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Guest Ranches in Wyoming: Part Two

Farms and Ranches

OLD GLENDEVEY RANCH LTD.
Glendevey Colorado Route
3219 County Road 190
Jelm, WY 82063
(970) 435-5701
(970) 490-1444

Capacity: 18
Season: June 1-Nov 15
Altitude: 8500 feet

The breathtaking majesty of the Rawah Wilderness and Roosevelt National Forest is the setting for our historic guest ranch which dates back to the early 1900's. The activities offered as part of your stay include: all-day and half-day horseback rides, fishing the McIntyre Creek, barbecues with delicious "western home style" cooking, hiking, photography, hayride and just plain relaxing. Available on a guided basis we offer stream, beaver pond and high lake fishing, day rides for sight-seeing, photo rides for wildlife and gorgeous scenery. Complete hunting and outfitting services during seasons. Off season by special arrangements. Contact Garth and Olivia Peterson.

RAWAH RANCH
1612 Adriel Circle
Fort Collins, CO 80524.
(800) 820-3152
(970) 484-8228

Capacity: 32
Season: June-Sept
Altitude: 8400 feet

Rustic, relaxed, flexible, family-owned...and operated. Named for the vast Wilderness adjoining it and the majestic snowcap above, Rawah nestles in Colorado's stunning, secluded, wildlife-rich Laramie River Valley, only four gorgeous hour from Denver. Our combination of riding, fishing, hiking and comfort is unsurpassed. Each guest receives a carefully chosen horse for nearly endless, "your choice" rides; instruction included. Some of Colorado's finest fly-fishing, weekly clinic, numerous alpine lakes; stocked pond. Wonderful hiking; Immaculate accommodations: log cabins with fireplaces, rooms in handsome log lodge, all with private baths. Discount for children 6-9. Contact Pete and Ardy Kunz for a video or brochure.

RED ROCK RANCH
P.O. Box 38
Kelly, WY 83011
(307) 733-6288
(307) 733-6287 Fax

Capacity: 30
Season: June-Oct 10
Altitude: 7200 feet

Red Rock Ranch opened its doors to guests in 1976. An 1890 cattle and horse ranch in a secluded valley of the Gros Ventre Wilderness surrounded by spectacular steep red cliffs, majestic mountain ranges, home of Rocky Mountain Sheep, antelope, elk, moose and deer. Comfortable log cabins have spacious living rooms, wood burning stoves, electric heat. Experienced wranglers match riders to some of our 80 horses. Riding instruction available activities include: picnic day rides, heated swimming pool and hot tub, pickle ball, separate recreation rooms for adults and children. Kids' riding program: picnic rides, pool activities; well-stocked pond for the novice fly fisherman, two and a half miles of Crystal Creek with catch and release.

SCHIVELY RANCH
1062 Road 15
Lovell, WY 82431
(406) 259-8866 (April - Oct.)
(307) 548-6688 (All year)

Capacity: 18
Season: Apr-Oct
Altitude: 6000 feet

A unique western adventure awaits you at Schively Ranch. Our season starts mid-April with several cattle drives, as we gather and trail cows and calves out of winter Wyoming pastures to native grassland country along the Eastern slopes of Pryor Mountains in Montana. We run 1200 cows on about 40,000 acres, including the lower Dryhead at 5,000 feet and Schively at 6,000 feet. Both ranches remain rustic and ranchy. There are cabins at Schively and a divided bunkhouse at Dryhead, both with central bath and dining rooms. We'll meet you in Billings, Montana. 4-wheel drive pickup service is available. Not a dude ranch, but an actual western cattle ranch.

GROS VENTRE RIVER RANCH
P.O. Box 151
Moose, WY 83012
(307) 733-4138
(307) 733-4272 Fax

Capacity: 35
Season: May-Oct, Dec-Mar
Altitude: 7100 feet

Jackson Hole provides a perfect setting to let your cares melt away. Situated in the foothills of the Gros Ventre Mountains, the ranch property is bordered by the Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, National Elk Refuge, and the Gros Ventre Wilderness. Your own horse during your stay. Trail riding on 40 square miles of mountainous meadows and forested terrain. The Gros Ventre River flows through the ranch, providing excellent fly-fishing, stocked ponds also. Cookouts, mountain bikes, hiking, canoeing and campfires are just a few of our other activities. Excellent food, comfortable log cabins with private baths, some with open wood burning stoves. Call or write for a free brochure.

MOOSE HEAD RANCH
P.O. Box 214
Moose, WY 83012
(307) 733-3141

Capacity: 40
Season: June 15-Aug 31
Altitude: 6800 feet

Providing a panoramic view of the Tetons, Moose Head Ranch is one of the last privately owned guest ranches completely surrounded by Grand Teton National Park. Accommodating guests in modern log cabins, nestled amongst the pine and cottonwood trees. The Ranch is owned and operated by the Mettler family. Supervised rides in small groups provide ample opportunities to sight and photograph elk, moos, deer, antelope, buffalo and birds. Moose Head also has stocked trout ponds for catch and release fly fishing. Hiking and whitewater float trips, sight-seeing in Grand Teton and Yellowstone Parks. Minimum stay is five nights. American Plan. Contact Louise Mettler 904-877-1431.

