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Circle Z Ranch

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1476 Route 82, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Circle Z Ranch
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Circle Z is an exceptional dude ranch. Fantastic vistas and trails. Superb horses that are obviously extremely well cared for, and outstanding customer service. The cuisine and dining areas are excellent and thoughtfully crafted. Circle Z's staff are all exceedingly friendly, professional, and eager to make the most of your vacation. The owners, Rick and Diana take a personal interest... More 

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Gelsenkirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great hospitality; lovely landscape; experienced wranglers; healthy horses; best riding experience you can imagine If you want to spend vacations in a family style environment with lots of nice people who take care of your personal needs, this is the place to go. The CircleZ Family is a set of incredible people working as managers, wranglers, kitchen and even housekeeping... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

CircleZ is an anomaly among guest ranches in the West. Set in gorgeous and varied landscape the rides are fantastic, the horses wonderful, beautiful birds abound, the creek runs year round. This is a ranch from yesteryear: no spa, no TV, bright cozy cottages, family owned and run, great food, a truly friendly and happy atmosphere. George and Jennie Lorta,... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to the Circle Z in my youth back in the ’60’s. The memories lingered in the corners of my mind of a herd of horses and magical long rides out into the countryside. Now in my 60’s I have returned twice in two years and the experience is every bit as magical as I had remembered it. Yes,... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Circle Z Ranch is an outstanding vacation venue for a trail ridering adventure! The views were spectacular, the wranglers provided an exceptional and safe riding experience, the horses were well trained and safe for all levels of riders, the food was outstanding and hearty for all the activities that we participated in, the owners were very hospitable and friendly, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful time at the Circle Z Ranch. A great effort is made to keep the ranch as it was in the 1920s no phone, TVs or radios in the rooms. The Cantina has wifi if you need it. The horses are very well kept and trained, and the trails pass through varied and beautiful terrain with stunning... More 

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northbrook, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been coming to circle z for a few years ,, and always have the best time. we meet interesting people, ride great horses on wonderful, diverse trails, and eat fabulous food. at the end of the week, we hate to leave. the staff cannot do enough for you. it is a vacation you wait for every year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went 4 years ago and have been looking forward to the opportunity to go again since then. We had another great time. The people (both staff and other guests) are very friendly. They let you ride as much or as little as you want over gorgeous terrain. And the food is excellent. It was an excellent trip to get... More 

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Leander, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The warm reception you will receive and the lengths all the staff will go to in order to make sure you have a great experience are unequaled. The food is great, the beds are soft, and the horses and riding the best. I will come home again next year for the 18th time.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a Guest Ranch do yourself a favor and book the Circle Z. I am already planning my return visit! Circle Z has a feel of stepping back in time. The accommodation is charmingly south west and the food is wonderful - but the highlight is the riding. I am not a very experienced rider but... More 

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