Rancho Vista Hermosa

Arizona Dude Ranch

Elgin, Arizona

Arizona Dude Ranch: Featured in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Rancho Vista Hermosa is a serene and luxurious desert retreat nestled in the heart of Arizona, offering upscale accommodations and a variety of outdoor activities - particularly horseback riding - amidst stunning Southwestern landscapes. Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, this ranch provides an unforgettable escape for guests looking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the desert. Email Rancho Vista Hermosa Visit Website

Location

Elgin, Arizona

Airport

Phoenix (PHX)

Riding Style/ Ability

Beginner to Advanced

Season

Year round

Capacity

35

Rates & Payment Methods

$179 and up a night We accept Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Cash, Checks, Wire Transfers

In Depth Information

Why Equitrekking's Top 20?

Rancho Vista Hermosa is ideal for horseback riding enthusiasts due to its picturesque desert surroundings and expertly guided trails. Guests can explore the stunning landscapes of Arizona atop well-trained horses, immersing themselves in the tranquility of the desert while enjoying a unique perspective of the terrain. With experienced staff and well-maintained facilities, the ranch ensures safe and memorable riding experiences for riders of all levels. Whether it's a leisurely ride or a more adventurous excursion, Rancho Vista Hermosa offers the perfect setting for unforgettable horseback riding adventures.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Explore unforgettable horseback riding adventures at Rancho Vista Hermosa, where expertly guided trails and stunning desert landscapes await. With well-trained horses and experienced staff, our Arizona ranch offers safe and memorable riding experiences for all levels. Book your equine adventure today for an unforgettable getaway in the heart of the Southwest. Rancho Vista Hermosa takes pride in its large number of returning guests"

Contact

Rancho Vista Hermosa 81 Rochelle Rd Elgin, AZ 85611 Tel: 520.240.2690
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Vee Bar Guest Ranch, Wyoming Dude Ranch

Wyoming Dude Ranch

Laramie, Wyoming

Wyoming Dude Ranch: Featured in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Authentic ranch vacations combining horseback riding, fly fishing, campfires and a top kids program near Laramie, Wyoming. The Vee Bar Ranch is family-owned and welcomes guests of all ages, including family reunions, corporate retreats and meetings and solo travelers. Email Vee Bar Ranch Visit Website

Location

20 miles west of Laramie, WY

Airport

DIA (Denver Airport) 2.5 hour drive; LAR (Laramie Regional Airport) 15 minutes

Riding Style & Ability

Western Beginner to Advanced

Capacity

30 guests Corporate Groups, Retreats, Meetings Welcome.

Season

Spring/Summer/Fall

Payment Methods

All-inclusive during the summer; payments are check, cash, and credit cards. See rates and inclusions. Winter packages include horseback riding, fall, winter, and spring B&B packages. This ranch works with Travel Agents.

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

The family-owned Vee Bar Guest Ranch offers a mix of authenticity and relaxed fun in Wyoming, with one of the top horseback riding programs in the state. With diverse activities for all ages, this is a popular family vacation destination close to the town of Laramie.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Located near the base of the Snowy Range Mountains in southeast Wyoming, the Vee Bar Guest Ranch's historical lodge dates back to 1891. The ranch once served as a stage coach stop, a post office, and a buffalo ranch. Currently family owned and operated, ranch guests come to experience an authentic Wyoming ranch vacation." "This Wyoming guest ranch is open year-round. During June, July, and August guests enjoy all-inclusive ranch packages packed with activities ranging from horseback riding to fishing. From September to May, the ranch is open as a bed and breakfast. Horseback riding and other activities can be added to a B&B package year-round. Activities include cattle work and team-penning with cattle, mountain biking, hayrides, river tubing, trap shooting, camping, hiking and fishing. During the winter months, other popular activities include downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, and sledding." "The Vee Bar’s horseback riding program is top notch. Guests are matched with one horse for the duration of their stay, helping them make new friends and bond with their equine partner. The Vee Bar wranglers work with travelers to make sure they are comfortable on their horse. Every rider has the chance to progress as he or she becomes more comfortable on their mount." "You won't get bored riding at this Wyoming dude ranch. The terrain varies greatly and riding nose-to-tail is not encouraged! All trail rides are adapted to any level of experience so nobody will miss a thing." "Ranch accommodations include cozy cabins and riverside suites. Listen to the sounds of the Little Laramie River in the Riverside Suites, located near the lodge. These suites include a hot tub, two private bedrooms, full bath, small refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer and a modern, yet rustic feel." "Daily schedules vary depending on the season, but include a range of activities from which you or your group can choose. Hikes in the Snowy Range Mountains, sheep dog demonstrations, horseback riding lessons, team penning, fly-fishing demonstrations, river-tubing, movies under the stars, square dancing and archery are just some activities on schedule." "Home-cooked ranch meals are served three times a day buffet style, with dinner after cocktails in the John Wayne Saloon. Special dietary requests can be accommodated with prior notice. In addition to hearty, western culinary selections, fresh salads, fruit, homemade breads, pastries and desserts accompany meals. The John Wayne Saloon features a variety of sodas, wines, liqueurs and other alcoholic beverages. BBQ's and picnics are interspersed throughout each week, including a Thursday night BBQ in the summer months at the ranch campsite nestled in a canyon near the edge of the Medicine Bow National Forest." "This ranch is located in close proximity to Laramie museums and attractions, the Snowy Range Scenic Byway, Vedauwoo, Centennial and the Medicine Bow National Forest."

