Dude Ranches with: Hiking

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

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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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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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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Rancho Las Cascadas San Francisco Soyaniquilpan, Mexico

Rancho Las Cascadas was built in a beautiful setting on high plains, surrounded by mountain tops, right in the very heart of Mexico at 7'500 ft above sea level. It's easy to get here. Most flights take you directly to …

1.30 hrs from Mexico City Airport
San Francisco Soyaniquilpan, Mexico 54280
Mexico

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Three Bars Guest & Cattle Ranch Cranbrook, British Columbia

Three Bars Cattle & Guest Ranch is located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia in the valley of 10,000 peaks just south of Banff National park. Ranch packages range from 4 to 7 nights and are all inclusive of …

9500 Wycliffe Perry Ck Rd
Cranbrook, British Columbia V1C 7C7
Canada

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Rocking Z Guest Ranch Wolf Creek, Montana

We are a family horse ranch dedicated to providing a great equine vacation deeply rooted in Montana tradition. With our love of horses and Parelli Natural horsemanship, we welcome horsemen from advanced riders to the inexperienced and novice. With our …

2020 Chevallier Dr
Wolf Creek, Montana 59648
USA

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Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch Yucca, Arizona

Situated next to a parcel of federal land that covers roughly 300,000 acres, their horseback riding options are quite unique and varied. The ranch has an ideal family atmosphere that caters to each and every age range. Stagecoach is also …

P.O. Box 580 ~ 19985 S. Doc Holliday Rd
Yucca, Arizona 86438
USA

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The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch Shell, Wyoming

Over 300,000 acres of livestock, farming property, horses and terrain is what one of the biggest and oldest ranches in Wyoming is made of. The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch prides itself on hospitality, lodging and culinary pampering. Accommodations are …

3170 Road 40 1/2
Shell, Wyoming 82441
USA

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Eatons’ Ranch Wolf, Wyoming

Considered the first dude ranch in existence (est. 1879), Eatons' Ranch offers horseback riding, overnight pack trips, swimming, guided tours, & trap shooting. Here the staff recognize that vacation and family time are synonymous and do what they can to …

270 Eatons Ranch Road
Wolf, Wyoming 82844
USA

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Rainbow Trout Ranch Antonito, Colorado

The 600 acres of Rainbow Trout Ranch reach an almost limitless boundary, as visitors have direct access to the Rio Grande National Forest which surrounds the property. Hiking and riding trails extend for miles around the ranch, which beckons avid …

1484 FDR 250
Antonito, Colorado 81120
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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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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Dixie Dude Ranch Bandera, Texas

The most important activity at Dixie Dude Ranch is the work that happens here. This is where longhorn cattle, cashmere goats, and pigs are raised, where real cowboys work the horses and compete in rodeos, and where the meals are …

P.O. BOX 548
Bandera, Texas 78003
USA

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Blackwater Creek Ranch Cody, Wyoming

Explore the area dubbed “the most scenic 50 miles in the U.S.” by Teddy Roosevelt during three or six-night stays at Blackwater Creek Ranch. Along the banks of the scenic Shoshone River and its namesake Blackwater Creek, the ranch is …

1516 N Fork Hwy
Cody, WY

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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
USA

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Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch Loveland, Colorado

Vacations here are what postcards are made of. Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is where cowboy dreams are made in cattle drives, overnight pack trips, western riding instruction, scenic trail rides, fishing, hay rides, and cookouts. This hospitality is what keeps …

2939 N. County Rd 31D
Loveland, Colorado 80538
USA

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Hunewill Guest Ranch Bridgeport, California

Horseback riding is the driving focus at Hunewill Guest Ranch. The surrounding 26,000 acres in the mountainous Bridgeport Valley provides a unique riding atmosphere for all skill levels. Vacation packages throughout the season emphasize riding, but also provide other unique …

P.O. Box 368
Bridgeport, California 93517
USA

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KD Guest Ranch Adamsville, Ohio

KD Guest Ranch, one of the only premiere guest ranches in the east, is situated in the hills of Ohio. Sunday through Saturday itineraries are stocked with different and exciting activities each day. Guests are granted as much or as …

9280 Young America Rd.
Adamsville, Ohio 43802
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
USA

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Spotted Horse Ranch Jackson, Wyoming

In Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the experience at the Spotted Horse is a world apart from the way most people spend their day. The pace is leisurely, marked with home-cooked meals served in the lodge dining room. The wilderness surrounding the …

12355S Hwy 191
Jackson, Wyoming 83001
USA

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Zion Mountain Ranch Zion National Park, Utah

Zion Mountain Ranch is located in the mountains of East Zion National Park. Just 3 miles from the East entrance to the park, the ranch is the perfect western destination for guests looking to enjoy the comforts of a luxury …

9065 West Highway 9
Zion National Park, Utah 84755
USA

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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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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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Black Mountain Ranch McCoy, Colorado

