Find your ranch vacation in Whitefish, Montana
If you’ve always wanted to be a cowboy, but are interested in having a variety of vacation options close at hand, Whitefish, Montana would be a great option for you. Besides offering great Montana ranch vacations, you’ll find Whitefish Mountain Resort, Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake and more destinations within minutes of driving. Whitefish also has a fantastic selection of restaurants and shops, its own brewery, and plenty of local color.
Below, you’ll find a selection of some of our choices for local ranch and dude ranch vacations.
Bar W Guest Ranch on Spencer Lake: This ranch, just a few miles out of Whitefish, offers 3,000 acres for horseback riding and a range of outdoor activities. With all that space, you’ll feel like your in the middle of nowhere, even with Whitefish’s shopping, restaurants and entertainment nearby.
The ranch itself has a 6,200-square-foot lodge, guest cabins, indoor and outdoor horseback riding arenas, stables, a barn, and more. The Bar W focuses on horseback riding, with an expert staff of ranch hands, but it also offers great fishing and mountain biking, and plenty of other activities. Call 406-863-9099.
Diamond R Guest Ranch: Just a short distance from Whitefish, you’ll find Diamond R Guest Ranch, near the Flathead National Forest, between the Bob Marshall and Great Bear Wilderness Areas, some of the most beautiful wilderness in Montana. Diamond R sits just across the river from the Spotted Bear Ranger Station. Besides great horseback riding, the Diamond R offers trail rides, overnight pack trips, hiking, float fishing trips, big game hunting, lodging, cabins and more. Call 800-597-9465.
Gaynor’s Resorts: This Montana company offers two locations in the Whitefish area, Riverbend Ranch and Gaynor’s Cabins. At Riverbend Ranch, you’ll find deluxe 2-bedroom cabins, with full kitchens, dining area, living room, satellite TV, and more.
Gaynor’s Cabins provide luxury in the woods. The cabins each have two bedrooms with queens, a sleeping loft with twin beds, full kitchen, dining area, bathroom and more. There is also an outdoor gathering area for campfires, lectures, and conversation. Call 866-862-6202.
Riversedge Guest Ranch: Riveredge Guest Ranch on the Stillwater River offers a 7,000 square foot luxury Montana lodge. The guest ranch offers a wide range of activities, including horseback riding, golfing, hiking, kayaking, skiing, yoga, fishing, and rafting. You’ll also find guided packages for all women’s, all men’s, mother’s and daughter’s, father’s and son’s vacations.
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