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Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch

One of the most unique getaways offered in the lower 48 states, Mackay Bar Outfitters provides top quality guided hunts, fishing trips and all-inclusive vacation packages, all in a beautiful back-country setting. We cater to large groups, families, or individuals who are seeking an adventure of a lifetime. The ranch is located along the banks of the famous "River of no Return" Salmon River and encompasses one of the largest outfitting units in Idaho. Nestled in the Frank Church Wilderness Area, guests can experience over 273,000 acres of road less adventure including 75 miles of the pristine main Salmon River.
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Nez Perce County Regional Airport100 mi
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I have spent the last month trying to decide the proper review of my experience with Buck and Joni at Mackay Bar. I decided that a simple listing of good/bad observations as a means to justify the average rating.

Based of the number of excellent rating and their content being
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Buck and Joni were born to do exactly what they're doing by running Mackay Bar Outfitters. They're attentive and driven to make your trip more than you came hoping for and they make you feel like and old friend. Great food, incredible boats and guides and the best spot for a lodg
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Response from MackayBarOutfitters, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thanks for the review!! Its groups like your guy's that we live for! Hope to see you next year! Joni
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First time here, definitely not the last! Buck and Jonie were awesome, and super friendly people. The cooks made some incredible food, and the guides were great! I'd recommend Mackay Bar Outfitters to anyone looking for an awesome getaway.
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Response from MackayBarOutfitters, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thanks! We Buck and I enjoyed having you guys here and can't wait for next year! Thanks for making our job so easy!! Joni
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Just returned from an incredible 3 days at Mackay Bar Ranch! Our office rented out the entire guest ranch for a work retreat. Absolutely everything about our stay far exceeded my expectations! The rooms were comfortable and well appointed. The food was home cooked, fresh and deli
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Response from MackayBarOutfitters, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thank you!! We had a great time with all of you and hope you all get to return for another TOK company meeting! Until next time!! Joni
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I had the opportunity to draw a once in a lifetime Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep tag. During that hunt, one day while hunting my way down a slope, I made my way down to Mackay Bar and met Buck, Aunt Sue, Jake, and Tyler. They were a wealth of knowledge of the area but offered to
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Response from BuckJoni D, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch
Responded Oct 9, 2018
Thanks Mike for the review! It was great meeting you and what an adventure to be part of your once in a lifetime oppurtunity! Can't wait to meet your family someday . . until we meet again! Buck, Joni, Dax, Aunt Sue
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Is a week too long at this location?
Maybe, it all depends on what time of the year you are going. summer might be good for that long, then you could do horseback riding, hiking or do some fishing on the river. i usally go for three days, but i go early spring for the steelhead.
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"Lodge is built partially into the mountain so the rooms are always cool in summer/warm in winter."
"Rooms are clean and quiet. The water pressure is amazing in the shower."
"Talk to Joni and Buck for the assortment of rooms, from a single room to a house is available."
"There's not a bad room there. The cabins are beautiful!"
"Cabins are a great way to have your own little space"
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