Located between two of Colorado’s finest cities, Vail and Steamboat Springs, this working dude ranch doesn’t play. Week long packages includes lodging, all meals, unlimited horseback riding, an overnight pack trip, a longhorn cattle drive, whitewater rafting, fly and spin …

PO Box 219
McCoy, Colorado 80463
USA

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BlissWood Bed & Breakfast Ranch Cat Spring, Texas

A 350-acre working ranch an hour west of Houston, Texas, Blisswood provides guesthouses across their entire property for visitors to enjoy during their stay. Live Oaks dot the property, and horseback riding guides guests throughout their expansive property past meadows, …

13597 Frantz Road
Cat Spring, Texas 78933
USA

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Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch Winston, New Mexico

They say that there’s nothing in New Mexico but the land beneath you, but for some people, that’s exactly what is needed. At Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch, some of the most beautiful pieces of it are found here. The nearest …

1 Wall Lake Road
Winston, New Mexico 87943
USA

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Red Horse Mountain Ranch Harrison, Idaho

Nestled in the heart of the Rockies, Red Horse Mountain ranch can offer a complete vacation agenda or enough serenity that doing nothing at all is just as redemptive. Activities like kayaking, wine tasting, and geocaching make this ranch one …

11077 E. Blue Lake Road
Harrison, Idaho 83833
USA

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Paradise Guest Ranch Buffalo, Wyoming

It’s no play on words that a vacation here is like paradise. Day or pack trips for horseback riding, fishing for Cutthroat, Eastern Brook, Rainbow, and Brown trout with lessons (or free range of the waters), and a wide variety …

P.O. Box 790
Buffalo, Wyoming 82834
USA

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A Tennessee Guest Ranch Dunlap, Tennessee

Hidden in the hills of Sequatchie Valley, just outside of Chattanooga, A Tennessee Dude and Guest Ranch offers guests a horseback riding experience unlike any other! Immerse yourself in a horse-lover’s paradise with a ‘dude ranch vacation’: spend 3-7 days …

1050 Ray Hixson Rd
Dunlap, Tennessee 37327
USA

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Vista Verde Ranch Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Tucked into the valley beneath the Zirkel Wilderness, Vista Verde Ranch sits on 570 acres of pasture land with access to explore thousands of acres of National Forest just outside of Steamboat Springs, CO. This all-inclusive dude ranch offers a …

P. O. Box 770465
Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477
USA

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K-Diamond-K Guest Ranch Republic, Washington

1,600 acres, 30 horses, and a brand new 16-room guest lodge. K Diamond K Guest Ranch is located near Republic, Washington and is a full-time cattle ranch and veterinary clinic. Cook-what-you-catch or catch-and-release fishing here is offered for both lake …

15661 Hwy 21 S
Republic, Washington 99166
USA

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Colorado Trails Ranch Durango, Colorado

A guest ranch nestled in mountains of Durango, Colorado. For the past 60 years, Colorado Trails Ranch has provided an exceptional horse program, fly-fishing expeditions, chef prepared local cuisine & all-inclusive dude ranch vacations. Other experiences to enjoy include shooting sports, …

12161 County Road 240
Durango, Colorado 81301
USA

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Parade Rest Guest Ranch West Yellowstone, Montana

Parade Rest Guest Ranch, located in West Yellowstone, MT, is just miles away from beautiful Yellowstone National Park. The ranch features all the typical guest ranch activities, such as horseback riding and hiking, but adds its own flare by allowing …

1279 Grayling Creek Road
West Yellowstone, Montana 59758
USA

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Hawley Mountain Ranch McLeod, Montana

Sometimes a million is an exaggeration. This time it is not. Hawley Mountain’s Guest Ranch is part of a million acre wilderness north of Yellowstone National Park. Its proximity to Yellowstone is indicative of the type of scenery that can …

4188 Main Boulder Rd
McLeod, Montana 59052
USA

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Tombstone Monument Ranch & Cattle Co. Tombstone, Arizona

Step back in time with a stay at Tombstone Monument Ranch — just 2.5 miles from the West's most iconic town. Stay in the Marshal's Office, the Grand Hotel, the Post Office or our other western town buildings. Explore the …

895 West Monument Road
Tombstone, Arizona 85638

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Rankin Ranch Caliente, California

A truly historic operating cattle ranch, Quarter Circle U Rankin Ranch has been in operation for over 100 years, and offers all-inclusive rates for visiting guests. Horseback riding continues to be their most popular activity, providing trails through the surrounding …

PO Box 36
Caliente, California 93518
USA

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Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge Bigfork, Montana

Flathead Lake Lodge is a historic third generation family operated Guest Ranch located in the mountains of Northwest Montana and directly on the shores of Flathead Lake. The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse & water recreation …

150 Flathead Lodge Road
Bigfork, Montana 59911
USA

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Latigo Ranch Kremmling, Colorado

