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Bitter Creek Outfitters

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Address: 2400 Coburn Rd, Billings, MT 59101
Phone Number: +1 406-855-6075
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Bitter Creek Outfitters is a family-operated business providing scenic,...

Bitter Creek Outfitters is a family-operated business providing scenic, guided horseback trail rides on the outskirts of Billings, Montana. We'll treat you to a leisurely trek through the Montana countryside - atop the area's distinctive rimrocks, through ponderosa pines and fields full of wildflowers, mule deer and wild turkeys. We'll show you spectacular views of five different mountain ranges and a unique perspective of the city. AGE, HEIGHT/WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS APPLY. PLEASE SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS. We are a full-time ranch, part-time trail riding outfit so advanced reservations are required. We do not keep our horses saddled in the corral & ready to go! If we don't answer the phone, we may be out on a ride or working so please leave a message. Season runs late April thru October, weather permitting. We schedule our starting at either 8 or 9am, 7 days/week, and avoid afternoon rides during peak summer heat but we can be flexible with your travel plans. Let us know what works best & we'll do our best to fit you in!

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Awesome ride & experience

First time for me in Billings. Theresa's hospitality was awesome, so pleasant and nice! The horseback ride was interesting and fun, really enjoyed it and would go again. She... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Moline, Illinois
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Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time for me in Billings. Theresa's hospitality was awesome, so pleasant and nice! The horseback ride was interesting and fun, really enjoyed it and would go again. She has a passion for what she does and it beams from her from the time she greets you until the time you leave. You cant help but feel it and it... More 

Thank Michael3440
Bellingham, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a cross country road trip and stopped at Bitter Creek for a special break. What a beautiful Montana ride with great guides and happy horses! This is a great place for horseback riding. Theresa was excellent in getting the horses all set and giving instructions for a wonderful time. She and Deb were friendly, fantastic guides, expert... More 

Thank 400zebras
Bowling Green, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bitter Creek Outfitters was a great experience! My son and I did a 2-hour trail ride on the last day of our trip to Montana. It was a fantastic way to end our vacation! Everyone we meet in Montana was nice, but this family was off the charts friendly and so welcoming to their ranch. Our horses, Smokey and Cracker... More 

Thank KYgirl2016
Cataula, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

It was my wife's life long dream to go horse back riding in Montana. I booked us a two hour ride. It was everything my Georgia peach dreamed it would be. The scenery was majestic. The horses were smooth as silk. And our guide was informative and super friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Our family enjoyed a great horse ride as a break to our long road trip. Our teenage daughters had a fun and memorable experience. The views were breathtaking and the horses were easy to ride. I enjoyed the stories and history of this beautiful land. Our guides were friendly and well prepared. I plan to return again!

Thank ramosquiroz
Medford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful relaxing ride. The horses were very well behaved. The guides shared the history and stories of the area. I was sad when the 2 hour ride came to an end.

Thank vacationcmb
Souderton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We scheduled an evening ride with Bitter Creek Outfitters two days before arriving in Billings. Upon arrival, Theresa immediately put us at ease as she gave us our "Riding 101" instructions. The trail is beyond beautiful. We rode by huge rock formations and stopped at an overlook where we could see five mountain ranges, a huge herd of black angus... More 

1 Thank Tim A
Westfield, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

My husband, 15 year old son, and I had an absolutely wonderful time. We are inexperienced with horses, but Theresa took care of us every step of the way. Our horses were very gentle and easy to handle. They took us on a two hour ride through stunning scenery. It was hard to believe that we were only minututes from... More 

Thank bapku
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My daughter & I enjoyed the 2 hour ride first thing in the morning with Theresa. She is very welcoming, friendly, and explains everything you need to know to enjoy the ride as well as sharing interesting stories about the landscape and her family's ranch. It was fun to stand on the cliff overlooking over Pictograph Cave State Park then... More 

Thank jcamne
North Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a trail ride on our way through Billings and we're delighted at the experience. Theresa is an excellent tour guide and I would recommend her to anyone.

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