Contact

38 Vee Bar Ranch Road Laramie, WY 82070 800.483.3227 or 307.745.7036 Email Vee Bar Ranch Visit Website

TK Outfitting - Utah

TK Outfitting

Torrey, Utah

Utah Outfitter: Featured in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Explore some of Utah's more pristine landscapes with TK Outfitting. High quality horses and expert guides lead amazing escapes through the surrounding National Parks, Forests and Monuments.
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Location

Torrey, Utah

Airport

Salt Lake City or McCarran Airport (Las Vegas, NV)

Riding Style & Ability

Western Beginner to Advanced- All Abilities Welcome

Capacity

10 People

Season

April to October

Rates/ Payment Methods

Cash & Credit Cards

In Depth Information

Why Equitrekking's Top 20?

TK Outfitting is nestled between five National Parks which feature some of the nation's most spectacular scenery. There is no better way to explore Capitol Reef National park, as well as the other nearby parks and National Forests.

From the Horse's Mouth

"TK Outfitting offers multi-day inn-to-inn rides and camping trips through Utah's most stunning scenery. Riders have a variety of options from which to select, including nights at a deluxe basecamp or an inn-to-inn experience. TK Outfitting offers experienced riders true challenges while providing the ultimate experience for beginners, including instruction as needed. Non-riding companions are welcome on all trips." "Explore local history, geology and culture from the back of a horse. Diverse scenery abounds amid the Dixie National Forest, Fish Lake National Forest, Capitol Reef National Park and San Rafael Swell." "TK Outfitting offers a full schedule of multi-day horseback riding vacations featuring camping or inn lodging. They can also arrange custom horseback vacations." "Food is fresh, healthy and delicious, prepared at camp- a varied menu of fresh foods including beef from the owners TK Cattle Ranch. TK Outfitting’s great camp cooks can accommodate most diets with prior notice. Cooks prepare fresh and locally sourced foods at meals and offer grass fed, hormone free beef and pork. Inn lodging trips: Breakfast at the Inns, trail- picnic lunches and sampling of local restaurants for dinners."

Contact

TK Outfitting TK Outfitting P.O. Box 624 Loa, UT 84747 Tel: 435-749-2110
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Elk Mountain Ranch, Colorado Guest Ranch

Elk Mountain Ranch

Buena Vista, Colorado

Colorado Dude Ranch: Featured in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide

At a Glance

High and remote Colorado guest ranch in the San Isabel National Forest with spectacular scenery, quality horses and weekly vacation packages for 30 pampered guests. Email Elk Mountain Ranch Visit Website

Location

Buena Vista, Colorado

Airport

Denver or Colorado Springs

Riding Style & Ability

Western, Mountain Riding Beginner to Advanced- All Abilities Welcome

Capacity

30 People

Season

May to September

Rates/ Payment Methods

Personal Checks, Cash & Credit Cards

In Depth Information

Why Equitrekking's Top 20?

