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Howdy Partner! This is an index of Dude and Guest Ranches for a great vacation experience in the old west. So come on all you "city slickers", get yourself some boots and chaps and join the fun at an authentic western dude ranch. Most of these dude ranches have activities for the whole family. Many of these vacation ranches are authentic dude ranches where you can rope, ride and cattle drive. Some are guest ranch resorts with western riding, resort relaxing and ranch activities and some are farm vacations. Add Your Ranch

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There are difference types of Dude Ranch Vacations. Some ranches offer a combination with programs that fall within more than one category and some on our list offer just horseback riding and/ or boarding.

Dude Ranch - horseback riding is the central activity, pack trips, area games, and lessons.

Guest Ranch - Horseback riding, and other activities, water sports, fishing, swimming, more diverse vacation activities.

Working Ranch - horse riding, Western experience with animal husbandry, cattle drives, -- operational aspects of ranching.

Resort Ranch - horse riding and other onsite facilities such as golf, swimming pool, spa, tennis, and entertainment.

British Columbia
Three Bars Guest & Cattle Ranch, Cranbrook
White Stallion Ranch, Tucson
Hidden Valley Guest Ranch, Eureka Springs (a riding horse ranch)
Hunewill Guest Ranch, Bridgeport
Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, Solvang
Marble Mountain Guest Ranch, Somes Bar along the Klamath River
Coffee Creek Guest Ranch, Trinity Center
Howard Creek Ranch, Westport
Harmel's Ranch Resort, Almont
Elk Mountain Ranch, Buena Vista
Drowsy Water Ranch, Granby
Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, Red Feather Lakes
Vista Verde Ranch, Steamboat Springs
Bushnell Bed and Breakfast Bushnell (This is a riding ranch - horse boarded)
Red Horse Mountain Dude Ranch, Coeur d'Alene / Harrison
Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch, Stanley
Grace Grange Lodge & Stable, Petoskey bring your horse - riding trails from property)
Laughing Water Ranch, Fortine
Hawley Mountain Guest Ranch, McLeod (near Yellowstone)
Bar W Guest Ranch, Whitefish
Old Pioneer Garden, Unionville (not a dude ranch, but a western farm)
K High Five Ranch B&B, Gardnerville (a small ranch where you can bring your horse)
New Hampshire
Horseback Riding in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire
New York
Pinegrove Dude Ranch, Kerhonkson
Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast, Carlisle (Horse guest welcome)
Blisswood B&B At Lehmann Legacy Ranch, Cat Spring (Guest Ranch)
Roddy Tree Ranch, Hunt (Guest Ranch)
M D Resort, Fort Worth (Guest Ranch)
Rockin' R Ranch, Antimony
The Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden (equestrian center - bring your horse)
Fort Lewis Lodge, Millboro (not a dude ranch, but a farm, lodge that is fun for the whole family)
Spring Creek Ranch, Winthrop (not a dude ranch - vacation rentals, horses boarded and riding trails)
Just-N-Trails B & B, Sparta
Dryhead Ranch, Lovell
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