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Big Bar Guest Ranch

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P.O. Box 927 | 5960 Big Bar Road, Clinton, British Columbia V0K 1K0 , Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent 3 nights in the ranch and four days. We were immediately welcomed by the staff and it was a friendly atmosphere. Room was small but OK. It doesn't really matter as we were always busy outside and we were not really spending time within the room. I made my first ride (half day) with a... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your experience at Big Bar Ranch!.The Farm animals are certainly popular with families and children enjoy bottle feeding our young cows and meeting Penelope the pig! There's never a dull day at the Ranch! We hope to see you again one day and wish you the best in your travels. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well trained horses and a very friendly and helpful staff made this a memorable riding holiday. The wranglers offer instruction and work hard to make your riding comfortable and a lot of fun. The food and accommodation were both very good. We stayed in a lovely log cabin overlooking a gorgeous little lake and valley.

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reflect on your stay with us at Big Bar Guest Ranch! Our Cabins are truly a special retreat. Often, guests can observe the teeming wildlife on the lake from their private patios. This morning I saw some beaver, grouse, a deer, and I was told the riders saw a bear cub! We are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just over 2 weeks into an excellent tour of BC we stayed at Big Bar for 2 nights, booked through Dutch travel bureau "Canada Kids". This was a great change from out top class hotel in Whistler, reasonably basic, clean with comfortable beds and plenty of social opportunities with other guests. These included another family from the Netherlands, a family... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind review of your experience at Big Bar Guest Ranch. We have a wonderful crew of talented Wranglers this season. Guests who are able to stay a few days or longer really benefit from their instruction as we can see tangible improvement in people's riding ability and confidence on the horse. We loved hosting you and... More 

Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My Dad and I were traveling some back roads of the Chilcotin and arrived here late in the afternoon. The meals are a set menu type thing (though they apparently will make adjustments for dietary considerations. They checked and had a room for us and also had enough out for dinner that they could include us. This worked out very... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your stay with us, we certainly enjoyed hosting you! We do strive to integrate our guests into the daily ebb and flow of authentic ranch life and part of that is enjoying our communal meals and getting to know the wranglers and staff. It sounds like you had some... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We came to stay at Big Bar almost by accident. I am an experienced rider and my husband a novice, Big Bar were able to cater for this perfectly and my aprehensive husband was completely converted to exploring the unimaginable vistas on horseback. We thought the journey to the ranch may be a little long but it was easy to... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! Your feedback is much appreciated and valued. It was a happy accident that you stumbled upon us indeed! We are especially glad to hear that your husband, a novice horseback rider, saddled up and got to discover the epic views of our forest and mountain trails. We pride ourselves on our expertise in horsemanship... More 

Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This rustic Guest Ranch is located about 45 minutes outside of Clinton, B.C. You know you are heading for a Western experience as you travel on the well-maintained gravel road. If you keep alert you might just sight deer, Elk, moose or even a bear! The Guest Ranch is owned by a wonderful young couple who are working hard to... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your stay with us, we truly value your feedback! We're happy you enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere at Big Bar Ranch. Creating an environment where our guests can unplug and ease into a slower pace of life, in a beautiful natural environment, is what we do best! Thanks again and... More 

Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our experience at Big Bar was terrific. Riding is a great experience; we took a number of different trails so we had a new experience on each trail. The wild life is amazing; we saw a bear, a number of beaver and a large variety of birds, including cranes, bald eagles and brilliantly colourful blue jays. The cabin was spacious,... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Big Bar Guest Ranch! We really appreciate your thoughtful review and your enthusiasm for the diversity of wildlife surrounding us. Just the other day we saw busy beaver building their dams and a rare crane stopping in at the lake on it's seasonal migration. We look forward to your future visit with us... More 

Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Big Bar Guest Ranch was the perfect getaway for my family. The cabins were so clean and it felt like we had our own privacy from the ranch. It's was great to entertain the kids with paddle boats in the little lake. Staff was very pleasant and accommodating. If you're looking for a rustic getaway this is the place to... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Ashley B! We greatly appreciate hearing about your experience at Big Bar Guest Ranch. We're thrilled that your family took full advantage of our unique rustic atmosphere, enjoying the paddle boats and the charm of our Cabins! Big Bar is a place where kids have the freedom to roam and adults can unplug and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Can not recommend this ranch enough! There is something for everyone from archery, mountain biking, hiking, pedal boating, canoeing, and of course horse back riding! Every time I have an out of country visitor Big Bar is a MUST. It provides a true Canadian western experience; the trail riding is exceptional and they always have a horse suited to whatever... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Kylie F for your review of Big Bar Guest Ranch! It's wonderful to have guests who return to stay with us time and time again. We would certainly recommend staying a few nights in our Tipis during the summer months. They overlook the lake and are perfectly situated for star gazing: It's a memorable experience that both children... More 

Langley, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was our third trip up to Big Bar, and we loved it even more then the first two trips. We have stayed in Cabin #2, Cabin #3, and the Cowboy Inn. We have small children (ages 4 & 6) and we found the Coyboy Inn a great option for evenings- put the kids to bed, then head down to... More 

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BigBar_GuestRanch, Front Office Manager at Big Bar Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Kylie F for your review of Big Bar Guest Ranch! It's wonderful to have guests who return to stay with us time and time again. We would certainly recommend staying a few nights in our Tipis during the summer months. They overlook the lake and are perfectly situated for star gazing: It's a memorable experience that both children... More 

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