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French Broad Outpost Ranch

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Breakfast included
Pool
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Restaurant
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Truly one of the best times I have ever had, the mountain views are gorgeous. The ranch is wonderful, I was able to ride for the first time! The food is lovely, and the staff is great. You can hike, raft or ride- there are...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! Joanne was great. Shawn was very skilled with the horses. Justin, Scott, and Troy were fabulous. It was a great place to unplug and connect as a family! Wonderful memories!! The cattle drive rocked!

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Our family had an AMAZING time at the French Broad River Dude Ranch in the days before thanksgiving (Nov 2017). This was our second visit and we had a great time and WILL be back (already planning our next trip for this coming March 2018)....More

1  Thank Diana G
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The atmosphere is great, the cabins and main restaurant are beautifully furnished and clean with a lot of adorable touches everywhere. The food is fantastic and the cook is very attentive to your needs. The wranglers were helpful and polite but not very talkative and...More

6  Thank PCPepper
Response from ShawnGannon, Owner at French Broad Outpost RanchResponded December 5, 2017

Thanks for your review. It is a little unrealistic to expect to be able to come to a ranch for just 2 nights and get to "do what you want" on the couple of rides supplied just because you might be a "skilled" horse rider....More

Reviewed October 16, 2017

One day my wife asked me, "What if we all went to a dude ranch as a family?". Well, this concept had never even crossed my mind. With fall break approaching for our kids and nothing really planned, we talked it over, and decided to...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
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Price range
$562 - $565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$562 - $565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from 80sgrl | Reviewed this property |
No. If you want a helmet you will have to bring your own.
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Michele N
April 1, 2017|
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Response from nottinghall | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if you ended up going to the ranch, but there is Wi-Fi and no cell phone service. We had to travel 10 miles to get a connection.
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"We stayed Room #4 of the Lone Star Hotel. GREAT view of the ranch!"
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"Choose the hotel rooms over the saloon. For a larger group 6-10 they can give you a private cabin. The Depot..."
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"I loved being in the hotel portion. There are two buildings. Hotel is new and very neat."
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"Our room had a very comfortable king size bed with 2 bunk beds if needed. Complete with great AC &..."
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