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The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch

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3170 Road 40 1/2, Shell, WY 82441
The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stonington, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently returned from a beautiful May vacation at the Hideout. They matched me with a sturdy little tank of a BLM mustang named Blacky. He was the ride of my life. Steady, safe and light as a feather to gentle cues. He was their best ambassador. Riding a mustang made me appreciate these amazing once of kind animals. They... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My husband and I could not have been more pleased with our first stay at the Hideout. The location is stunning. The food was excellent. The staff was attentive and friendly. The bedding package in our cabin was very comfortable. Although we are newer to riding, the wranglers ensured that we never felt insecure but loved every minute of our... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Beautiful lodge and rooms, the people are wonderful in making sure all your needs are met. I'm highly impressed and will recommend this place to all photographers I know. The wranglers work so very hard to get the pictures of the horses running in the snow, the cowboys in the right position, or whatever you possibly would like to photograph.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The Hideout is one of those places you hope exists. And it does. My husband and I stayed here for four days for some of our honeymoon and it ticked almost every box for us. We were both brought up with horses (the English way! which we were mocked for incessantly while we were there...) and we had always wanted... More 

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bosspete, Owner at The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch, responded to this review

First of all we would like to thank you for taking the time to write such a positive testimonial of your experience at The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch this summer. Writing a testimonial takes time and it shows we are important enough for you to spend time on. We do not take this for granted and always see it... More 

Grimbergen
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

For all of you looking for the perfect combination of spectacular nature and landscapes, top quality horses and wranglers, a large variety of acitivities (on or off a horse, tailor-made), great accomodation and food, excellent staff that pampers you in all best possible way, and all this bathed in high level quality, there is only one place to go: the... More 

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Larue, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Just wanted to let anyone looking to go on an Outstanding vacation, the Hideout is the place! The scenery is very diverse and all of it is beautiful. I loved the small group because you really get to know everyone. The food was delicious, every day... Even the sandwiches for the all day rides. The cabins were great, all with... More 

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Where do I start? The property - staff - fellow travelers - accommodations - food - horses - riding - scenery. Everything combined to make a wonderful trip ! Would highly recommend ! Thank you to all for an amazing adventure !!!!

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

When I first began my research for a mother/son trip, I knew that I wanted some sort of horseback riding to be the main focus. As urban dwellers I am always a bit wary of the "middle of nowhere" and usually much more comfortable with an abundance of people and structure. So I had narrowed our vacation destinations to a... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The food, the locale, 25 interesting guests, diverse activities, the staff, and of course, the riding...all were superb, wonderful, AMAZING! The three of us have very different interests, and each of us had one of the best vacations ever, hands down. My 17-year old daughter spent every minute in the saddle, include two cattle drives, and is already planning to... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

When my family of five was ready for a guest ranch vacation out West, we had a long and varied list of criteria. The Hideout surpassed our expectations and constantly impressed us in ways we never expected! I'll provide the Mom's perspective… The riding experience in our family varies greatly -- I've shown Quarter Horses at a national level for... More 

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