As home to the largest collection of 14,000 plus peaks in the lower 48 states, this high and remote family dude and guest ranch offers a true wilderness experience, great family ranch vacations and quintessential Rocky Mountain vistas.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Elk Mountain Ranch offers family dude ranch vacations. In concert with regular ranch activities, this Colorado guest ranch has a full kids' program for ages 3-7 years old. Two children's counselors will offer a well-supervised, fun-filled day of kid-friendly activities." "Unplug from the modern world and get into nature for horseback riding, white water rafting, fishing, hot springs, trapshooting, marksmanship, archery, hiking, mountain biking, and more. Elk Mountain Ranch has no TV or landline phones, allowing guests to unwind ." "Ranch owners Tom and Sue work hard to ensure guests have the trip of a lifetime on their Colorado ranch vacation and many guests return year after year." "Superb, varied, home-cooked meals delight both the hearty and discerning appetites. Trail ride cookouts, champagne brunch, steak fry, hors d-oeuvres, fabulous desserts, and kid-friendly options. The highlight at week's end at this Colorado dude ranch is the country candlelight dinner. Fresh baked cookies, snacks and fruit bowl always available between meals. Special diets happily accommodated." "As Colorado's highest guest ranch at 9,600 feet elevation, the views at Elk Mountain Ranch are amazing."

Contact

PO Box 910 Buena Vista, CO 81211 800.432.8812
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Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

New Mexico Ranch Vacations

Winston, New Mexico

New Mexico Ranch: Featured in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide

At a Glance

New Mexico Guest Ranch that welcomes a small number of travelers to experience the spectacular scenery, history and wildlife in the Gila National Forest. Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch offers horseback riding, warm hospitality, delicious meals, and incredible surroundings.
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Location

Southwestern portion of New Mexico

Airport

Albuquerque or El Paso Airports

Riding Style & Ability

Western Beginner to Advanced

Capacity

12-15 Small Groups, Retreats, Corporate Meetings Welcome

Season

March through November

Payment Methods

Cash, Checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Travel Agents Accepted- This ranch works with travel agents!

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch offers the western vacation of a lifetime! Diverse horseback rides take guests through dramatic canyons with sheer cliffs and crystal clear streams of the 3.3 million acres of Gila National Forest. Guests may also soak in history, visiting pithouses, cliff dwellings and pictographs of the early Mimbres.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Guests that love history will love Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch. Ride the outlaw trails of Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Visit Native ruins from the early Mimbres (750-1150AD) which remain essentially untouched. Explore the canyons which sheltered the Apache warrior Geronimo during his campaigns in the late 1800's. Visit the border of Old Mexico, see Native American rock paintings, climb into dwellings over 1000 years old and hold actual pieces of Mimbres pottery in your hands." "At this special ranch, guests may truly get away from the modern world. 85 miles from the nearest stoplight, guests here have only to worry about which trail to take. There is no "nose to tail" horseback riding at this ranch, granting even more freedom." "Enjoy mealtimes in dining room or outside. Ribeye steaks, grilled salmon or trout, pork tenderloin, garden fresh vegetables, blueberry pancakes and chocolate mousse are just some of the selections. The food at this ranch is varied and tasty. Cooks can cater to dietary requirements." "Geronimo Trail Ranch has gentle, responsive and trustworthy horses, mainly Quarter horses and Paints, to accommodate all levels of rider. Faster horseback riding, including trotting and loping is available for capable riders where the terrain allows." "Furnished in Native American style or Cowboy motifs, Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch's Ponderosa cabins are nestled in the pines and include with fireplaces, queen, twin and bunk beds, a coffee maker, full bath/shower, sitting areas, covered porches, and a cookie jar filled with homemade goodies."

Contact

1 Wall Lake Road Winston, New Mexico 87943 575-772-5157 Email Geronimo Trail Ranch Visit Website

C Lazy U Ranch, Colorado Dude Ranch

Colorado Dude Ranch

Granby, Colorado

Colorado Dude Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking's Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Saddle up for a 3 to 7 night Western family vacation in Colorado at this luxury guest ranch. Learn to ride, walk or lope on multi-level trail rides. Enjoy a full kids program, Orvis endorsed fly fishing lessons, a full service spa, and 5-star, gourmet meals.
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Location

Granby, Colorado

Airport

Denver International Airport Private aircraft can land in Granby or Kremmling Airports (10-20 minutes away) with free shuttle service by C Lazy U

Riding Style & Ability

Western Beginner to Advanced

Season

Year-round Summer family months with kids program June, July and August Fall, Winter and Spring are open to families, groups and weddings

Capacity

Up to 100

Rates/ Payment Methods

Vary by season and accommodation- call 866-319-4533 for details Payment Methods - all major credit cards accepted  

