Goosewing is a small high quality Dude ranch located just 40miles from Jackson Hole. Take your time over the last 20 miles as you drive along a scenic dirt road through the Bridger Teton National Forest.
Goosewing is a small high quality Dude ranch located just 40miles from Jackson Hole and will accommodate up to 35 people in eight private guest cabins and three larger 2-bedroom cabins for larger families.
The main focus of the ranch during summer months is riding. They can cater to all riding ability levels and will match the appropriate horse to each guest. Troting and loping is possible in the flower filled meadows.
On offer are summer vacations including excellent riding and fly fishing - the Gros Ventre River, home to native cutthroat trout, runs through the meadows of the property.
The outdoor heated pool and hot tub provide excellent relaxation before the activities begin: target shooting, archery, roping, horse care and arts and crafts. Evening activities include line dancing, campfires, cookouts, star gazing and more.
We have first-hand knowledge from our many ranch visits, so please contact us with any questions or for a ranch holiday to suit you.
Goosewing sits at 7,400 feet, the valley is the home to some spectacular game such as elk, moose, mountain sheep, antelope, bear, eagles, geese, cranes and much more. The scenery in this area is stunning.
There is plenty of fly - fishing or spinning to be found in the nearby Gros Ventre River.
The ranch offer a full programme of accommodation, three full meals a day and wine list to complement your evening steaks. There's a once a week cook out down by the river. The children’s programme is offered from mid-June through the end of August. This runs for a couple of hours daily and is best suited for children 6 years and older.
Transfers are available from the town of Jackson or the Jackson Hole airport for $200 per round trip or if you would like to visit town for the twice weekly rodeo.
Accommodation is a number of log cabins, all with modern facilities. The riding caters to all abilities and groups are kept small with 6 or less per wrangler. Trotting, cantering or loping is allowed after approval from the wrangler.
New for 2017 Glamping in wagons great for larger families, groups or family reunions (14 people in an inner cowboy circle with private bath). Minimum of 6 night stay (not available individually). Low season 18 June-8 July; Peak season rates apply 9 July--19 Aug 2017. We are excited to be offering cowboy glamping at Goosewing Ranch in Wyoming. Great option for larger families, groups and family reunions. Stay in style and comfort while enjoying true western hospitality and adventures. Accommodation are in a true cowboy fashion with wagons converted into luxurious suites. A circle of wagons with different sleeping arrangements each with their own bathroom. 3 wagons : King size bed and private bath, great for couples, singles or couples with young children. One wagon houses two double beds with bathroom; one wagon with two sets of twin szie bunk beds (four twins). These five wagons come with their own dining area, chef and 2 private wranglers/guides. Includes regular ranch packages. Wagon reserved as a full circle for a minimum of six night package for up to 14 people not available individually. Low season 18 June- 8 July 2017 from £20,646 or High season 9 July-19 August 2017 from £25,807
Although there is no riding on your check-in or check-out days, rides will go out Monday to Saturday to different areas of the National Forest and Wilderness. They offer 2, 4 and 6 hour long trail rides. These rides are limited to 6 or 7guest per Wrangler. Their weight limit is 270lbs (19 stone).
Goosewing wranglers are experienced horsemen & women and will instruct you in the arena and on the trail on how to ride well so you get the best out of your stay at the ranch.
From their herd of 60 horses you will be assigned your own mount for the duration of your stay. The head wrangler will match the horse and rider according to ability, physical requirements and horse temperament.
There are a few cattle on the ranch which allows guests to do some Team Penning in the arena.
Included in the 5 or 10 night stays is an overnight camp out in the Gros Ventre Valley. You are at the ranch for the first 3 nights, then off into the wilderness. Rides are between 7 and 8 hours that day. You will make camp and spend the night staying in canvas wall tents and sleeping on cots. All equipment is provided.The last night is spent in Jackson at a hotel.
Fly fishing is excellent in the area as well and they provide instruction on their stocked pond and section of the river that flows through the property twice weekly.
The ranch has an outdoor heated pool, an outdoor hot tub and a brand new sauna and message room.
You have free access to a Polaris Ranger (UTV) 2, 4 or 6 seats during your stay. You only pay for the fuel you use. UTVs are for off ranch use only. If you prefer there are many excellent hiking trails. The ranch also has mountain bikes for you to use.
There will also be a greater range of activities plus guests will be able to choose their activities at will rather than on a set schedule. There will now be skeet and target shooting plus an ungraded archery range.
Rafting is available from June to September in Jackson Hole. Prices are about $65 – $80 per person and can be arranged through the office.
All prices are per person unless otherwise specified. Please contact us to confirm the rates - 01798 865946.
We can tailor-make your holiday with flights, car hire, motorhome and city hotels. Price include a 6 nights stay starting on a Sunday and are inclusive of full board accommodation, all riding and ranch activities, taxes and gratuities. Other lengths of stay of between 5 and 14 nights are possible, the 5 and 9 nights stay may include an overnight pack trip. Fishing licences and alcohol are not included..
2017 Prices are between £1806pp and £2286pp based on double occupancy for a 6 night stay (30% deposit required)
2017 Ranch Holidays Low Season - 1-17 June and 3- 24 September; Mid Season 18 June-8 July and 27 Aug - 2 Sept. New for 2017 Glamping 18 June - 19 August 2017 only for groups of 14 from £20,646 18 June - 8 July 2017 5 wagons, meals, ranch activities, 2 private wranglers, guides & housekeeping
Transfers are available from the town of Jackson or the Jackson Hole airport for $200 per round trip - payable locally
Please let us know your preferred departure dates and number of people travelling and we will send a quotation to you.
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Visited this ranch in early May. After a 2 night stay in Jackson Hole, we enjoyed an adventurous drive on a dirt track out to the ranch spotting a wealth of wildlife from deer, buffalo, elk and lots of birds. (Approx timing - 2 hours). The ranch is set in a very remote beautiful valley with quality facilities to entertain families or couples. Great for horse riding, fishing, hiking or wildlife viewing. Top tip - stay longer!