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5000 Taylor Fork Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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Nine Quarter Circle Ranch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nine Quarter Circle Ranch is a perfect place to come, relax and bond with family. Many of the nearby ranches are located close to the busy highway, but not this one. It's nestled in a beautiful valley that is several miles from highway. You will see or hear very few cars during your stay. This remote location (part of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed at Nine Quarters for a week in mid June (their first week of the season). It was very uncrowded (one other family) and the weather wasn't warm (it actually snowed on us on a few rides). Overall an amazing week, and Kim, Kelly, and Kameron were all great hosts. Kids loved riding and chasing bunnies (and the play... More

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Alaro, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We took our two young boys to Nine Quarter Circle Ranch last August. It was part of a several week road trip in America and by far the highlight of our trip. It was a magical and unique 'Summer Camp for the Family', far surpassing my already high expectations from reading past reviews. Our boys (3 and 2 years) still... More

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Duxbury, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

For our first dude ranch experience I picked this one as the best in Montana based on a ton of research, with the most important criteria being the physical Marlboro commercial-worthy beauty of the ranch and its authenticity both in people and 'get away from it all' location. It exceeded expectation. It is 6th generation Montana family owned, who spend... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The trip advisor reviews are so on par with our recent experiences at Nine quarter Circle ranch. My daughter is an avid rider, my husband a fly fishing enthusiast, and I like to relax and enjoy nature. The ranch is within 45 minutes to Yellowstone so this was a perfect choice. We flew into SLC, Utah and drove through the... More

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Stewartville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This was a dream come true trip for my husband and I. Three of our passions, quilting, horses & fly fishing all wrapped up into one fantastic week. Cozy cabins, 5 star meals, well trained responsive horses, serene streams and quilting with two fantastic teachers. Definitely would recommend this trip to anyone and hope to go back soon.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

If you are looking for a place to get away from it all - this is it. Beautiful scenery, fantastic food, friendly hosts, cozy log cabins.... and horses too! I attended the Quilter's Retreat 2013 and can't think of a single thing that would have made the trip better for me. Thank you!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Nine Quarter Circle Ranch has been doing it right for all of the fifty years I have been vacationing there. Fabulous horse rides through the most beautiful country! A pack trip if you like. Fly fishing that challenges the best. A fun little rodeo at the end of the week where we all apply the horsemanship we have learned, if... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We have been 4 times over the past 10 years--such an amazing, magical place!! Wonderful scenery and great hospitality! Close to Yellowstone if you want to make a day trip. My kids are now 7,7 and 10 and they ask to go every year! Thank you Kelseys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

NQCR has been our family's favorite vacation spot for over 15 years. We first went there in 1995 with two children under two years old. Our most recent visit was with four children ages 20 to 12. Regardless of the ages, for both children and adults alike the experience could not have been better. The Kelsey's are great hosts, the... More

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Address: 5000 Taylor Fork Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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Location: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
9 Quarter Circle Ranch
Nine Quarter Circle Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Nine Quarter Circle Hotel
Nine Quarter Circle Ranch Montana/Gallatin Gateway

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Lifelong memories and familial bonds are just two of the amazing “side-effects” to an All-Inclusive Dude Ranch vacation. While the deep rest and relaxation rejuvenate you, the awesome scenery will feed your soul. The many activities and sports that you can enjoy will provide you with experiences and memories that last a lifetime! Finally, and most long-lasting, are the strengthened ties that your family will experience. Adjacent to Yellowstone Park and surrounded by millions of acres of National Forest and the Taylor-Hilgard wilderness area, our family-oriented vacations feature riding for all ages and all levels of horsemanship, blue-ribbon fly-fishing, incredible scenery and traditional hand-crafted log cabins and furnishings – all served with the West’s best hospitality! You may also enjoy hiking the area, viewing wildlife and wildflowers in abundance and you can even bring a bike to explore some awesome mountain trails! In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in many other traditional activities such as campfire, hayrides, square dance and more! In addition to all of these benefits, our on-site fly-fishing guide, the children’s programs, meals, and much more are all included in your stay! These all combine to create a unique and ideal location for your vacation. Owned and operated by the Kelsey family for over 60 years, the Nine Quarter Circle is “magical”. Come and experience the place “where time stands still”. ... more   less 
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