Morgan Ranch - The perfect getaway spot for horse lovers and nature seekers, our homey ranch offers an atmosphere without all the fluff of a plush fancy resort. Enjoy gorgeous sunsets and unobstructed starry nights - the scenic mountains and desert panoramic views - and lots of privacy. You're welcome to bring your own horses to rope, rein, and trail ride.
Grapevine Canyon Ranch - Here is your sanctuary from Everyday. Luxuriate in our cozy accommodations. Indulge in three mouth-watering meals. Let yourself loose on the soft desert wind. Ride along amazing trails into Cochise' mind-boggling Stronghold. Come spend some time in a place without time, beyond time - Grapevine Canyon Ranch. It's a good time ...
Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch - Follow the footstep of legends like John Wayne and Wyatt Earp. Now you can feel the peace, the excitement and the passion of this desert oasis. The Lazy K Bar Ranch, once a homestead, is the perfect guest ranch for those who long to live life the way it was meant to be, if even for a short while.
Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch -Our ranch family is dedicated to providing the best guest ranch vacation you can find. You'll find a special, friendly atmosphere where you can get a glimpse into the old west, while enjoying the beautiful NW Arizona desert, and all the peace and quiet one could hope for. Come and be part of our ranch family, even if it is only for a little while.
Tanque Verde Ranch - Arizona's premier guestranch/resort offers horseback riding, tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, nature walks and a terrific children's program. Our spacious rooms and suites feature fabulous desert and mountain views. Our resort facilities include indoor and outdoor heated pools, saunas, whirlpools, and exercise room. Join us and experience the magic!
White Stallion Ranch - This working cattle ranch provides a feeling of the Old West, at the foot of the ruggedly beautiful Tucson Mountains adjacent to Saguaro National Park. Ranch informality is blended with the comforts of a top resort. Enjoy scenic trail horseback riding with wranglers. It's real experience and relaxation, free of crowds, lines and stress.
Elk Mountain Ranch - We are dedicated to excellence in accommodations - hospitality - and enjoy a reputation for providing an unsurpassed traditional western vacation experience. With a spectacular location in the heart of the Rockies, weekly packages include horseback riding, a superb menu, excellent accommodations, trap shooting, river rafting, kids programs and more.
1880sranch.com - Treat yourself to some of the best riding opportunities in North America. Stay in an Old Western town, with modern amenities, while enjoying Montana's scenic beauty, riding quality horses geared to seasoned riders. You can ride for weeks without ever having to double back on your own trail.
Rich Ranch - Enjoy the western lifestyle at our Guest Ranch along the Lewis & Clark Trail. The Lodge deck overlooks meadows where horses graze, and you can relax by the fireplace after a day's ride. There's nature hikes, fishing, pack trips to the Bob Marshall Wilderness, campfire stories, 1880's Garnet Ghost town, hot tub, and quiet relaxation. Call 1-800-536-4350
Double E Guest Ranch - Indulge your Cowboy Spirit at Double E Guest Ranch! Roundups, exciting horseback riding through the spectacular Gila Wilderness region of New Mexico. Try Cowboy Mounted Shooting or one of our Horsemanship Clinics. We're open year-round, with cozy cabins and home cooked meals. Ride your dreams!
Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed and Breakfast - Renew your spirit on the open range - break free and enjoy a rejuvenating stay at our working cattle ranch. You'll ride the historically rich area of Wheeler County, or hike to view the wildlife and diverse plant life. Become part of our ranch family and share in our lifestyles celebrating anniversaries, weddings, and family reunions.
Sierra Diablo Ranch & Guest Lodge - We are over a 12,800 acre working ranch on top of the picturesque Sierra Diablo Mountains of West Texas. Mule deer, antelope, big horn sheep, coyotes and dessert wildlife roam. Stay in our 15-room ranch house, enjoy horseback riding, swimming pool, jacuzzi, trap shooting, game room & more.
Hondoo Rivers and Trails - Outfitter to the Canyonlands of the Colorado Plateau, we provide trails rides, vehicle tours, hikes, and river trips. Hondoo's backcountry adventures have been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic Explorer, Sunset Magazine and Western Horseman. Observers have lauded our service for its educational value, the experience, and it's professionalism.
7 D Ranch - Set in the most spectacular place in the west, the 7D Ranch is like no other. Owner/host, the Dominick family, provide their guests with memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy horseback riding, hiking, guided fly-fishing excursions and lessons, Yellowstone Park trips, children's program, cozy cabins, fine home cooked meals and many other services.
Moose Creek Ranch - Located just an hour from Wyoming's famous western town, Jackson. We offer a tradtional dude ranch experience with an emphasis on families and children. Guests are taught to groom and saddle their horses, and how to ride in the high-mountain terrain. Enjoy sincere and wholesome western hospitality.
Rancho Nogales Guest Ranch - Located in Northern Mexico, our family oriented programs offer you not only a cowboy experience, but a real Mexico experience. Enjoy home cooked meals, trail rides, cattle drives, team penning, organized childrens program, sports, swimming, and much more! Don't miss out on our exciting and unique Mexico Guest Ranch experience!
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