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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The ranch is nestled in the most beautiful, most secluded spot surrounded my mountains, streams and wide open skies. The Kelsey Family are so warm and welcoming and you will feel like old friends the minute you arrive. The days are perfectly paced, with horseback rides into the mountains and forests, fly fishing along the Gallatin River, and the most...

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Kameron K, Manager at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and a fabulous week. We had a great time getting to know you and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Newton, MA
Reviewed August 31, 2016

If you are lucky enough to have adult kids still willing to travel with you, and if you happen to know of Nine Quarter Circle Ranch in Montana, then you have the makings of a fantastic vacation. If you have young kids, even better. And if you have no kids, then that's fine, too. We just returned from a week...

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Michigan
Reviewed August 26, 2016

(Travelled with husband and two teens 18 and 16) Although I feel at risk of giving away a secret, this ranch delivers exactly what it advertises -- a slice of heaven; authentic, rustic, good times outdoors. It is set in some of the most beautiful country anywhere an hour north of Yellowstone. But in reality it is the people (and...

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Kameron K, Manager at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your kind words, We truly enjoy sharing our home with all of you and hope you visit us again soon. thanks for a great week.

Aurora
Reviewed August 26, 2016

The wranglers and staff were wonderful , beautiful scenery and great rustic cabins, that were clean and comfortable , made you feel like you were really in the element of a dude ranch , great to be 5 miles off the main road but still close enough to go anywhere if needed , can go into West Yellowstone , and...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I didn't want to leave....if you want an authentic, non-commercial dude ranch this is your place. Don't come here if you want to look at horse from a distance and then hit the spa. This ranch is about riding, fishing, hiking and enjoying the amazing scenery and surrounding of Montana. I feel very lucky to have found...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed August 18, 2016

As a family of four with very little riding experience from the east coast, we weren't sure what to expect from a dude ranch vacation but wanted to give it a try. We loved it! The horseback riding and fly fishing available at Nine Quarter Circle were excellent, with wranglers and a fishing guide who were truly terrific teachers. The...

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Kameron K, Manager at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the your thoughts and praises. We value everyone's feed back and always want to leave our clients happy, thanks again for a great week and lots of memories that will last a life time. we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We have just had the most fabulous week with our four children from 9 to 20 years of age. The Nine Circle Quarter ranch lived up to all our expectations. It was family friendly, is set in the most outstanding scenery. Horses are fabulous and sensible. With three of our children we did the overnight trip to camp in the...

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Kameron K, Manager at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and we hope you truly did have a wonderful week. We hope that you can join us again at some point. enjoy the rest of your holiday

NC
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Amazing location, amazing staff, amazing horses. Great food, lots of family activities. The ranch does a great job of encouraging you to meet new people, as well as mingle with the staff. We did the overnight pack trip too, which had the best scenery of all the trail rides. Just an overall wonderful week.

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Kameron K, Manager at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, responded to this review

Than you for a great week, Glad you had a good time and we look forward to hopefully meeting you again.

Rhode Island
Reviewed August 2, 2016

There are some plus and minuses. Start with the positives: Clean rustic cabins, nice remote location, friendly wranglers- Robby is an all around good person, beautiful scenery, lots of horses, firm beds, decent wifi- sometimes, pretty much stayed on a time schedule for rides and meals. There are a few small issues that are an easy fix to make this...

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Kameron K, Owner at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, responded to this review

We thank for coming to our ranch and we value your input. We are very sorry we did not meet your expectations. We take your concerns seriously and will try and rectify them. We hope you will give a dude ranch vacation another try.

Rye Beach
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We all agreed after the trip, we are definitely coming back. With only two riders in our family of five there was some apprehension about staying on a horse ranch but it was unfounded. The beautiful mountains, pristine Taylor Fork River, easygoing staff (including the horses- very importantly!) and low key and friendly guests made it a perfect place to...

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Glad you all had a good time, we sincerely hope to see you all again.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lifelong memories and familial bonds are just two of the amazing “side-effects” to an All-Inclusive Dude Ranch vacation. While the deep rest and relaxation rejuvenate you, the awesome scenery will feed your soul. The many activities and sports that you can enjoy will provide you with experiences and memories that last a lifetime! Finally, and most long-lasting, are the strengthened ties that your family will experience. Adjacent to Yellowstone Park and surrounded by millions of acres of National Forest and the Taylor-Hilgard wilderness area, our family-oriented vacations feature riding for all ages and all levels of horsemanship, blue-ribbon fly-fishing, incredible scenery and traditional hand-crafted log cabins and furnishings – all served with the West’s best hospitality! You may also enjoy hiking the area, viewing wildlife and wildflowers in abundance and you can even bring a bike to explore some awesome mountain trails! In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in many other traditional activities such as campfire, hayrides, square dance and more! In addition to all of these benefits, our on-site fly-fishing guide, the children’s programs, meals, and much more are all included in your stay! These all combine to create a unique and ideal location for your vacation. Owned and operated by the Kelsey family for over 60 years, the Nine Quarter Circle is “magical”. Come and experience the place “where time stands still”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nine Quarter Circle Ranch

Address: 5000 Taylor Fork Rd, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730-9625
Location: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Price Range: $202 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
9 Quarter Circle Ranch
Nine Quarter Circle Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Nine Quarter Circle Hotel
Nine Quarter Circle Ranch Montana/Gallatin Gateway
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“All cabins are rustic, which is in keeping with the nature of a ranch vacation. All have beautiful views.”
 of 5 bubbles ridgelift, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are all different. When booking unless you have been before, trust the owners to fit you in the best location.”
  • The best view ever.
 of 5 bubbles purpletreegirl, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“You can't miss with the log cabins, they are all convenient to the lodge and activities.”
 of 5 bubbles KevinB014, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“We choose the Palace do to the size of our family, but all the cabins are tremendous.”
 of 5 bubbles keving167, Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“Here, you are assigned a cabin, based on the size of your party.”
 of 5 bubbles mzdetail, Sep 3, 2015 | Read review
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