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Summer is Here!

Summer is here and our Wyoming Ranches are getting ready for the guests arrival. It’s time to dust the lampshades, remove the cob webs from the window ceils and bring out the fresh linens to give the cabins a proper face lift. Although some ranches stay open all year long, a lot of ranches go to sleep for the winter. It’s during these spring months that the ranches use this time to prep for opening. Some of this prep work includes clearing horse trails, cleaning saddles and bridles, organizing cabins, and of course a lot of landscaping and arranging. Summer [...]


Happy New Years!! 2017- Eclipse

New Years 2017  is here and many are already planning their new years resolutions and big plans for the year. This year will be the year of the solar eclipse! If you don't already know about it, mark your calendars! The Eclipse This event will take place on August 21, 2017. In addition, this will be the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in nearly four decades.  Wyoming is one of the best places to view this special event. In Wyoming you can witness this special event without pollution or giant buildings. Stay at a dude [...]


Christmas In Wyoming

Christmas is Finally here!! We are all ready to celebrate Christmas here at the Wyoming Dude Ranchers Association. Did you know that some dude ranches stay open even through the winter? It may be a little hard to believe, but there are things to do over the winter months at a dude ranch. There are activities like snowmobiling and horseback riding. Never a dull moment at a Wyoming Dude Ranch even in the winter. Check out our specialty weeks and see if any of our ranches have any specials going on that you can surprise your family with this christmas


Veterans Day

Veterans Day Election With all the excitement of the Election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump out of the way, we can relax and reflect on Veterans Day. On this special day, we observe and appreciate the sacrifice that our armed forces make. Its because of our armed forces that we can live in a country that is free and safe. The Wyoming Dude Ranchers Association salutes and thanks all those who have served our country. What do people look for when they come to visit the United States? Is it our amusement parks? Is it our diverse landscape? Or [...]


Summer is Almost Here

Summer is just around the corner! The flowers are starting to bloom and people are dusting their back patios, bringing out the cushions and throw pillows to spruce up their yards for BBQ season. If you have kids, they are probably wondering what your planning for their next fun adventure. Although Disneyland Park, originally Disney may be a magical adventure and it may be fun to visit Minnie and Mickie, it is nice to see something new. Many families choose to go to places like Universal studios Hollywood, knots berry farm, and sea world year after year with their families, [...]


St. Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is a very special day for the Irish people and for the rest of the world. St Patrick’s Day has become a globally recognized holiday for many to enjoy. Don’t forget to wear your green today to support the Irish. St. Patrick’s Day is the day of the Leprechaun and clovers for adults and children all over the world. I remember as a child, going out during recess trying to find a four leaf clover out on the grass. In the dude ranching world St. Patrick’s Day holds a very special reminder of how grateful we are [...]


Valentine’s Day 2016

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to surprise your sweetheart than with a romantic getaway to a cozy private cabin in one of the most beautiful areas in the United States. Wyoming has several things to offer that will prove to be an enjoyable and romantic getaway. Rediscover your significant others adventurous side; Loping down the trail on horseback, hiking up to breathtaking vistas, or whitewater rafting down a daring river. Want to slow it down and smell the wildflowers? No problem! Our Wyoming dude ranches can do that too. Enjoy a relaxing day alongside [...]


Clydesdales: Gentle Giants of the Range

With super bowl 2016 already here, the Budweiser Clydesdale's are getting harnessed up and getting ready for the big game. Taking a step back, one has to wonder what other uses these magnificent work horses serve in today’s world. For the Wyoming Dude Ranches Association, Wyoming Dude Ranches use work horses for many things such as; feeding, Children’s activities, wagon rides, packing and weddings. These are but a few things these gentle giants can do. Working horses, including Clydesdales, are known for their gentle and calm nature, which is a good attribute to have when pulling a wagon, or packing [...]


Eaton’s Ranch

Where they first came up with the word “Dude” in dude ranching. This cozy ranch is tucked away by the serene and mountainous Big Horn National forest. There is quite a bit of history to learn and enjoy here at this beautiful ranch. As I first pulled into Eaton’s Ranch, I was warmly welcomed and felt right at home. The staff was very helpful, informative and attentive to my questions and needs. At Eaton’s Ranch you cant help but feel like your going back in time to the old cowboy days, with the ranch having such a historical background being [...]


The Hideout

The Hideout is a very welcoming and organized ranch that is willing to do anything and everything reasonably possible to ensure you have a great visit. The Hideout is filled with charming and knowledgeable staff that are very approachable, friendly and helpful. One of the wranglers even helped me out when I got my car stuck in the snow. From the moment I got off the plane, The Hideout helped me with my bags and loaded my things in the Ranch Vehicle. Once I got in the ranch vehicle and started on the road, I was educated and invited to [...]

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