Upper Canyon Outfitters & Guest Ranch | Alder, Montana

  • Minimum: $180
  • Maximum: $300
  • Email: uco@3rivers.net
  • Phone: +1 800-735-3973 +1 406-842-5884
  • Location: Alder, Montana
  • Closest Airport: Bozeman
  • Elevation: 6000 feet
  • Guest Capacity: 24
  • Open: June 1 - December 1
  • Check In/Out: 2 pm any day - 10 am
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights while open
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About Upper Canyon Outfitters & Guest Ranch

Once guests drive into the Upper Ruby Valley and see the mountains surrounding the ranch and the lush green valley, it is clear they are about to indulge in a true Montana Vacation. You are greeted with a warm welcome and the western hospitality that makes you feel at home.  
Our spacious and modern lodge offers guests a panoramic view of the mountains surrounding the lodge through our floor to ceiling windows.  The main lodge serves as a gathering place for great visits on the front deck, hearty home style meals and comfortable private guest rooms.  Each of our four private cabins comes complete with private bedrooms, baths and kitchens.  After a busy day of UCO activities, guests can relax on the front deck of their cabin while enjoying the natural surroundings.  
Upper Canyon also offers a conference and/or reception room with a private bath and kitchen, an ideal place for a business retreats. 

Ranch Dining: UCO offers three ranch style home cooked meals each day and are more than happy to accommodate to dietary needs.
Ranch Activities: Our ranch activities can suit any type of outdoor enthusiast. With miles of horseback riding, fly fishing on the beautiful Ruby River, and incredible hiking opportunities, we fill our summer days with lots of time outdoors enjoying the great Big Sky. This year Upper Canyon Outfitters has added a horse activity. It is called Equine Facilitated Learning, if gives people a chance to build leadership, confidence and self reflection all through the help of a horse. UCO also offers guided and unguided rifle and archery hunting for elk, mule deer, and antelope.
Ranch Lodging: Enjoy our spacious and comfortable lodge with a panoramic view of the mountains surrounding the lodge. The main lodge serves as a gathering place with a front deck, home style meals, and private guest rooms. Cabins are located near the Ruby River. Our private cabins have private bedrooms and baths. After a busy day of activities relax on the front deck and enjoy the natural surroundings. You will have no trouble sleeping as you unwind and enjoy the solitude of your own private cabin.


  • - 8-20


  • - Archery
  • - Bird Watching
  • - Fishing/Guided
  • - Hiking

Lodging and Amenities:

  • - Horse Safety Program
  • - Airport Shuttle
  • - Cabins
  • - Handicap Accessible
  • - Internet
  • - Lodge rooms
  • - Massages available
  • - Natural water swimming


  • - Ranch/Western
  • - Special Diets Accommodated


  • - All day ride
  • - Half day rides
  • - Dinner rides
  • - Private lessons
  • - Group lessons
  • - Family rides
  • - Arena games
  • - Advanced rides
  • - Beginner rides
  • - Intermediate rides

Dates Open:

  • - June
  • - July
  • - August
  • - September
  • - October
  • - November

Length of Stay:

  • - 3 nights
  • - 4 nights
  • - 5 nights
  • - 6 nights
  • - 7 nights

Specialty Events/Weeks:

  • - Adult Only Weeks
  • - Adult Oriented
  • - Fly Fishing
  • - Girlfriend Getaways
  • - Horse Clinics
  • - Hunting

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds less 50% if cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival. No refund if cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival. Travel insurance is recommended.
Located in: Alder, Montana
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