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Sweet Grass (Dude) Ranch

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful ranch, the owners and family very accomodating to all guests needs. Great to have so many choices as to how long and where to ride. Excellent horse chosen for me. My only issue was one of the female wranglers continually criticized my riding-not something to do to a guest. I hold her personally responsible for the loose cinch resulting... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My week at Sweet Grass was therapy for the soul and I couldn't have asked for a better holiday. My horse was chosen with careful consideration and I had the opportunity to change if needed. I travelled solo and wished to see as much as possible and this was very much catered for. The wranglers really took the time to... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to spend the morning at this amazing ranch. Although were weren't staying as guests at the ranch, Laura and Tony accommodated our desire to see their country with them on their horses! We started the day with breakfast in the main cabin, and then headed out with our wrangler, Clay for a private ride of this... More 

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1 Thank Mrsnd2003
Melbourne, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Sweet Grass is heaven in the countryside of the crazy mountains. Great food, family atmosphere and well loved horses, it's impossible to leave not feeling like you've slowed down to a more reasonable pace of life. Great for family or those horse mad folks that love nature.

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1 Thank Sheridan W
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

This place is very special and the moment you arrive you feel welcome and looked after! I returned for a second time this year. Last year on my first visit I met 3 solo girls from uk there and we kept in touch and actually all returned together this year! This place steals a piece of your heart with its... More 

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1 Thank lizzacaj
St. Louis, MO
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

If all you want is horseback riding, this ranch is fine. Otherwise, there are no activities, the food is poor, and communication is almost non-existent. Previous visits were wonderful, but in the past two years management has passed to another generation more interested in maximizing profits rather than creating a dude ranch experience. Not once did we have s'mores. No... More 

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1 Thank dfbradonc
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The guest who authored this review was a member of the same group who wrote the review below. Contrary to what this guest implies, this group had never visited Sweet Grass Ranch prior to the summer of 2015. Management passed to the next generation over ten years ago, and it has always been our main objective to share our beloved... More 

Miami, FL
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Sweet Grass Ranch has gorgeous views and dedicated employees, and it was perhaps once a great vacation destination. Unfortunately, the transfer of control to the next generation is failing, perhaps because they're uninterested in maintaining the quality of experience apparently previously provided by Bill and Shelly. There are many things promised on their website which were broken. 1) The quality... More 

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Thank LifeofReiley
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We are very sorry this group did not have a good time at Sweet Grass. We did want to respond to some of the criticisms, however. We go around each evening to every guest and ask what they would like to do the next day. Had this group ever said they wanted to play softball or volleyball, etc. then we... More 

Montclair, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This was our third consecutive year at Sweet Grass and we rode to places that we'd never been (Shield's Divide with Jake and Chase) and places that we had to visit again (The Divide with Brendon) and everything in between. Every year is different (like last year with 80 degrees on Monday and almost a foot of snow on Thursday)... More 

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Welwyn, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

My son and I have just returned from a fabulous week at Sweet Grass ranch. We enjoyed comfortable accommodation and a really friendly welcome. Food was home-cooked and plentiful, we rode well trained horses through meadows, forests and hills on a wide variety of rides of differing lengths, some at a slow pace and others faster, all on request. We... More 

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1 Thank Carolyne M
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Terrific horses, great wranglers, good rides and well hosted by the family. Rides must go up out of valley and then come back down. Often to see the best sites, rides must be quite long like 8 hours. Shorter rides are fine, but you don't see as much. Family style eating, food was ok, I've had better and simpler at... More 

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  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Sweet Grass (Dude) Ranch

Address: The Carroccia Family, 460 Rein Lane, Big Timber, MT MT 59011
Location: United States > Montana > Big Timber
Amenities:
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Number of rooms: 39
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