TRIANGLE X RANCH
2 Triangle X Ranch Road
Moose, WY 83012
(307) 733-2183
(307) 733-8685 Fax

Capacity: 70
Season: May 1-Oct 31
Altitude: 6700 feet

In the heart of Grand Teton National Park this historical working guest ranch has for sixty years been under management of four generations of the Tumer family. Spectacular Teton range scenery, relaxed atmosphere and marvelous wildlife viewing. Supervised Little Wranglers' program for children ages 5-12. Scenic float trips on Snake River, trout fishing, square dances, cookouts, hikes, evening programs and wilderness pack trips. Fall big game hunting and winter cross-country skiing, snowmobiling. Accommodations in 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom log cabins w/bath. Family-style dining in main lodge. Located 25 miles north of Jackson, 35 miles south of Yellowstone National Park. Call or write for a color brochure.

TURPIN MEADOW RANCH
P.O. Box 10
Moran, WY 83013
(307) 543-2496
(800) 743-2496
(307) 543-2850 Fax

Capacity: 45
Season: Year-round
Altitude: 6900 feet

The Ranch is in Teton National Forest on the edge of the Teton Wilderness, with a spectacular view of the Teton Peaks. The lodge houses our dining room for appealing family style meals, the sitting room for reading and visiting, and a newly installed hot tub room. Rustic, modern cabins, some with fireplaces, face the scenic Buffalo River, where there is fishing for native cutthroat trout. Nightly entertainment includes a magic show, Indian Dancer, Forest Service Presentation, Chuck Wagon ride and steak fry at the Barbecue pit, children's crafts and gymkhana, and night in Jackson at rodeo. Open off season and winter for snowmobiling. Pets welcome/extra fee.

HEART SIX RANCH
Moran
Jackson Hole, WY 83013
(888) 543-2477

Capacity: 35
Season: June 1-Oct 15
Altitude: 7500 feet

The Heart Six Ranch is located just four miles east of Moran Junction, and borders Grand Teton National Park and the Teton Wilderness Area. Variety of activities. In summer, the main recreation centers around horseback riding, with breakfast rides, and evening cookouts over an open fire. Float trips take you down the Snake River. Authentic Indian dancing and slide/talk shows, hunting for the big game abounds in the area. Fishing and wilderness pack trips into the Teton Wilderness are an important part of the summer and fall schedule also. We are family oriented with children's programs for all ages. Call or write for a free brochure.

FLYING A RANCH
RR 1 Box 7
Pinedale, WY 82941
(307) 367-2385
(800) 678-6543
(307) 367-2385

Capacity: 12
Season: Mid June-Oct 1
Altitude: 8200 feet

Located 50 miles SE of Jackson, WY, the Flying A Ranch borders the Bridger Teton National Forest and is nestled amidst three mountain ranges, the Gros Ventre and Wind Rivers and the Wyomings. The Ranch offers guests luxurious accommodations and delicious meals in a casual, western atmosphere. Enjoy trout fishing on the Ranch or in the surrounding mountain streams and lakes. An abundance of wildlife can be viewed from your private porch or while relaxing in the hot tub. Completely renovated rustic log cabins offer exquisite comfort, and contain private baths, living rooms, fireplaces or wood burning stoves. The Flying A offers the adults the most distinctive of western vacations. Write or call for a brochure and rates.

BRUSH CREEK GUEST RANCH
Star Route, Box Ten
Saratoga, WY 82331
(307) 327-5241
(800) 726-2499

Capacity: 25
Season: Year-round
Altitude: 7500 feet

Nestled at the base of the Snowy Range Mountains, Brush Creek Ranch offers a true western experience on a working cattle ranch. Owned by the Caldwell family since the mid-1950's, the over 6000 acre ranch is now a premier spot for both anglers and equestrian enthusiasts. Accommodations include turn of the century, newly renovated cabins and rooms in the historic main lodge. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, breakfast rides, roping and branding lessons, barn dances, and limited children's programs. 195 miles northwest of Denver. Commercial air to Laramie, WY, 65 miles away from the ranch. Ground transportation available.

KADESH RANCH
1940 Highway 14
Shell, WY 82441
(307) 765-2791
(800) 845-3320

Capacity: 24
Season: May 27-Oct 1
Altitude: 4200 feet

Welcome from the western slope of the Big Horn Mountains, some of the most majestic country in America. Since 1923 the ranch has been located at the entrance to Shell Canyon. Plenty of horse riding to your ability and fancy. Modern cabins with private bath and screened porches await you. Weekly activities include a day in the Big Horn Mountains enjoying beautiful waterfalls, abundant wildlife, breathtaking scenery, and the Big Horn Canyon. The Little Big Horn Battlefield sings its cries and shots from the past. Other activities include dinosaur digs, fossil hunting, excellent trout fishing, western dancing, steak cookout and hayride. Brochures available call/write Chuck and Gail Lander.

