What to Expect from Our Montana Dude Ranch Vacation Packages
Choose Your Own Adventures – Build Your Own Montana Dude Ranch Vacation Packages!
What makes us different than so many other ranches is that there isn’t a set schedule. This is YOUR vacation so YOU tell us what you want to do every day. Riding is our specialty, but we have lots of activities for the non-riders too!
You’ll start your day with a hearty Montana breakfast! Have dietary restrictions? Not an issue at all, our chef has you covered! At breakfast Kurt or Melissa will sit down with you have a cup a coffee and ask what you want to do? If you choose to ride, do you want a half or full day of riding? Where do you want to go? To a mountain lake, a climb to the top of the mountain with a top notch view or stay flat following a creek. We run three trucks and trailers, ride in Yellowstone National Park, the Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Custer-Gallatin National Forest! One thing is guaranteed if you come for the horses and riding we got you covered! If you decide on a full day of riding (or a trip into the park) you will choose what kind of sandwich you want and fill your complementary sandwich bag with healthy and not-so-healthy items and have lunch out on the trail. If you choose a half day of riding or have other options in mind we always have lunch at the ranch!
We also offer guided hiking right from the ranch or you can Fly fish in the Taylor Fork creek on the ranch or across the road from the ranch in the Gallatin River. If you prefer the quiet, secluded enjoyment of your own private cabin porch with a good book and glass of wine or cup of coffee you can do that too!
Pursue whatever appeals to you among the activities at our Montana dude ranch or choose off ranch activities such as whitewater rafting, zip lining, kayaking, rock wall climbing, mountain biking and so much more just a few minutes away! This precise location is known for some of the best outdoor activities, wildlife viewing, photography opportunities and tours in the world and it is all right outside your door at the Covered Wagon Ranch!
Before nightfall, you’re summoned to appetizers on the patio and another delicious home-cooked meal in the Taylor Fork Lodge by the gentle clang of the dinner bell. Then the night is yours for a soak in the hot tub, conversation around the nightly campfire, a quiet walk to the corrals to visit the horses, a game of horse shoes, or whatever your mood demands. One thing is for sure, you will have a view of more stars than you’ve ever seen before – the clear skies and the high elevation give you a unique look at the heavens, Montana style.