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Covered Wagon Ranch

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34035 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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Saginaw, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sometimes, to fully absorb the experience, one needs to step back from the excitement of the moment and allow time to develop the adventure that was taken. My Mother taught me that experiences are much more valuable than possessions, so I have taken that to heart and booked a family trip to Montana. So many ranches to choose from, each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I felt I had to comment after the recent review 'get me out of here.' Someone who wasn't willing to embrace the experience from the start as the review comments suggest, should not portray their ignorance by putting a review on at all. I did extensive research before choosing this ranch as it was a realisation of a dream and... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

If you like horses you'll like this place If you like sleeping in a small, cold 1926 cabin, where the doors do not fit or lock and where the wash basin is loose and the shower taps are loose, then you will like this place. If you like communial eating, where you are served up reconstituted turkey and uncooked broccolli,... More 

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coveredwagon1925, Owner at Covered Wagon Ranch, responded to this review

On this Thanksgiving day when I reflect on what I am thankful for I find this review and it brings me to tears and instead of being with my family I am trying to find words to respond to something I have never had to respond to. Words cannot begin to describe how hurt and upset I am after reading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I've come here 3 years now, and I thought for about a second that I should try someplace new. But, no, why bother? Melissa and Kurt have made the Covered Wagon Ranch feel like home. This area is full of spectacular scenery and they've made it their priority for guests to love it like they do. They put all their... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Took my 14 yr old to Covered Wagon ranch last summer to see Montana on horseback. We were not disappointed! This a small family run ranch with personal touches. The cabins were clean and quiet. The food was good and the staff was very flexible in providing basic food choices for more picky eater. The horses were calm and the... More 

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Is it the outstanding staff and wonderful owners...the beautiful snow capped mountains in the background, the comfy cabins, the great food, dependable horses, proximity to Yellowstone...or the ability to escape everyday life that makes this ranch so enjoyable? I am not sure...but the combination of all the above made for a wonderful week. The ranch is small, but goes out... More 

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Thank KalamityK
Waxhaw, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This was my first experience at a "Dude Ranch". Every minute was magical, the riding was extraordinary, the horses are loved and very well taken care of. Our log cabin was comfortable and clean. The friendliness of the entire staff was genuine and welcoming. The food was abundant and tasty. The location is beautiful, and the property is impressive.

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coveredwagon1925, Owner at Covered Wagon Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our ranch! We are so excited you enjoyed your trip to our ranch. Thank you so much for your kind words you expressed on the Covered Wagon from the horses to the food. To better serve you Kurt and I would love to know what we can do in the... More 

Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I know Kurt Puckett as a horse trainer and true modern day cowboy. Originally from my town Cumming, ga. What he did for me and my horse was invaluable. He gave me the best foundation to have a lifetime of trust and love with my horse. I always wanted to go to a Ranch in Montana. And knowing how he... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We booked this ranch based on a number of factors, one of which was the glowing trip adviser reviews this ranch received, the other was the friendliness and efficiency of Eryn who got back to me within an hour of my first enquiry. She helped me work around their almost fully booked September dates with such patience and a great... More 

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Newtown
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I had an amazing holiday. The horses are terrific, the staff amazing and the location awesome. The best dude ranch for anyone keen to have great trail riding. Highly recommended. Definitely worth the trip from uk. Hope to revisit.

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