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

This luxury guest ranch has a wide array of adventure activities to satisfy families and groups without sacrificing quality, including top-notch facilities. This premiere horseback riding ranch and working cattle ranch has a 12,000 square foot, heated indoor riding arena–– great for combining skiing with horseback riding through the snow.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Family owned and operated since its beginning in 1919, C Lazy U is a luxury guest ranch dedicated to providing memorable family vacations. This Colorado dude ranch has been renowned as a 5-star, 5-diamond ranch for years. C Lazy U Ranch boasts picturesque views of the Continental Divide and the Indian Peaks Wilderness, while maintaining a secluded feel, nestled in a quaint valley on over 9,000 acres." "C Lazy U’s wranglers take pride in the natural horsemanship techniques they use to train independent, fun to ride horses; and at the end of a week’s stay, guests participate in a shodeo to show off the skills they have acquired over their vacation. During a typical stay, kids and adults have the opportunity to ride twice a day, every day, improving their riding skills on horses that are anything but nose-to-tail animals." "The luxury of C Lazy U Ranch is best seen in its full service spa, which overhangs the Willow Creek, its cuisine, and its charming cabins. The model of Colorado dude ranch elegance, ranch cabins were built using wood from the forests on property. " "This Colorado dude ranch offers a variety of adventures and amenities: cattle drives, horse riding lessons, equestrian clinics, tennis, pool, hot tub, yoga, trap shooting, archery, fly fishing, mountain biking, ropes course, zip line, luxury camping and more."

Contact

3640 Colorado Highway 125 Granby, CO 80446 Tel: 970.235.9198
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Rocking Z Guest Ranch- Montana

Montana Guest Ranch

Wolf Creek, Montana

Montana Guest Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking's Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Montana family ranch that's been in the family since 1864. Rocking Z welcomes travelers to experience horseback riding, Parelli Natural Horsemanship, blue ribbon fly fishing, archery, shooting, hiking and more!
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Location

Wolf Creek, Montana

Airport

Helena (HLN), 30 minutes away; Great Falls (GTF), 1 hour away

Riding Style & Ability

Riding for All Skill Levels

Season

Main season: June thru September, shoulder season: May and October, Open November through April.

Capacity

9 guest rooms, 20 people

Rates/ Payment Methods

Prices range from $250-480 per person per night. 3 and under free. Check out the latest dates and rates.
 

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

Rocking Z Guest Ranch is run by a fifth generation Montana family who opens the ranch to guests that want to experiences a truly authentic Western ranch. Travelers may learn about communicating with horses through Parelli Natural Horsemanship, ride high quality horses through beautiful settings, enjoy cattle work, go hiking, bird watching, enjoy wildlife viewing, fishing, archery, and more.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Horseback riding is a top activity at the Rocking Z Guest Ranch. This Montana ranch has versatile horses for every level of rider and endless new terrain and trails. Ride to the top of a mountain and canter along amid stunning views. Travelers may learn to connect with horses at this ranch through Pat Parelli's Seven Games of Natural Horsemanship." "This is a working ranch, which raises raise Corriente cattle for roping and horse training. There are 75 horses, 45 head of cattle and multiple dogs and cats. Guests can participate in cattle work and ranch life, a challenging and fun adventure." "The Rocking Z is equidistant from Glacier National Park in the North and Yellowstone National Park in the South of the state, which offer great wildlife viewing. On the ranch, bird watchers delight and out on the trails, you may spot Eagles, Sand-Hill Cranes and Blue Herons." "Guests can enjoy a variety of amenities and activities on this Montana riding holiday. There is also blue ribbon fly fishing on the ranch as well on the nearby Missouri River. Relax in the hot tub or cool off in the creek. There is skeet and target shooting, as well as archery. Hiking, bird and wildlife viewing, horseshoes are all enjoyed. Zack is an expert in local history and geology and can intrigue you with stories and drives." "Meals are relaxed occasions with plenty of choices and dietary restrictions can be catered for, whether you're gluten free or pescatarian. Breakfast includes a bounty of coffee, tea, bacon and eggs as well as fresh fruit and yogurt. Lunches are varied and may be a sandwich out on the trails or cooked over a fire when out and about. Wine, beer and soft drinks are complimentary and served up in the lodge and saloon. In the private saloon you can enjoy pool, cards, darts, and beer on tap besides lot of stories." "The warm lodge is a gathering place for guests, while the spacious guests rooms are their own little oasis. Rooms have extra-long beds, seating areas and rooms outside of the lodge area also include their own natural gas fireplaces."  