SPEAR-O-WIGWAM RANCH
P.O. Box 1081
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 674-4496
(307) 655-3217
(888) 818-3833

Capacity: 30
Season: June 15-Sep 15
Altitude: 8300 feet

Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch was established in the 1920's and has evolved into one of the finest small guest ranches in the area. It is located 30 miles SW of Sheridan, on top of the Big Horn Mountains, near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. Horseback riding featured activity. Unique main lodge with huge fireplace, sitting and dining rooms and library. Guests are accommodated in comfortable log cabins. Excellent horses, beautiful scenery and wildlife, delicious meals, abundant fishing and an outstanding staff to serve you. Free pick-up at Sheridan, families welcome, but limited children's program. Three night minimum. Contact Jim and Barbara Niner, Managers.

R LAZY S RANCH
Jackson Hole, WY Box 308
Teton Village, WY 83025
(307) 733-2655

Capacity: 45
Season: June 11-Oct 2
Altitude: 6200 feet

Started in 1948. Located 13 miles NW of Jackson at foot of Teton Mountains; adjoins south boundary of Grand Teton National Park; scenic riding trails, many to Alpine Lakes; Snake River frontage provided top fly fishing; excellent homecooked meals served family style. Daily riding on top horses; full children's riding program with counselors; pack trips; fishing in many lakes and streams; boating and water skiing on Jackson Lake. Accommodations: 14 separate log cabins, some with fireplaces. For further information: Claire C. McConaughy, above address or: 1902 West 1575 North/St. George, UT 84770. 801-628-6546.

TWO BARS SEVEN RANCH
P.O. Box 67
Tie Siding, Wyoming 82084
(307) 742-6072

Capacity: 22
Season: May-Nov
Altitude: 7700 feet

This 7000-acre mountain cattle spread, deeded in 1868, sits on the Colorado-Wyoming border 100 miles northwest of Denver. Unlimited riding on horses mountain raised and trained suitable for beginner or experienced riders. Free instruction. Pack trips, hiking, fishing, campouts, cookouts, hayride, sing-a-longs, and spontaneous fun in recreation hall. Spring and Fall roundups, daily cross-country riding off roads and trails. Attend Cheyenne and Laramie rodeos and parades. Observe nature from horse drawn buckboard or hiking trails. Generous, homespun, healthy meals serving home-raised, natural Beefalo, fresh fruits and vegetables, and pastries. 25% discount non riders.

CROSSED SABRES RANCH
Box WDRA
Wapiti, WY 82450
(307) 587-3750

Capacity: 45
Season: Late May-Oct 1
Altitude: 7000 feet

Enjoy a vacation of a lifetime in the Last Frontier! Crossed Sabres is located just nine miles east of Yellowstone Park on U.S. Highway 14/16/20. Cody, WY is 43 miles east. Accommodations in rustic but modernized cabins. Family style meals are served in our historic old lodge established in 1898. We run 85 head of horses with trail rides throughout the Shoshone National Forest. There are long rides, short rides and even an overnight pack trip included in your stay with us. Also included is a river float trip, Cody Nite Rodeo and Yellowstone tour. We have unbeatable trout fishing in creeks, lakes and rivers. Rates include everything, even transportation to and from Cody. Call or write Fred and Alvie Norris at above address.

TRAIL CREEK RANCH
Box 10
Wilson, WY 83014
(307) 733-2610

Capacity: 25
Season: June 15-Sep 15
Altitude: 6280 feet

At the foot of Teton Pass in Jackson Hole country, for years an overnight stop for cattle drives before they tackled Teton Pass to the railhead at Victor, Idaho. A working ranch, bordered on three sides by the National Forest. High, park-like country, lush hay meadows support exceptionally fine saddle horses and pack mules. A garden supplies six varieties of lettuce for the ranch table, asparagus in season, fresh mint and various herbs. Cabins, main lodge, designed for summer and winter. A well maintained cross-country track on the ranch and National Forest is available to ranch skiers-superb powder snow skiing on Teton Pass, runs ending at the ranch. Snow King, Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole ski areas nearby. Elizabeth Woolsey, Wilson, WY.

EATON'S RANCH
Wolf, WY 82844
(800) 210-1049
(307) 655-9285

Capacity: 120
Season: June 1-Oct 1
Altitude: 4500 feet

Eaton's Ranch, founded in 1879, is on the old Bozeman Trail along the eastern slopes of the Big Horn Mountains, 20 miles west of Sheridan, Wyoming. Sheridan is served by United Express and Continental Connection Airlines from Denver. This 7000 acre dude and cattle ranch, operated by the Eaton family, has miles of horseback riding trails and adjoins the million-acre Bighorn National Forest. Excellent trout fishing. Overnight pack trips. Heated swimming pool. Cabins for individuals and families. Family-style meals. Reservations required. References exchanged. Folder and rates upon request. Write Eaton's Ranch, Wolf, Wyoming, 82844.

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