Twenty years ago I had the privilege of serving on the crew at Moose Head Ranch as the laundry girl. I spent five hours a day in the laundry room and three hours in the evening in the kitchen. Six days a week for three months. And it was the BEST three months of my life! I knew as I pulled out of the gates on my last day at the ranch that I would return with my family one day.
Luckily, my husband was thrilled to spend our first and second anniversaries at the ranch. And then when our daughter was old enough to ride horses, we took her to Moose Head with us. Our family has just returned from our fourth trip to the ranch and we are already on the calendar for next year. It is never a question of, "Are we going back next year?" It is more like, "How can we plan our summer around a week at Moose Head?" And our now 11 year old is the ring leader in planning our next trip. She will tell you her week at Moose Head every summer is the best week of her life. High praise from a tween!
So what makes Moose Head so wonderful? Where do I begin? Louise, Kit, Eddie and the Crew for starters. The great horses who easily handle city folk who want to be cowboys and cowgirls a few days a year. The delicious food that pleases even the most picky of eaters. Beautiful cabins that you make your own during your stay. Fellow guests that become like family within a short amount of time. And a stunning view at each and every turn.
Still to this day I get a bit melancholy when we pull out of the gates to head to the airport and our return flight home. But just as it was that August day 20 years ago, I know we will be back.
- Also Known As:
- Moose Head Ranch Hotel Moose
- Moose Head Ranch Wyoming