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Covered Wagon Ranch

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34035 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
Covered Wagon Ranch
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Powder Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I had been wanting to go stay at a dude ranch for.....ever! When I first heard about the Covered Wagon Ranch, it sounded perfect for my husband and me. I remember calling the first time, and, in answer to my questions, Melissa said," It's your vacation, you tell us what you want." They lived up to that in every way!... More 

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Dodge Center, Minnesota, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This year our whole family went to Covered Wagon Ranch and they did not disappoint. Though August was an unusual month for weather, we still rode every day. It rained almost every day and we stayed warm with slickers provided by the ranch. The wranglers were prepared to build fires at the lunch stop so we could warm up. Arriving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We travelled as a family of 4 from the UK with our sons aged 15 and 7, and from the moment we arrived we loved it! The scenery is beautiful and even though I had high expectation the area exceeded this! The Covered Wagon Ranch was the perfect location with lovely log cabins that are cosy, clean and we loved... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We did not know what to expect when we headed out to Montana for a ranch vacation. I researched a lot of different ranches and chose Covered Wagon because of the reviews, the authenticity and history of the ranch and it's proximity to Yellowstone. None of us, my husband, myself and kids ages 9,12 &13 had any real horseback riding... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My family of four (two kids 8 and 10) just returned from the Covered Wagon Ranch. Quite simply this is best family vacation we have gone on. Kurt and Melissa have put together a terrific staff that made our experience wonderful. The wranglers are extremely friendly, patient and knowledgeable. Meals are family style and delicious. The trails are varied and... More 

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Akron, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

What a fun, experience!! Wranglers were great, scenery was awesome, horses were super and we all had a wonderful time. We had a 6 and 10 year old who had never been on horseback and the wranglers could not have been nicer and more understanding. Different trail every day. Meals were family style and great. (Careful you might put on... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I were on a road trip and didn't have but three days on the ranch. We were met with enthusiasm before we could get out of the car. Everyone treated us very cordial. I enjoyed my day and half horse rides. The wrangler was very attentative to me. Safety was a very evident concern. The meals were... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The covered wagon ranch is an amazing place to stay. My family and I can't wait to go back. Kurt and Melissa, Ranch owners, are excellent hosts. They know how to run a ranch and give their guest a 5 star stay. The horses are well cared for and you will be sad to leave them. the wranglers are all... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband, two daughters (11 and 13) and I just returned home from The Covered Wagon Ranch in Montana. This was by far the best vacation we have ever had. The staff at The Covered Wagon are exceptionally nice and helpful. We are not experienced horse riders, and it was no problem at all. The wranglers taught us about horses... More 

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Fremont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband and I just spend a fabulous week at the Covered Wagon Ranch. Each morning we started off with breakfast in the main lodge and visiting with the other guests. The owners, Melissa and Kurt greeted us and asked us what our plans were for the day. Riding was our primary goal and they were great at helping us... More 

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