contact

2020 Chevallier Drive Wolf Creek, MT 59648 Tel. 406-458-3890
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CM Ranch, Wyoming Dude Ranch

Wyoming Dude Ranch

Dubois, Wyoming

Wyoming Dude Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking's Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Set against the Shoshone National Forest and Fitzpatrick Wilderness, this Dubois dude ranch has welcomed guests since 1927 with plenty of beautiful land to explore. The ranch’s proximity to Yellowstone Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming make it an ideal destination for enjoying a Wyoming vacation.
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Location

Dubois, Wyoming 60 miles from the south entrance of Yellowstone Park

Airport

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Riding Style & Ability

Western Riding for All Skill Levels

Season

June – Mid September

Capacity

50 Family Reunions, Weddings, Corporate Groups, Retreats, Meetings Welcome

Rates/ Payment Methods

Visa, MasterCard, Wire Payment, Check accepted  

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

This longtime dude ranch welcomes generations of families and groups to enjoy stunning wild areas of Wyoming close to both Jackson Hole and Yellowstone National Park and for quality Western vacations. Guests can ride, fish horses, hike to see glacial lakes, swim, square dance, visit the rodeo, enjoy cookouts and more.

From the Horse's Mouth

"CM Ranch is one of the oldest dude ranches in the USA. The original character, charm, and spirit have been well preserved through time and are true representations of life out West." "Ranch history abounds, including in the accommodations. The logs for the ranch buildings were cut in the 1920’s, and hauled to the ranch by teams of horses and wagons. Several of the old wagons are still on the ranch property. The charming old buildings are spaced along the stream and around large, well-kept lawns." "All meals are included and range from outdoor, campfire cooking to hearty dinners served family style in the ranch dining room. Hot breakfasts may include eggs made to order or fruit and pastries from the breakfast bar. There are always diveese choices on the ranch's lunch buffet." "All meals are included and range from outdoor, campfire cooking to hearty dinners served family style in the ranch dining room. Hot breakfasts may include eggs made to order or fruit and pastries from the breakfast bar. There are always diveese choices on the ranch's lunch buffet." "Spend the day hiking, fly fishing for wild brown, rainbow and brook trout, horseback riding or just enjoying a good book in a beautiful setting or venture away from the ranch for more adventure. The south entrance to Yellowstone Park is an hour’s drive, and from there it is a short distance to Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, and numerous geyser basins. Jackson Hole, adjacent to Yellowstone Park, is the headquarters for both white water and more leisurely float trips on the Snake River. Pack trips into the Fitzpatrick Wilderness may be combined with a ranch vacation, or taken separately." "This Wyoming dude ranch is kid-friendly and family friendly. Children 5 years and older can enjoy supervised horseback riding with the kiddy wrangler, who makes sure that they have a lot of fun while learning western riding skills. They may spend an afternoon exploring nearby ancient Indian petroglyphs or a visiting the local fish hatchery. The recreation building houses crafts, games, music and more."

Contact

167 Fish Hatchery Rd. Dubois, WY 82513 Tel. 307.455.2331
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Southern Cross Guest Ranch, Georgia Dude Ranch

Georgia Dude Ranch

Madison, GA

Georgia Dude Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking's Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Family-owned guest ranch and horse farm conveniently nestled in Central Georgia's Historic Heartland. This Georgia Dude Ranch raises Paint and Quarter horses and is unique in offering both guided and unguided riding. Check out Southern Cross' Valentine's Day specials!
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Location

Madison, GA (1 hour east of Atlanta)

Airport

Atlanta

Riding Style & Ability

Western Beginner to Advanced, Guided & Unguided

Season

Year round

Capacity

35

Rates/ Payment Methods

Daily, Multi-night and weekly rates available - starting at $100/person/night and up No Hidden Service Charges (Cash, Debit, Visa, M/C, Amex gladly accepted)

