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2875 Highway 93 West, Whitefish, MT 59937
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Great Falls, Montana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Family at the Bar W made this the vacation of my lifetime. The team of professional wranglers guided 16 strangers through a week of trail rides, roping, penning, rodeo, hayride, cattle drive, family style meals, archery, skeet shooting, canoeing, bon fire, line and square dancing and just relaxing with wine tasting. The best part for me was the "glamping"... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We were very excited to make you a part of our family that week! Glamping is an amazing way to experience the unspoiled nature that makes Montana beautiful. We hope you will be back to visit soon. More 

Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We only stayed at the Bar W Ranch for one night (Bed & Breakfast) and we felt at home from the moment we arrived. The staff were fabulous, the horseback ride through the trails in the mountains was amazing and the homemade breakfast was even better! I would recommend this Guest Ranch to anyone and will definitely be returning in... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. It was fantastic having you at the ranch. We can't wait for you to return for more horseback riding, good food, and good company. Next time we hope you are able to stay longer and truly enjoy all the ranch has to offer! More 

Williston, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a fantastic week!!! I could not have asked for anything more and the whole week far exceeded all my expectations. The accommodations were fabulous--the lodge was absolutely beautiful! And the food was delicious. Each morning as I came up the stairs, I was hit with the aroma of breakfast cooking. The staff were very accommodating; always asking what else... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed our Photography week. Photography week is a special week at the ranch creating unparalleled photo opportunities for guests. We are very excited that we were able to create a fun, welcoming, and educational photography experience for you. We can't wait to have you back at the ranch. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have been looking at the Bar W website for two years, hoping and dreaming to experience the Adults Only week...well, it happened! My husband and I are still smiling and reminiscing about the beauty of the ranch and the Canadian border all day ride, and our favorite, the cattle drive day. The weather was rainy, but we were smiling... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are so happy we could make your dream a reality! Can't wait to have you next year -we'll do our best to make it top this year! More 

Andover, Massachusetts
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We just love this place. We were there last year in September for there adult week. We had the time of our lives. Met some great people that we still keep in touch with! Once again the staff was wonderful. The horses still remembered us. Felt like family coming home. But this year we did the fall cattle drive! Talk... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are very excited to hear that you enjoyed our Cattle Drive this year! Thank you for returning to the Bar W. We hope to make each future experience better and better! More 

Waynesville, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My friend and I recently participated in a Cowgirl Up week at the Bar W Guest Ranch in Montana. Neither of us had riding experience prior so it was a fun adventure to learn to ride, pen cows, rope a cow, etc. On the whole, it was a lovely experience. Chef Richard kept us well-fed and entertained, the horses were... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Each week we try our best to provide an exceptional experience for each guest. At the Bar W we match each rider with a horse based on their riding ability. If guests love their horse, they get to ride them for the entire week. However, if a guest has an issue with their horse, we always encourage them to talk... More 

Denham Springs, Louisiana
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you're researching cattle drives like I did you've searched from Cali to Arizona to the East coast, but this is THE REAL DEAL! The Bar W is the BEST!!! Never once did we want for anything. We were fed 3 amazing meals each day. If you have special dietary needs they have you covered even out on the range.... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We couldn't have explained our cattle drive better. We are so happy that you were able to take away everything our cattle drive offers. It was such a pleasure having you at the ranch and out on the range. Thank you for visiting are ranch. More 

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Sitting in Whitefish on a pleasant Saturday afternoon and reflecting on the past week at Bar W guest ranch, the overwhelming feeling is of satisfaction with the whole operation. From the time the lovely Monica picked us up at the airport in her full cowgirl regalia, to a few hours ago when Janie dropped us back in Whitefish, we had... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are so very excited to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at the Bar W! It was an exceptional Cattle Drive filled with wonderful guests, great stories, laughs, and a whole lot of memories made. Thank you for visiting the ranch and "gettin' dirty" on our Fall Cattle Drive. We hope you make it back to the ranch... More 

Eagan, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Every day horse back riding and lessons, plus included skeet shooting, archery, roping lessons, cattle steering, an in-house rodeo at the end of the week to show off your new horsemanship skills, and every day home cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner! We even asked for a ride into town to buy some wine, and they said they would just grab... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are so happy that you were able to experience all that the Bar W has to offer. We always try to take each guest's experience to the next level with the little things and if that means running into town for a guest or help the little ones over come their fear we are on it! We can't wait... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Bar W is an exceptional place for your family vacation. The Lodge, horses, wranglers, trails, activities and quality home-cooked meals make this ranch a must. You get incredible value for what you get. Imagine horseback riding every day for a week plus the opportunity for skeet shooting, archery, hay rides, lake swimming and if you want, visits to Whitefish... More 

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BarWGuestRanch, Marketing Coordinator at Bar W Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed their vacation. We are very excited that you were able to take advantage of all the activities at the ranch as well as some of the area activities like visiting Glacier, going whitewater rafting, and rock climbing. Even more exciting, we are glad to hear your kids were able to overcome... More 

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Address: 2875 Highway 93 West, Whitefish, MT 59937
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Location: United States > Montana > Whitefish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
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Bar W Guest Ranch Whitefish, Montana

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