Dude Ranches with: Bird Watching

A curated list of dude ranch vacations that offer bird watching as an activity.

Rancho de la Osa Sasabe, Arizona

Rancho de la Osa is Arizona’s most historic ranch. Ride the trails frequented by U.S. Presidents, movie stars and other dignitaries. Learn to sort cattle as ranchers have for generations. Explore Native American ruins, the U.S.-Mexico border, or the neighboring …

1 La Osa Ranch Rd
Sasabe, Arizona 85633

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Kay El Bar Guest Ranch Wickenburg, Arizona

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Kay El Bar is an intimate western dude ranch just over an hour northwest of Phoenix in Wickenburg, Arizona. Discover saguaro forests and slot canyons along the rocky mountain trails or ride …

2655 South Kay El Bar Road
Wickenburg, AZ

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Tanque Verde Ranch Tucson, Arizona

Celebrating over 100 years in operation, Tanque Verde Ranch Resort easily appeals to both outdoor cowboy and indoor spa maven. The ranch itself is nested within the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson, and offers an impressive lineup of activities such …

14301 East Speedway
Tucson, Arizona 85748
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White Stallion Ranch Tucson, Arizona

In operation since 1965, the White Stallion Ranch is located a short 15 miles from Tucson AZ, near the Saguaro National Park. The ranch excels at horse activities, offering everything from mountain rides, wine & cheese rides, and even all …

9251 W. Twin Peaks Road
Tucson, Arizona 85743
USA

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Lazy L&B Ranch Dubois, Wyoming

The heart of the Lazy L&B Ranch is its unsurpassed horseback riding program and there’s no better way to explore the spectacular, untouched landscape surrounding our beautiful Wyoming dude ranch. We are surrounded by 80,000 acres of wildlife reserve, so …

1072 East Fork Rd
Dubois, Wyoming 82513
USA

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Cataloochee Ranch Maggie Valley, North Carolina

Perched on a mountaintop in the Smokies, Cataloochee Ranch is a Relais & Châteaux resort that mixes classic ranch fun with exceptional accommodations and cuisine. Founded over 90 years ago by the Alexander family (& currently owned/operated by Annie & David …

119 Ranch Drive
Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751
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Mayan Dude Ranch Bandera, Texas

Known for their own special brand of “Horsepitality”, Mayan Dude Ranch is located in the hill country of Bandera, Texas (a short 45 miles NW of San Antonio). Owned and operated by the Hicks family for over 50 years, the …

P.O. Box 577
Bandera, Texas 78003
USA

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Elkhorn Ranch ~ Arizona Tucson, Arizona

Although they’re listed as residents of Tucson, the Elkhorn Ranch actually resides around 50 miles southwest of the city. Situated comfortably within the Sabino Canyon and surrounded by the Baboquivari (Bab – oh – KEE – var – ee) Mountain …

27000 W Elkhorn Ranch Road
Tucson, Arizona 85736
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Bull Hill Guest Ranch Kettle Falls, Washington

Located in the northeast corner of Washington State, Bull Hill Guest Ranch sits on 50,000 acres of pristine wilderness, stretching from the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia to the gorgeous views of Lake Roosevelt. Perfect for all ages, Bull Hill …

3738 Bull Hill Rd.
Kettle Falls, Washington 99141
USA

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JJJ Wilderness Ranch Augusta, Montana

Tucked in Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front between Yellowstone & Glacier National Park, the Triple J Ranch overlooks the beautiful Sun River Canyon. The roadless, million-acre Bob Marshall Wilderness is just out the back door. Our family believes in western hospitality …

PO Box 310
Augusta, Montana 59410
USA

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Rancho de los Caballeros Wickenburg, Arizona

Old west meets new west at the Rancho de los Caballeros where we combine the dude ranches’ 74-year-old legacy with championship golf, a refreshing spa, luxurious private casitas (which are basically small guest houses which provide a touch more privacy …

1551 South Vulture Mine Road
Wickenburg, Arizona 85390
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Diamond D Ranch Stanley, Idaho

With scenery that is threaded with miles and miles of mountainous terrain and rolling rivers, Diamond D is enough in beauty alone. Those who have spent their life accusing Idaho of having nothing to offer have never been here. Diamond …

P. O. Box 35
Stanley, Idaho 83702
USA

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Southern Cross Guest Ranch Madison, Georgia

Southern Cross Guest Ranch is a premier year-around guest ranch, horse farm, and bed & breakfast in Georgia’s Historic Heartland (an hour drive from Atlanta). Home to over 150 horses, the ranch is best known for its exceptional hands-on horseback …

1670 Bethany Church Rd
Madison, Georgia 30650
USA

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Cherokee Park Ranch Livermore, Colorado

According to Cherokee Park Ranch, over 86% of those who visit, always come back. In that case and as they say “where you are only a stranger once.” The horseback riding program at Cherokee Park has over 100 horses, offers …

436 Cherokee Hills Drive
Livermore, Colorado 80536
USA

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Music Meadows Ranch Westcliffe, Colorado

A true working cattle ranch, Music Meadows is nestled high in Wet Mountain Valley at 9,000 ft elevation. As a working ranch, guests are embedded within the daily activities on the ranch, which includes tending to over 800 head of …

6076 CR 119
Westcliffe, Colorado 81252
USA

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