Montana Ranch Resort
Montana Ranch Resort: Featured in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide
Located close to Yellowstone National Park in Paradise Valley, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch tops the list of upscale resort, guest and dude ranches in Montana and has been welcoming guests since 1929.
Emigrant, Montana – the heart of the Paradise Valley
Bozeman, Montana (BZN)
Riding Style & Ability
Beginner to Advanced
Corporate Groups, Retreats, Meetings Welcome.
Rates vary based on family size and cabin choice, as well as time of year. Please visit Mountain Sky Ranch’s website for details. This guest ranch gladly accepts, cash, personal checks, Visa and MasterCard.
This ranch works with Travel Agents.
Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?
Mountain Sky Guest Ranch has a long history of dude ranching–– since 1929. With its proximity to Yellowstone National Park and the Gallatin National Forest, this award-winning ranch offers top high-country horseback riding, fly-fishing on blue-ribbon waters, a robust kids and teen program, yoga and hiking, making it a great pick for families.
From the Horse’s Mouth
Mountain Sky Guest Ranch is dedicated to families with the best in authentic Western hospitality. Families visit this guest ranch resort regularly to enjoy yoga, horseback riding, hiking, fly fishing, golf, challenge courses, a kids program, Sporting Clays, Yellowstone tours, massage and fitness.
Horseback ride on over 10,000 acres of rugged and diverse terrain with top notch wranglers. Guests have their choice of over 130 head of fit horses. Trail rides are for guests ages 7 and older only, with lead line rides in the kids program for young children, and arena instruction for six-year-olds.
Mountain Sky Ranch offers a gourmet dining experience through buffet-style breakfasts, casual lunches and three- to five-course dinners. Breakfast will give you the freedom to be as healthy or indulgent as you like, offering fresh fruit, salads and granolas alongside specialty pancakes, mountains of bacon and rotating specialty items daily. Lunches are comprised of tempting regional dishes, ranging from Mexican enchiladas to Chinese stir-fry to Italian pizza. Dinner is always a highly anticipated event. The ranch kicks things off with hors d’oeuvres and drinks in the saloon, where friends share stories of the day’s adventure next to a crackling fire. Locally-inspired dishes are prepared by Chef Jonathan Romans and his talented team. Complement your dinner with a bottle of wine from Mountain Sky Guest Ranch’s fine selection, and do try to leave room for that slice of chocolate decadence or Basque cake.
Enjoy the stunning scenery of Paradise Valley and nearby Yellowstone National Park and the Gallatin National Forest. Grass-covered foothills, meadows filled with the smell of sagebrush, thick pine forests and stands of aspen are all at the ranch’s back door.
While many guest cabins date back to the ranch’s beginnings in the 1920’s, all have been carefully restored and refurbished to provide luxurious comfort amidst rustic surroundings. Each cabin is unique, and there is a combination of one, two and three bedroom units available. Choose from cabins with stone fireplaces, picture windows with breathtaking views, or the sounds of a meandering stream just outside your window.