Most dude ranches have a common theme – horses, porches, cabins and good food. But at the end of the day, what sets one apart from the other is the scenery that’s found there. Mountains, rivers, and skies can’t be …

Box 237
Kremmling, Colorado 80459
USA

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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort Solvang, California

Hidden in the golden hills of California’s Santa Ynez Valley—just 36 miles northeast of Santa Barbara sits the legendary Alisal Ranch. Surrounded by mountains, meandering across 10,500 sweeping acres, this family-owned property has embraced the spirit and nature of the …

1054 Alisal Road
Solvang, California 93463
USA

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Drowsy Water Ranch Granby, Colorado

Nestled in Granby Colorado, Drowsy Water Ranch is near Winter Park, Grand Lake, and Rocky Mountain National Park. With these resources, activity selection is endless, from golfing to hiking, river rafting to zip lining. The horse riding program at this …

PO Box 147
Granby, Colorado 80446
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
USA

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Sprucedale Guest Ranch Alpine, Arizona

Owned and operated by the Wiltbank family since the 1940’s, Sprucedale is located in the amazing White Mountains of eastern Arizona and boasts a plethora of activities and wildlife for visitors to enjoy. While horseback riding is one of their …

HC 61 Box 10
Alpine, Arizona 85920
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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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
USA

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CM Ranch Dubois, Wyoming

CM is nestled in between Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Yellowstone National park (in Dubois, Wyoming), setting this ranch up for opportunity based on location alone. All-inclusive packages are fit for an entire family – including a wide range of activities …

PO Box 217
Dubois, Wyoming 82513
USA

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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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Bar W Guest Ranch Whitefish, Montana

There’s no need to worry for your child’s safety here, where the staff is trained and ready to assist your children in horseback riding lessons and technique. Horseback riding, sleigh rides, covered wagon rides, boating, and swimming are some of …

2875 Highway 93 West
Whitefish, Montana 59937
USA

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Elkhorn Ranch ~ Montana Gallatin Gateway, Montana

Elkhorn Ranch is one of the last traditional Dude Ranches, one mile North of Yellowstone. Elkhorn is a family-oriented guest ranch where you'll spend a week in the rugged mountains of Montana riding horses, blue-ribbon fly fishing, whitewater rafting, and …

33133 Gallatin Road
Gallatin Gateway, Montana

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Vee Bar Guest Ranch Laramie, Wyoming

Vee Bar offers ranch and traditional activities alike, so you don’t feel too far from home– but far enough. Cross country ski, play tennis, ride a snowmobile, or saddle up – there is no need to sacrifice city amenities for …

2091 St. Hwy 130
Laramie, Wyoming 82070
USA

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Rawah Ranch Glendevey, Colorado

The Rawah Wilderness that surrounds this ranch translates to “wild place,” while the world “Rawah” itself is an Indian word for “abundance.” At this ranch in Fort Collins, Colorado, they have made just that opportunities and experiences are abundant here …

11447 North County Road 103
Glendevey, Colorado 82063
USA

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Sundance Trail Guest Ranch Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

For those looking for all of the excitement and adventure associated with a dude ranch without the crowd, Sundance Trail Guest Ranch in Colorado may be the perfect fit. Despite being one of the smallest dude ranches in the state, …

17931 Red Feather Lakes Road
Red Feather Lakes, Colorado 80545
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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Western Pleasure Guest Ranch Sandpoint, Idaho

1,100 acres comprise an all-season guest ranch in Sandpoint, Idaho. This ranch has a special permit to operate within the Pandhandle National Forest as well, so the land and animals here are undisturbed and in their most natural form. Special …

1413 Upper Gold Creek Rd.
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
USA

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Rocking Horse Ranch Resort Highland, New York

A true family dude ranch in every sense of the word, Rocking Horse features activities to satisfy the most demanding of children in all age ranges. Indoor water park? Yup, they got it. Horseback riding? Of course – they’ve have …

600 Rte 44-55
Highland, New York 12528
USA

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Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa Moab, Utah

A true luxury dude ranch resort destination, Sorrel River is located on the banks of the Colorado River and is just a few minutes drive from Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. All meals adhere to a "farm-to-plate" approach – meaning …

Highway 128, Mile 17
Moab, Utah 84532
USA

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Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch Parshall, Colorado

The oldest operating dude ranch in Colorado, its history has proven itself as somewhere people keep coming. All-inclusive packages are fit for an entire family–including a wide range of activities for children–and includes luxuries not typically found in ranch life. …

447 County Road 3 Box N
Parshall, Colorado 80468
USA

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French Broad Outpost Ranch Del Rio, Tennessee

The French Broad River Dude Ranch prides itself on being the only dude ranch in the Great Smoky Mountains, and the “Best Western Experience in the East.” The scenery of the Smokies is breathtaking in and of itself, but when …

461 Old River Rd
Del Rio, Tennessee 37727
USA

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