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Gros Ventre River Ranch

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Po Box 151, Kelly, WY 83011
Gros Ventre River Ranch
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife turned one of those landmark ages and decided that her grand adventure would be an, umm, dude ranch. I wasn't thrilled. But then we found the Gros Ventre River Ranch and we had one of our best vacations ever. First, the location. Gros Ventre RR is located just east of Grand Teton National Park. When I say "just... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Just Wow! My husband and I decided to go to GVRR this September for our Honeymoon and had a fabulous time!! Upon our arrival, we were upgraded to the cabin that was the original ranch lodge and greeted with a bottle of wine and box of gummy bears. Great first impression! Our opinion of the ranch kept getting better and... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed the ranch! We are honored that you chose to spend your honeymoon with us. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and hope that you will come back and see us when you can. We will keep Newt and Hippie at the ready! All the best from everyone here at the GVRR More 

Tulsa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Having never been to a guest ranch before, you always wonder if it will live up to your expectations and the reviews. Hit both right on the head. This vacation at GVVR was fabulous! Traveling solo too! Absolutely gorgeous scenary, close to the YS and Jackson, staff is friendly and fun, wonderful and a variety of food plus the best... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

So wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay! For those traveling solo, we are happy to know that our ranch is one that might be a good choice. It is our hope that we have the chance to see you again in the very near future. From all of us, Happy Trails! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

First of all, due to just discovering how wonderful trip advisor is, Im just now posting this from August 2009. I must say, I was suprised to see snow in August but that is what you get out there. I absolutely loved the home cooked food. Annie and Dana are amazing cooks. The owners were very sweet. I loved joining... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

What a wonderful gesture to write your review so many years after your visit. Thank you for taking the time to get on Trip Advisor and tell us that you enjoyed your stay! We are thankful to have had the opportunity to meet you and hope that you will come back and see us in the future. Happy Trails, the... More 

Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, Usa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

On our third vacation at Gros Ventre- it was a terrific week! Great place, great riding every day, easy access to parks, beautiful scenery! Can't wait to go next year again! The horses are great and the wranglers make our rides really fun! Food is delicious and it;'s an all around relaxing time! A home away from home!

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so delighted that you can call this a "home away from home." We are always striving to make this the best vacation we can for each one of our guests and we hope to continue to do so on your next visit! Many Happy Trails from all of us at the GVRR More 

gurnee, illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I just returned from our 7th visit to GVRR and are trying to figure out when we can return again. The owners, Karl and Tina, have the unique ability to make their guests feel like returning family. The ranch remains the perfect balance of casual comfort and attention to detail. The Fall scenery was incredible and we... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are honored that you continue to visit the ranch. It really feels like a family reunion each time we open the doors and see familiar faces. We extend our deepest gratitude for your support and our very well wishes to you and yours. Thank you from the 2015 GVRR staff! More 

Markdale, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Wow .. I waited 20 years for my trip of a life time. This was the one! The string of horses are so well cared for and the wranglers know their horsemanship. The scenery just cannot be captured on photos , you need to see it on horseback. We rode as promised every morning & afternoon. We were never disappointed... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, "Barbara, you're killin me!" We enjoyed having you stay with us and are delighted to hear that your visit to our ranch was a trip of a lifetime. Please come back and see us when you can. Happy trails from all of us at the GVRR! More 

Easthampton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

At least this is what we kept saying to each other during our stay. This was our first time at a dude ranch. We got a recommendation on the ranch from our neighbors who have been coming here for vacations for the past 11 years. We spent a fabulous week at GVRR. First off, our cabin (a lodge) had room... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay on the ranch. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. It was our pleasure to be your first experience visiting a dude ranch and hope that you will find your way back again in the very near future. Our passion is the ranch and our goal is to... More 

Connecticut
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Cannot speak more glowingly about the Gros Ventre River Ranch!! From the staff to the activities to the views to the food to the weather. Just excellent all around. The ranch is unique in that it not only has horses, cattle, mountain views of the tetons, etc, but also has all the benefits of being right on a fish-filled, beautiful,... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

Mike R- Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us. We are enthusiastic about the ranch in our 27th year more than ever! It was our pleasure to be able to provide a guest ranch vacation for you and we hope we see you again in the very near future. Happy Trails, the GVRR staff More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My new husband and I cannot wait to go back. We had such a great time and everyone was so nice. In the week we were there, we made new friendships and learned small tidbits from the wranglers to take back home to try on our horses (always things to improve on). My husband even was able to find time... More 

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gvrr, Manager at Gros Ventre River Ranch, responded to this review

We are so pleased that we could be a small part of your honeymoon memories! We are honored that you chose to stay with us to celebrate this time in your life and are delighted to know that it did not disappoint. Please come back and stay with us again! Congratulations again from all of us at the Gros Ventre... More 

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