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Address: Bridger, MT
Description:

  A dude ranch popularized by the movie "The Horse...

  A dude ranch popularized by the movie "The Horse Whisperer."

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my usa adventure

this holiday was a disappointment as some things were not as i expected. both owners are no longer young. lonnie was in a lot of pain so understandebly we saw little of him.elaine... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 November 2014
Shirley S
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paphos
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Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Would I come back - NO! Rating - Overall 2.5 stars; Cowboy related work/activity - 1 star; Pleasure riding 3 stars. DON'T BELIEVE THE WEB SITE! This is NOT a working cattle ranch. There are NO CATTLE on this ranch. Cowboy activity apparently depends on the needs of another rancher. If he does not have a need, there is no... More 

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Paphos District, Cyprus
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

look at the dates of the previous reviews. It needs some catching up with now in late 2014. We were 3 pensioner ladies all riders. we had to save for this trip. The owners were not there to help us as Lonnie was very poorly after surgery Elaine had gone barrel racing. Although Lonnie picked us up from Billings he... More 

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1 Thank jacqueline b
paphos
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

this holiday was a disappointment as some things were not as i expected. both owners are no longer young. lonnie was in a lot of pain so understandebly we saw little of him.elaine was competing barrel racing so only saw her at the end of our stay, hacked out 1 time with us. we went on 2round ups only.so not... More 

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2 Thank Shirley S
suffolk
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

My best friend and I have just come back from a week at the Lonesome Spur Ranch, and I have to say I have had the best time of my life. Elaine and Lonnie opened their home up to me and made me feel so very welcome. The riding and scenery is out of this world, rode around the hill... More 

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Thank happysole
Blacklick, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

everything, Montana, Wyoming, the ranch, the horses, and the people i have met. the people of Bridge are very nice also, and Lonnie and Elaine

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1 Thank montana63
Derbyshire
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

Thank you once again to Lonnie, Elaine, Mike and Luke for a great holiday. I have been lucky enough to be travelling to the Lonesome Spur Ranch for some years now and it gets better and better. I would like to point out here that this is a Working Ranch and not a guest or dude ranch. I go to... More 

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1 Thank skifiasco
Grenoble, France
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95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2011

Good rancher, good horses, but no attention to guests. None of the advertised activities were available, no cow work, only nose-to-tail riding. The host was nowhere, not even having supper with the guests. We left after three days of a planned six day vacation. Too bad after a long trip from Europe.

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5 Thank JP B
St Helier, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

A stunning location and wonderful rides so can't say I didn't enjoy the holiday - The ride with Cathy and Kevin the absolute highlight and the most wonderful people - felt safe and confident in their company - However the organization and general facilities left a lot to be desired - Cabins compact and poorly furnished - lack of drawer/hanging... More 

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5 Thank amyjomarch
uk
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2010

On our arrival in Billings airport after 3 flights in total from the uk we were a little nervous as the only communication id had with the ranch was through email and as id not booked a holiday that wasnt with a travel company! We were then picked up by within minutes and taken to the ranch,was a pleasant journey... More 

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1 Thank firefly88
Northamptonshire
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2010

We were very excited by this holiday and although we had a good time was it the holiday of a life time - no. If you are going for a comfort filled holiday forget it. Accomodation is comfortable but basic, a chair in our room had been mended with tape and a throw put over it. We had to empty... More 

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