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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.

CANADA
British Columbia
Three Bars Guest & Cattle Ranch, Cranbrook
UNITED STATES
Arizona
White Stallion Ranch, Tucson
Arkansas
Hidden Valley Guest Ranch, Eureka Springs (a riding horse ranch)
California
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
Colorado
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
Florida
Bushnell Bed and Breakfast Bushnell (This is a riding ranch - horse boarded)
Idaho
Red Horse Mountain Dude Ranch, Coeur d'Alene / Harrison
Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch, Stanley
Michigan
Grace Grange Lodge & Stable, Petoskey bring your horse - riding trails from property)
Montana
Laughing Water Ranch, Fortine
Hawley Mountain Guest Ranch, McLeod (near Yellowstone)
Bar W Guest Ranch, Whitefish
Nevada
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
Pennsylvania
Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast, Carlisle (Horse guest welcome)
Texas
Blisswood B&B At Lehmann Legacy Ranch, Cat Spring (Guest Ranch)
Roddy Tree Ranch, Hunt (Guest Ranch)
M D Resort, Fort Worth (Guest Ranch)
Utah
Rockin' R Ranch, Antimony
Vermont
The Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden (equestrian center - bring your horse)
Virginia
Fort Lewis Lodge, Millboro (not a dude ranch, but a farm, lodge that is fun for the whole family)
Washington
Spring Creek Ranch, Winthrop (not a dude ranch - vacation rentals, horses boarded and riding trails)
Wisconsin
Just-N-Trails B & B, Sparta
Wyoming
Dryhead Ranch, Lovell
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