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Cowgirls on horses at Blackwater Creek Ranch
Swimming pool at Blackwater Creek Ranch
Breakfast Ride on the Mountain Blackwater Creek Ranch
Man fly fishing on river Swimming pool at Blackwater Creek Ranch
Family reunion group Blackwater Creek Ranch

Blackwater Creek Ranch

Cody, Wyoming

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  • Hidden

Nearest Regional Airport

Yellowstone Regional Airport, 40 miles

Nearest International Airport

Billings Logan International Airport, 144 miles


6200 Feet


May - September

Guest Capacity


If you want a real western experience, look no further than Blackwater Creek Ranch where the trails lead thru the Shoshone National Forest to breathtaking views.  Just 15 miles east of Yellowstone National Park, the Ranch was permitted as a tourist camp in the early 1900s and is one of the oldest ranches on the North Fork of the Shoshone River.  Our week-long all-inclusive vacation is packed with adventures for the young and old.  We keep our numbers small to maintain that family feeling. There are no “frills” here just plain old-time family fun.

We offer guests a piece of the West with gentle horses for trail riding in the Shoshone National Forest.  Our week includes a trip to Old Trail Town, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, the Buffalo Bill Dam, whitewater rafting, and concludes with Friday night at the Cody Nite Rodeo in Cody, WY. We spend a day in Yellowstone National Park visiting West Thumb, Old Faithful, the Grand Prismatic Spring, and the Yellowstone Falls. Convenient for our fishermen, we are located on the Shoshone River.    In the spirit of the west each night ends with a roaring campfire.

Guests rafting at Blackwater Creek Ranch


  • Archery/Shooting Sports
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Pack Trip
  • River Rafting


  • Beginner Rides
  • Trail Riding Ages 6+

Special Events

  • Family Reunions

Home-cooked meals in our cozy, log-lodge await you at Blackwater Creek Ranch! You will truly feel emersed in the western and mountain atmosphere in our lodge. We offer family-friendly meal choices and with enough notice are able to accommodate special diets. Leave the cooking to us and relax on your dude ranch vacation.

Dining room of Blackwater Creek Ranch


  • Ranch/Western

We are surrounded on the east by the Shoshone River and on the west by the Blackwater Creek. The sounds of the rushing waters lull you to sleep at night in one of our cozy log cabins.  Built starting in 1915 with the last completed in the 1950’s, each cabin/unit has its own bathroom with a shower.  We dine as a family in the main lodge containing the dining room and bar.  Kids and adults alike enjoy our rec hall with a pool table, ping pong table, foosball table and stone fireplace.

Cabins in a row at Blackwater Creek Ranch

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Cabins
  • Horse Safety Program
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Swimming Pool



Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 10:00 am

Length of Stay:

3 nights (May - September)

Each additional person above the occupancy is $25.00. Pet Fee is $25.00 per pet.

A deposit of 30% of the total is required upon booking.
If canceled before 30 days, one-half of the deposit is returned. No shows will be charged.
Deposits made with credit cards will be charged a 10% fee upon cancellation.


Blackwater Creek Ranch

Cody, Wyoming

Nearest Regional Airport

Yellowstone Regional Airport, 40 miles