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Horse and rider walking in a desert field at Rancho de la Osa
Three riders waving their cowboy hats at Rancho de la Osa
Wide open trail ride at Rancho de la Osa
Trail riders at Rancho de la Osa

Rancho de la Osa

Sasabe, Arizona

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Nearest Regional Airport

Tucson International Airport, 70 miles

Nearest International Airport

Tucson International Airport, 70 miles


3537 Feet


Year Round

Guest Capacity


Historic Property

Experience one of the most historic properties in the west. Enjoy a scenic horseback ride on trails frequented by U.S. Presidents and legendary figures like Pancho Villa. Relax in the room where Gone with the Wind author Margarett Mitchell stayed and the house where the Marshall Plan was drafted. Enjoy a cool drink in our cantina, the oldest continually occupied building in Arizona. Witness an unprecedented amount of stars with unmatched clarity from a coal black sky. Hike and climb to 7,730 feet in the majestic Baboquivari Mountain range.

Sportsman’s Paradise

Rancho De La Osa is a sportsman’s paradise situated on 590 acres and surrounded by an additional 120,000 acres of National Wildlife Refuge. We are located in Sasabe, Arizona, high in the Sonoran Desert along the Mexican Border.

Unparalleled Experience

Our ranch offers an unparalleled experience with exceptional food and wine, unmatched hospitality from our staff, historically important buildings to captivate your senses and enough activities to keep you and your family busy day and night. Explore the high desert grasslands, ghost towns and sandy washes by horseback, off-road vehicle, fat tire electric bike, or your own two feet.

Be a Part of History

Be a part of history and join us for a truly unique and extraordinary vacation experience.

Horseback Riding for all skill levels through the ranch’s many sandy washes, over rocky terrain, and past incredible rock formations and through lush desert grasslands.

  • Guided Off-Road Tours to explore the U.S.-Mexico border or a nearby ghost tour in our 6 passenger UTV’s
  • Guided Shooting and Archery: clay pigeon shooting, 3D archery range, 22 range
  • Guided Fat Tire Electric Bike Tours
  • Hiking
  • Bird Watching
  • Swimming Pool
Swimming pool at Rancho de la Osa


  • Archery/Shooting Sports
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Advanced/Fast rides
  • Pony Rides
  • Private Lessons
  • Trail Riding Ages 5+

Special Events

  • Family Reunions
  • Girlfriend Getaways
  • Horse Clinics
  • Weddings

At Rancho de la Osa, our guests never go hungry. We aim to provide the most fresh, hearty, yet healthy meals. Our chefs are passionate about their craft and love to prepare guests with creative and tasty selections highlighting southwestern cuisine. Rancho de la Osa is known for authentic dining so we’ve collected the best recipes from owners and chefs at the ranch. And if you have any special requests, diets or allergies our chefs promise to take great care of you.

Food Options

  • Ranch/Western

Stay in rooms once occupied by U.S. Presidents, Hollywood celebrities, famous authors and other dignitaries. Each historical guest room is entirely unique in layout and design. Rooms range from deluxe (a queen or 2-3 twin beds) to premium (a king bed) to suites (a king or queen bed plus 2 twin beds in a separate room). Each room has its own fireplace.

Lodge room at Rancho de la Osa

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



Check-in: 2:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

Length of Stay:

3 nights (January - December)

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Rancho de la Osa

Sasabe, Arizona

Nearest Regional Airport

Tucson International Airport, 70 miles