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Ancient Paths
Absarokee, Montana

Transfigured, looking over yet another vista, you’ll get the feeling that you are the first person to take in this unforgettable countryside. And yet, the Indians were hunting, fishing, and vision-questing in these mountains for a longer time than you can wrap your brain around.

BARRON RANCH
Absarokee, Montana

Saddle up! What the Barron Ranch offers is a picture perfect setting, great hosts, authentic hands on cowboy life, horseback riding, and fishing on a 5th generation Montana working horse, sheep and cattle ranch. It is high energy, fast paced, and very informal year round—if you are looking for set schedules and planned activities, this is not the place for you.

BEARTOOTH RIVER RANCH
Belfry, Montana

Year-round accommodations in a family-friendly riverside ranch setting conveniently located nearby Yellowstone National Park and the Red Lodge ski area. Consult with Tanya, the ranch’s event planner for retreats, family reunions, wedding planning, and/or excursions tailored to guest’s interests.

COWBOY SCHOOL
Ranchester, Wyoming

Working in harmony with nature … “It’s The Padlock Way.” Nothing beats the authenticity of this experience—learning cowboy culture from genuine cowboys on one of Wyoming’s most celebrated ranches, sharing their way of life, “riding for the Padlock brand.

DRYHEAD RANCH
Pryor Mountains, south of Billings, Montana

Make a difference helping with the seasonal ranch work that includes horse drives, cattle drives, riding herd health, and roundups on the slopes of the Pryor Mountains. Join the three generations of ranch family currently working together on the Dryhead Ranch—as the fourth generation gets ready to pull on their boots—preserving the ranching heritage of the West.


Flying G Ranch
Broadus, Montana

The Cowboy Ethic is alive and well in Montana! The folks on the Cinch Buckle Ranch are salt-of-the-earth people that work hard and have a commitment to caring for the land and all its creatures. Guests value the art and spirit that embodies this wonderful way of life.


G BAR M
Clyde Park, Montana

Leffingwells offer great horseback riding and they enjoy sharing their family’s ranching traditions which have been passed down five generations. Their guests find ranch life a great change of pace—living the good life in these mountains in rhythm with the ranch seasons.


G BAR M - SNOW Lodge
Clyde Park, Montana

Welcome to ranch country in winter. Located in the heart of the Bridger and Bangtail Mountains northeast of Bozeman, Montana. The Leffingwell family at the G Bar M Ranch invites guests to celebrate nature and the spirit of adventure in a spectacular mountain setting and then relax in front of a blazing fire.


K Lazy Three Outfitters
Lincoln, Montana


If you are seeking adventure in the back country wilderness, you’ll want this mule whisperer in the lead. Enjoy a pack trip to a magical corner of Montana few have yet to see. A repeat guest declares, “I come here one week each year and this experience is what I think about the other 51 weeks!”

J BAR L
Lima, Montana

Celebrate nature and the spirit of adventure in the heart of the spectacular Centennial Valley. The J Bar L Ranch offers a very exclusive getaway. Whether riding horses, moving cows, watching wildlife, fishing, or just plain relaxing; guests are invited to share the western way of life on our working cattle and horse ranch.

KOMBOL RANCH
Roundup, Montana

Kombols welcome you to share their lifestyle and enjoy their cattle ranch where small groups can come and enjoy the natural prairie surroundings offered by this remote location. It is a relaxed atmosphere where guests can do as they please, living and learning about ranching in Montana.

Lower deer creek ranch
Big Timber, Montana

This ranch adventure enriches the lives of guests who come for a vacation and a new perspective on life. Guests enjoy good company, breath taking views, delicious food, and varied ranch and mountain trail riding. They offer flexible schedules and individual attention.

PADLOCK RANCH
Ranchester, Wyoming

Live the Legacy! The Padlock Ranch continues a tradition of excellence in ranching by offering one of the premier cattle working and riding experiences in the Northwest. They open their gates to guests, sharing their heritage and way of life in an unspoiled part of the Old West.

RICHERT RANCH
Reed Point, Montana

Welcome to the Richert Ranch set in a secluded valley with mountain vistas. Relax and feel time disappear as you savor Sheryl’s home cooked meals and learn about the ranching way of life. Come as a guest and leave as a friend.

RUNAMUK RANCH
Roundup, Montana

Most guests come here because they want to live and breathe horses, cattle, and the cowboy way of life. From cattle drives and arena work to scenic riding and campfires with music. With 4-wheeler options for non-riders, this ranch does it all.

RUSSELL RANCH
Roundup, Montana

Whether you are helping with the cattle work on horseback, savoring the beauty of this majestic Beartooth Mountain valley, or trying your luck fishing a crystal clear mountain stream, this ranch offers guests a rich and heartwarming adventure.

SKELTON RANCH
Bynum, Montana

The cowboy legend is alive—real cattle, real people and a real sense of what the ranching way of life is all about. Participate in weekly cattle drives moving cattle to new summer pasture, while you keep your eye out for dinosaur bones. Located in a pristine area along the Rocky Mountain Front, the Skelton Ranch marks a crossroads of history where time slows down and a sense of place sweeps you away.

Snowy Mountain Cattle Company
Judith Gap, Montana

This 5th generation working ranch has it all: reputation cattle, ranch-raised quarter horses, and big views of Montana in a peaceful and remote setting. Their varied riding experiences geared to adventurous riders prompted one guest to say “This is the working cattle ranch of my imagination!”

SWEET MEDICINE SANCTUARY & RANCH
Fishtail, Montana

The Sweet Medicine working horse and cattle ranch is home to a band of Pryor Mountain Mustangs. Not your average “Farm stay”, this is a prescription for rejuvenation of the mind, body, and spirit—Montana agri-tourism at its best.

Wiley Ranch
Musellshell, Montana

Steeped in pioneer history, secluded and very personal, this ranch is located right in the middle of Montana’s cattle ranching country. Great for small numbers of active-oriented guests who want hands-on ranch experience. Ask about the fall calving and branding schedules.

Woodford Ranch
Mosby, Montana

Woodfords welcome you to kick off your boots, hang your hat, and make yourself at home. Share in the day to day activities and be part of the stewardship it takes to be successful in the Montana cattle ranching business.

Z Bar T COW CAMP
Dillion, Montana

Experienced riders are invited to a rustic Cow Camp to take part in the traditional cowboy lifestyle that is part history, part romance, part discovery and lots of time in the saddle in the great outdoors.  The Z Bar T is known for their savvy cow horses, authentic cattle drives to high mountain summer pasture, and hearty camp cooking.

 
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