National Parks and Dude Ranches

Are you about to embark on one of the most quintessential National Park trips that North America has to offer? If so where are you going to stay, are you looking for something a little more than a stuffy hotel room on the first floor with kids running overhead and a continental breakfast that leaves something to be desired?  At a dude ranch you can book your own peaceful cabin for the week and escape the crowds for an outdoor adventure on a ranch that pairs oh - so - nicely with a trip to any of the National Parks. Ranging from luxury resorts to intimate working cattle ranches, pick out your very own local and immersive experience for your family at one of these well-appointed dude ranches, some within minutes of a National Park. 

Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch

Shell, Wyoming

The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch in Shell, Wyoming – East of Cody is a perfect fit to your Yellowstone Region travel experience. Upscale working cattle & riding ranch in the remote Big Horn Mountains, limited to approximately 25 guests weekly.  Intimate, Multicultural with guests from around the world.

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Rawah Ranch

Glendevey, Colorado

Northern Colorado's Historic Rawah Ranch is an all-inclusive guest ranch located in one of the most scenic & unspoiled valleys in North America. Experience spectacular fly fishing on private waters, backcountry horseback rides, cookouts under the stars, sing-alongs, square dancing and more.

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Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

Winston, New Mexico

Ride through incredible deep canyons with crystal clear streams. Take in the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest from mountain overlooks. Explore pit houses and cliff dwellings from the Mimbres people who lived here over 1,000 years ago. Enjoy our well-trained, responsive, well cared for horses and comfortable tack. Escape your busy life and enjoy warm hospitality, delicious food and serenity. You will make memories that will last a lifetime!

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Elkhorn Ranch - AZ

Tucson, Arizona

Individually tailored horseback riding for all levels of experience in Scenic Mountain and desert country.  Enjoy Arizona sunshine and curious Sonoran desert vegetation and birding.  Family hospitality embraces solo travelers, couples and families.  Take a day trip to Saguaro National Park and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum!

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Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Loveland, Colorado

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year-round outdoor adventure. Discover Your Inner Cowboy! Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park are just a short drive West of the ranch. Plan for a 35-45 minute scenic drive up the Big Thompson Canyon. Several weeks during the typical summer “dude season,” summer guests at Sylvan Dale will elect an optional guided tour to the National Park. 

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Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

Sandpoint, Idaho

At Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, experience the spirit of the west on an All Inclusive Guest Ranch Adventure Vacation.  The warm, western hospitality, country gourmet dining, and the beauty of Idaho's wilderness will make your guest ranch stay not just a vacation, but an authentic western experience with memories that last a lifetime!

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Bar W Guest Ranch

Whitefish, Montana

Glacier National Park has been called the "Crown Jewel of the Continent". We are just a scenic 40 minute drive the West entrance to the park. Many of our guests will take a day to ride the Red Bus Tour, or even add a couple of days after staying at the ranch to hike and explore.

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Wind River Christian Guest Ranch

Estes Park, Colorado

Wind River Ranch is blessed to have Rocky Mountain National Park as its front and backyard.  It is an honor for us that our dude ranch has one of just a few horse concessioner permits and the only kayak concessioner permit for Rocky Mountain National Park. Come and enjoy this beautiful ranch that gives you convenient access to this incredible mountain playground. 

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Gros Ventre River Ranch

Moose, Wyoming

The ranch is located about 45 miles south of Yellowstone National Park.  Take a break during your stay with us and let the ranch send you off to the Park with one of our hearty and delicious sack lunches after breakfast here and you'll be back in time for dinner.  Or, leave us after a week and plan to stay at the Old Faithful Inn for a couple days and really explore what the Park has to offer.  Either way, you won't want to miss the chance to see Yellowstone or Grand Teton's beauty when you're this close!

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Eatons' Ranch

Wolf, Wyoming

For over 135 years, Eatons’ Ranch has offered our guests a western experience and shared with them a way of life.  We invite you to join us this summer.

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Goosewing Ranch

Jackson, Wyoming

A place to disconnect from your daily struggles and reconnect with what is really important: Family, friends, nature, and inner self.

Here at Goosewing Ranch, we combine the lifestyle of ranching in the Wyoming wilderness with many of the modern refinements that make your visit with us especially enjoyable.

At 7,400 feet, the valley is the host to some of North America’s most spectacular game: elk, moose, mountain sheep, antelope, bear, eagles, geese, cranes, and much more, not to mention fantastic scenery. The Gros Ventre River, home to native cutthroat trout, runs through the meadows of our historic ranch.

We invite you to come share this corner of North America’s wildest country just as it has been for over a  hundred years – a working ranch reborn as an isolated retreat deep in the Gros Ventre River Valley.

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Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch

Yucca, Arizona

Only 1.5 hours from the Grand Canyon West Rim, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a perfect destination for a day trip from the ranch to the Canyon.  Located on the Hualapai Indian Reservation you will get to experience true Native American culture and even venture out on the Grand Canyon Skywalk a glass walkway that looks straight down into the abyss.  We are also only 3 hours from the Grand Canyon South rim located in the National Parks area. Live a western adventure horse riding through unspoiled wilderness surrounded by cactus and majestic mountains. Our all inclusive packages, include outstanding horseback riding, meals, rooms and unsurpassed Western Hospitality. Come expereince the magic at Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch!

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