The Dude Ranchers’ Association is an organization that the public, the media, and travel agents have come to know and respect as the leading authority of dude ranch vacations for almost 100 years. Membership in the Dude Ranchers’ Association identifies a ranch as meeting the highest standards of the dude ranch industry.
Full DRA Ranch Membership
The DRA represents over 90 members in 10 Western States and 1 Canadian Province. Membership in the association is not automatic. Dude ranches applying for membership go through a two-year inspection and approval process. When guests vacation at a Dude Ranchers’ Association dude ranch, they can be assured of genuine, western hospitality combined with the lodging industry’s highest standards.
Most questions about membership criteria and the application process are answered in the Ranch Membership Information PDF.
For more information about membership call 307-587-2339.
Get involved in this growing industry!
The Dude Ranchers’ Association has over 100 Associate Members! Today, individuals, Western enthusiasts, retail businesses, internet-based companies, insurance brokers, Eastern dude ranches, and many others are among the many supporters of the Dude Ranchers’ Association. All of our members are appreciated and recognized as a vital part of this great association.
As an Associate Member, you will have the opportunity to be involved in this ever-growing industry, interact with member ranches, sell products, and stay informed about new industry trends and issues. If you are an Eastern ranch and/or unable to meet the requirements of full membership, a corporate membership will allow us to recommend your ranch to guests unable to travel West of the Mississippi. To learn about all of the amazing benefits included in being an Associate Member of the Dude Ranchers’ Association and to sign up today, fill out the below PDF form and either email it or mail it to the DRA office!
Associate Membership Information
For more information about corporate memberships, call 307-587-2339.
Advertising to Members
If you would like to advertise in our bi-monthly newsletter Ranch Ramblings, see our advertising rates!