Horseshoe Canyon Ranch was a fantastic week long vacation experience. The ranch offers diverse activities which kept our family busy. There are at least two adventure activities each day like rock climbing, zip lines, repelling, swimming (both pool and Buffalo River) and a canoe trip. There are also at least two horse activities each day with special rides to breakfast or dinner or a 3 hour ride at various times during the week. Activities such as rifle shooting, pistol shooting, tomahawk throwing, archery, milk crate contest, campfire, skeet shooting, and movie night kept the whole family busy. In case that is not enough the ranch has a barn loft with an indoor basketball court, cave simulator and rock walls.
The staff was great. Scott and his wranglers were patient with the kids teaching them how to handle a horse. Shannon was especially sweet. Jason and Morgan were both fantastic adventure guides. Jason lead us to try things that we did not think were possible and they were done in a safe and comfortable manner. Morgan was exceptional helping my eight year old daughter climb. Both of them have a great energy level which makes the activity even more enjoyable. Communication of the planned activities was good with a short briefing after each meal on what we could choose to do.
The food was good and they were able to accommodate another guest with special diet needs. Meals were filling and the kids liked what was cooked. Cookies, fruit, granola bars, tea, water and lemonade were always available in the lodge.
The guest cabin was great for a family. A queen size bed in its own room for the parents and a loft with four single beds for the kids. Walking up the hill up to the cabins lets you get some exercise.
Not all members of our family are horse lovers or a climbing experts but the ranch has so much to offer that there was never dull moment. Overall a great experience and we are looking forward to a second trip in the future.
- Also Known As:
- Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Hotel Jasper