Rich's Montana Guest Ranch

Montana

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A small family run guest ranch located near Seeley Lake in north central Montana. Great for families looking for wilderness experience but with all the comforts of home.

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Rich's Montana Guest Ranch sits at an elevation of 4400ft and is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Montana. It overlooks Woodworth Meadows near the scenic Blackfoot River Valley of western Montana.

They offer daily riding options, fly fishing for beginner to advanced in mountain streams and the Big Blackfoot River, wildlife viewing and bird watching, mountain biking, hiking, swimming in the lake, evening campfires and entertainment.

The ranch takes up to 24 people accommodated in modern cabins with western decor.  For those looking for a more rustic experience, there are also pack trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness area.

 

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.

A lodge and numerous cabins were built in 1995 and are set amongst the trees overlooking the ranch meadows and horse pastures - all with a backdrop of majestic mountains.

You will stay in one of 4 duplex cedar log cabins with private bath and western decor or the Heritage Lodge, a 4 bedroom & 4 bath log lodge that is well suited for large families and groups. All of the guest rooms are well-appointed, blending modern conveniences with country charm.

Hearty buffet-style meals are served at the main lodge - including outdoor BBQ's on the lawn. A well-planned and healthy balanced menu is designed to appeal to a variety of tastes and appetites. You won't leave the table hungry!  Between meals snacks - including fresh fruits and vegetables - are always available. 

There is also some excellent fly-fishing to enjoy for beginner to advanced fishermen in lakes, mountain streams and the Big Blackfoot River. There is also a trout pond on the ranch.

The most poular ranch package is the Deluxe Vacation which includes full choice and flexibility to ride as often as you wish including all day rides and arena lessons.  eals, use of the ranch amenities and the option of participating in any of the planned guided activities throughout the week. 

At Rich's Montana Guest Ranch, riding is held in high regard, there are a wide variety of daily adventures on their quality saddle horses, along with other activities for you to enjoy. These rides operate with small groups for a more personalized experience.

Riding experience is not required as the ranch offer lessons in horsemanship and will allocate a suitable horse to your abilities. These will almost certainly improve during the week as you discover the beautiful countryside around the ranch. Where safe, trotting and loping may be possible.

A selection of 11 pack trips are offered but they will also tailormake a trip for a group.  Max group size 10 people. These are progressive pack trips through through the 1.5 million acre Bob Marshall Wilderness which  is considered by many to be the crown jewel of America’s wilderness system. These trips vary in length from 5 to 10 days. you ride horseback and all camp gear is packed on mules.

You will  generally move camp  every other day and lay over on the days in between to ride, fish, explore, relax and enjoy camp life.                2021 price : £340.00pp/day - adult plus 15% gratuity.

Minimum age for horseback riding is 6 years. Their insurance prohibits pregnant women from riding.

While riding is the primary activity at the Rich Ranch, fishing  comes a close second. If you stay at the ranch, you can test your skill on cutthroats, rainbows and brown trout in the legendary waters of the Big Blackfoot River. 

There is also opportunity to enjoy a combination horse back/fishing day ride to one of the more remote mountain streams and lakes or there are a number of trout ponds on the properrty.

While you are staying at Rich's Montana Guest Ranch, there are great opportunities to see wildlife, go mountain biking and hiking. There are lakes for swimming parties and evening campfires. The ranch has a hot tub for those who like a soak after a day’s riding. In the season they visit local fairs and rodeos.

They can also arrange an overnight pack trip and there is a river rafting option through a local operator.

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Pricing

All prices are per person unless otherwise specified. Please contact us to confirm the rates - 01798 865946.

Get a Quote

We can tailor-make your holiday with flights, car hire, motorhome and city hotels.

The ranch price includes a six nights stay from Sunday to Saturday which includes full board, all riding and use of ranch amenities, return transfers from Missoula. Gratuities are 15%. The 2021 season is from 2nd May to 11th Sept.

2021 - weekly rate - £1880pp double + gratuities.  Single person supplement applies                                

Child & youth rates are available also 3 night ranch stays - please ask for details

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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Have a question about this ranch? We have been to them all. Give us a call on 01798 865 946

Reviews

Tell Us What You Think

Experience true western hospitality from the Rich's. Here you will be constantly entertained by the owners western history and knowledge which they are happy to share. Excellent cabins available for couples. There is a very large cabin suitable for family reunions. Fantastic horses, mountain bikes available and great wildlife viewing in early spring or autumn

CS

What a fabulous holiday! Wonderful riding, delicious food, beautiful setting and accommodation.The "Crew" were superb as were the owners of the ranch. We had the time of our lives..

Mrs Chrissie Green