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Upper Canyon Outfitters & Guest Ranch

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24 Miles South of Alder on Upper Ruby Road, PO Box 109, Alder, MT 59710
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Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Thank you Jeff, Donna, Jake and Linda for giving us "shelter from the storm." Your flexibility and willingness to take us in pre-season was greatly appreciated. Despite the bad weather, the ranch, delicious home cooked meals and staff brought sunshine to our stay. Unfortunately, we were unable to utilize the ranch but appreciate Donna's rainy/snowy day itinerary! You're all great... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My third, or is it fourth trip, to hunt the wild Montana elk with the great folks at Upper Canyon Outfitters. Wonderful hunt, great country, we worked hard and to good effect. Saw many elk. My guide Brian Smith reminds me of a young Teddy Roosevelt. Earnest. Hard working. Great guy. Each day we were out on the horses before... More

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Red Hook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

My wife and I ventured to Upper Canyon this summer to enjoy the ranch, fishing, horseback riding and hiking and preview where I had booked an elk and mule deer hunt this fall. After returning from the fall hunt all that I can do is reinforce the previous comments complimenting the complete operation of Upper Canyon Outfitters, from the facilities... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed at the UCO & GR the other week and my stay exceeded my expectations. Donna and Jake were excellent hosts and you felt as if you were visiting family. We arrived there later than expected and called to let them know. They saved us a plate for dinner which was so nice and man I honestly felt as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

It's been a few years since we had our family reunion at this place but family that was there (we more than filled the place) still says that it was the best reunion ever! From the fabulous food, friendly and accommodating hosts, great cabins, evening campfires, horse riding and corral games and rope tricks, fishing and swimming in the Ruby,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

A friend recommended UCO. Polly,my daughter,and I had a wonderful stay.Donna and Jake always relaxed and welcoming,guides professional,we caught about 50,and Donna went out of her way to be helpful.Polly enjoyed the trail riding and the fishing.All the staff great ,just one big happy family.After a long day on the river we would find the other guests very friendly and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We're just back from our 8th visit to Upper Canyon and are pleased to report that it's still our favorite. The Ruby Valley offers a great variety of fishing, and the guides are first-rate; trips to other rivers were well-organized and a great way to expand our fishing horizons. This year we enjoyed the special events of a Bamboo Jamboree... More

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

This was my fourth trip to this ranch, and they NEVER disappoint! Fantastic vacation and some of the best people you will ever meet. Donna and Jake and their crew welcome you as family to their ranch and you feel like that when you leave. We rode horses in the mountains and the views are spectacular with great horses and... More

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Stevens, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Third trip to Montana and third stay at UCO. Fantastic vacation, beautiful place to stay, family oriented, hospitable hosts and employees, excellent meals. Donna and Jake make their guests feel like family and are committed to helping them enjoy their vacation.Took part in the cattle drive;it was awesome! Quaint and friendly area cities. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS WESTERN VACATION AND HIGHLY... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Deep down in my soul I have always been a cowgirl but have not been able to act out the role in many years. I have wanted to go on a cattle drive ever since I was a little girl but there was never the opportunity. After talking with a gal that has been numerous times to Upper Canyon Outfitters... More

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Additional Information about Upper Canyon Outfitters & Guest Ranch

Address: 24 Miles South of Alder on Upper Ruby Road, PO Box 109, Alder, MT 59710
Location: United States > Montana > Alder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Upper Canyon Outfitters & Guest Ranch Montana/Alder

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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Upper Canyon Outfitters (UCO) is a family operated ranch located in the upper Ruby Valley. The ranch is nestled between three beautiful mountain ranges, with the Ruby River meandering through the property. We are dedicated to providing unparalleled, successful trips for each of our guests. The Tate family has been enjoying the Ruby Valley since our grandfather homesteaded here in 1910. We pride ourselves in offering you western hospitality, breath taking scenery and first-class accommodations. We would like to share with you not only our ranch that sits at 6000 feet, lush forest, soaring pecks to 10,000 feet and breathtaking scenery, but also our commitment to quality by providing a truly unforgettable Montana experience. With our secluded location between the Gravelly, Snowcrest and Greenhorn Mountains we can offer mile after mile of world-class scenery, horseback riding adventures, exceptional fly fishing opportunities, native wildlife, hiking, history& homestead tours, and only 40 minutes from historic Virginia City and two hours from Yellowstone Park. During the fall we offer archery and rifle hunting adventures. We hope to share with you our family western hospitality and a true Montana vacation. ... more   less 
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