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

It's unusual to find a guest ranch on the East Coast, and Southern Cross Ranch is bona fide horse farm and Georgia dude ranch with over 200 horses to admire. The quality of the horses and the unguided riding opportunities make this Southern guest ranch stand out.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Southern Cross Guest Ranch is best known for its exceptional hands-on horseback riding program and peaceful, comfortable setting. This Georgia guest ranch boasts delightful accommodations, great cuisine, and southern hospitality." "Enjoy grooming and helping to tack up your horse for a true equestrian vacation experience. Horseback riding is the featured activity at Southern Cross Ranch. Horses outnumber guests by more than 7 to 1, so there’s sure to be a horse that's right for you. The climate in Georgia allows for horseback riding year round." "Unique to U.S. ranches, the riding program at Southern Cross Guest Ranch allows qualified guests the opportunity to ride on their own if they desire. For those who want to join a group, small, guided riding tours are always available at this Georgia dude ranch. Ride lazily across beautiful open pastures or pick up the pace and trot and canter through shaded trails. " "Guests who visit this Georgia dude ranch and don't wish to ride may enjoy on site activities including: hiking trails, mountain biking, a game room with pool table, darts and foosball, throwing horseshoes, shooting basketball and the pool or hot tub. Nearby, play golf, shop, fish, skeet shoot, visit museums, and more." "Called "One of America’s Best Dude Ranches" by Travel + Leisure Magazine, horseback riding in Georgia is made easy at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. Ranch staff supply all the equipment you'll need to ride in small guided groups or on your own."

Contact

1670 Bethany Church Road Madison, GA 30650 Tel: 706.342.8027
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Tsylos Park Lodge- Canada Riding Vacations

Canada Riding Vacations

Chilko Lake, British Columbia

British Columbia Guest Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking's Vacation Guide

At a Glance

Canadian Adventure Vacation Destination and Wilderness Adventure Lodge for Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing, Horseback Riding Vacations & Wildlife Photography in Beautiful BC, Canada.
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Location

Chilko Lake, BC

Airport

Vancouver South International Airport to Chilko Lake Charter flight

Riding Style & Ability

Western intermediate to advanced, although novice riders can join on the Horse Pack Trips providing they are physically fit and keen.

Season

June to mid-October

Capacity

14 guests at the lodge , 10 persons on the pack trips Corporate Groups, Retreats, Meetings Welcome

Rates/ Payment Methods

7 Night packages from Vancouver, BC including round trip charter flight. Easy to connect to but far from the crowds! From US $2795 to US $5395 per person based on double occupancy depending on the package chosen. Visa, MasterCard, Wire Payment, Check accepted  

In Depth Information

Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?

Family owned since the 1950's, this luxury guest lodge is located in a stunning and remote natural setting and offers top horseback riding, fly fishing, wilderness pack trips, Grizzly Bear photography and more. The McLean's have been in this area for over 50 years and are the only lodge at Chilko Lake that is still in the family. Tsylos offers you something truly unique in today's word-- a real chance to disconnect.

From the Horse's Mouth

"Tsylos Lodge is located on the banks of the Chilko River and the dividing point between the Coast Mountains the rolling grasslands of the Chilcotin Plateau, offering excellent riding, outstanding Orvis endorsed fly fishing, and a photographers paradise. Chilko Lake, BC, Canada is located 180 air miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Chilko Lake is 50 miles long, pristine wilderness and surrounded by snow capped peaks and rugged glaciers. At the north end of Chilko lake is the dividing point between the Chilcotin Plateau and the Coast Mountains, where the Chilko River flows north easterly." "Meals are prepared by Tsylos' chef in an open kitchen, and served family-style in the dining room. Each day, everyone sits down together to share a tasty breakfast and dinner. Great conversation and lots of laughter are always on the menu! Lunch is spent streamside, on top of a mountain, or wherever your wanderings have taken you! Another highlight is a fully stocked bar located within the lodge. Guests enjoy a glass of wine or cocktail while feasting on tasty appetizers." "This adventure lodge is a good pick for riders and their non-riding partners. In addition to horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, and hiking, an excellent variety of packages are available for fun on the trails and beyond. " "This British Columbia lodge offers an intimate atmosphere with only fourteen people in log cabins or suites. Each unit is set up for two and offers private bathrooms, comfy beds with Egyptian cotton sheets and duvets, gas fireplaces or a wood burning stove, their own decks and seating areas. Daily maid services keep you supplied with fresh towels." "Riders have lots of room to roam in plenty of photogenic places, like the backcountry of Chilko Lake and the surrounding mountains. Ride fast or slow on these horseback riding vacations. This is truly a top destination for horse lovers and equestrians."

Contact

Chilko Lake, BC, Canada Toll-Free: 1.800.487.9567 Office: 1.250.483.4368
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