Dude Ranches with: Swimming Lakes, etc

A curated list of dude ranch vacations that offer swimming lakes, or swimming holes.

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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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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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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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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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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Moose Head Ranch Jackson Hole, Wyoming

From early June to mid-August, Moose Head Ranch is in full-fledged dude ranch season. The owners of this ranch were once staff here; later they married and came into ownership of the property – a testament of the intimacy that …

P.O. Box 214
Moose, Wyoming 83012
USA

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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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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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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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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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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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