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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I can not say enough about how fantastic this place is and how wonderful our experience was! Linda matched everyone, not only in our family, but in the whole group with a great horse. There were riders varying in range from the very INexperienced ( and slightly afraid of riding ) to those who ride every day. The cabins were...

3Thank KristinaGIowa
Loudoun County, Virginia
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A dream vacation. Loved every minute of our 7 day trip. Such personalized service. Clean cabins, clean grounds., amazing food! Friendly and personable staff. You can tell that it is a great work environment, too...low employee turnover and previous employees taking vacations to this ranch. Will definitely return with family. Can't wait to go again. Truly magical!

2Thank tonyandam
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Location is great, but not overly impressed with the staff, and accommodations. We are a Familly of 4, and love spending time with our Kids. They make kids and adults ride separately. I Was told I couldn't ride a horse unless I tied a string to my baseball cap and wrapped it around my neck (due to if it fell...

3Thank Tommy J
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is by far the best dude ranch I could ever imagine. The horses were top notch, the staff were incredible. With a maximum of 45 guests and 24 staff there was always someone around. The food was wonderful and plentiful. The cabins were roomy and very homey. Every staff member was friendly and committed to making sure your stay...

Thank CindyandDan
Reviewed 31 December 2015

My visit to Elkhorn Ranch was 1.5 years ago but I still have such fond memories of this very special place. My husband, kids and I thoroughly enjoyed our time on and off the ranch (off, because we took a day trip to Yellowstone, and half-days white-water rafting and visiting nearby Old West ghost towns.) The location is ideal, with...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We spent a week in late June at Elkhorn with 10 family members within a wide age range (10 - 74), and each & everyone of us had a fabulous time. This is a classic Western family experience, and provides the opportunity to spend a week in the stunningly beautiful outdoors, totally undistracted by modern technology or the outside world....

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Northfield, Illinois
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Like riding horses in the mountains? Incredible views and terrific people? Elkhorn was, and is, fantastic. I've been to the ranch 9 or 10 times - first as a kid with my parents, then as an adult with my kids, and now as a grandfather. In each stage of life the riding was tuned to what I was able to...

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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Spent a full week and would have loved to stay longer. Elkhorn is a rustic & intimate experience. Great food. Fantastic staff. With great horses & wranglers that know there charges. Family voted this best vacation ever & are planning our next trip. Close to Yellowstone & Big Sky, with easy access to Bozeman.

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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

If your family is looking for the BEST OF THE WEST, This is the all exclusive way to enjoy horseback riding, fishing, and fantastic food. This staff is the best in the WEST too. You are family and you'll enjoy the feeling of being in the most beautiful surrounding where people have weekly vacationed here for decades. Say hello to...

Thank Carroll D
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Our stay was a bit shorter than a week but I would definitely recommend staying the entire week! You have an opportunity to explore the mountains with your horse and on foot. You will have privacy if you want it or can interact with other families. Linda works hard to ensure you will be there with families and kids of...

1Thank Midwestfamily146

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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional Montana Dude Ranch started in the 1920's. We specialize in family vacations that include horseback riding, fly-fishing, and outdoor activities. ... more   less 

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Address: 33133 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730-9634
Region: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Number of rooms: 15
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“We stayed in Tabernackle and the horses come in from the pasture in the AM right by our porch! AMAZING!”
 of 5 bubbles KristinaGIowa, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the cabins are rustic - VERY comfortable - no TV, no wifi, just nature at its best.”
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 of 5 bubbles 576georged, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the cabins are unique. It is best to talk with the ranch manager and tell her what your interests are. She will put you in the cabin that best suits your interests.”
 of 5 bubbles lowjumpingfrog, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Every cabin has a great view and a wonderful porch to enjoy it from so you will not need to stress about where you'll stay :)”
 of 5 bubbles jennygwich, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Each cabin has a great view. I was in one of the cabins farther up the hill. We saw a coyote from the deck and just a short walk up the hill saw an elk. Evan”
 of 5 bubbles 94evanh, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
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