Category Archives: Horses

Top 5 Reasons to Visit During Adults Only Peak Season

Summer at the Gros Ventre River Ranch is a magical time, and Adults Only Peak Season is no exception! Below you will find our Top 5 Reasons to visit us in September during Adults Only Peak Season: Autumn Colors The scenery around the Gros Ventre River Ranch is always stunning, whether it is the middle of winter and the valley is snow covered or another spring has arrived with fields of flowers and greenery as far as the eye can see. However, the beauty that arrives with our autumn changing … Continue reading

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Highlights from our 2016 Jackson Hole Dude Ranch Season

We have reached another end of a season at our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch. 2016 was nothing short of wonderful, and we are so glad we can look back on yet another amazing season! We were fortunate enough to host over 700 incredible guests, many who were returning for anywhere from their second visit to their 25th visit. Below you will find some highlights from our 2016 Jackson Hole Dude Ranch Season! Updated Cabins: The winter of 2015/2016 was dedicated to updating our 100 year old cabins, and we couldn’t be … Continue reading

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OUR DUDE RANCH HORSES

Dude Ranch horses are an integral part of the operation that we run here at the Gros Ventre River Ranch. We pride ourselves in owning a wonderful herd of horses that can suit all types of riders.  Whether your visit out west is your first experience with horses, or you are a professional equestrian looking to ride our varied terrain, we are sure to have horses that will make your experience unforgettable. There are many characteristics that make our horses wonderful. First and foremost, they know their job and they … Continue reading

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TOP FIVE REASONS TO WORK AT THE GROS VENTRE RIVER RANCH

Have you always wondered what the top five reasons to work at the Gros Ventre River Ranch are? You are in luck! Bailey Beltramo–our 2015 Woodsmen–shared his top five reasons with us, and now we are excited to share them with you! Location, Location, Location…. Dude ranches aren’t attracting guests from all corners of the country with dismal views and poor scenery. Be it Wyoming, Colorado or even up in the Dakotas, you are guaranteed a taste of the true beauty nature offers. As a guest you are given this chance … Continue reading

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Your Wyoming Summer Vacation

The sun is shining, the horses are back, and the grass is green, which means your Wyoming summer vacation is just around the corner! Would you like a sneak peak at the beauty, adventure, and relaxation that we have in store for you? You are in luck! Below is a wonderful video that showcases the Gros Ventre River Ranch. We pride ourselves in providing our guests with memorable hospitality while they experience the wonder of the Wild West. Your week will be filled with delicious cuisine, beautiful scenery, rich history, … Continue reading

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Horseback Riding in Jackson Hole

Horseback Riding in Jackson Hole is one of the most exciting ways to explore the beautiful landscapes that surround the Gros Ventre River Ranch! Whether you are an experienced equestrian, or you have never been on a horse before, we are certain that you will love riding with us! We have a herd of 80 horses who sure do love their job! They are more than happy to guide you anywhere you would like to go! Maybe you want to climb to the slide lake overlook, lope through the hay … Continue reading

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LIFE ON A JACKSON HOLE DUDE RANCH

Have you ever wondered what life on a Jackson Hole Dude Ranch is like? You are in luck! One of our employees was invited to write a blog for the Dude Ranchers’ Association. She gives you the insider’s scoop on life as an employee at the Gros Ventre River Ranch. Whether you are a guest interested in the other side of ranch life or a potential future employee considering a job out west, this blog will give you a look into life on our ranch. Enjoy the blog here and learn more … Continue reading

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DUDE RANCH VACATIONS: OUR TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT IN JUNE

Dude Ranch vacations are the perfect summer retreat for family, friends, couples, and singles! TheGros Ventre River Ranch is open from June until September, and here are our top 5 reasons to visit in June: Wildlife: The wildlife are out and about in the springtime, enjoying the fact that the snow is finally gone! June proves to be a great time to spot a moose, some elk, a herd of bison, or even a bear! Weather: The weather is June is sunny with cooler temperatures which is perfect for horseback riding! … Continue reading

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A Beautiful End to a Beautiful Season at a Wyoming Dude Ranch

We can’t believe yet another season has drawn to an end at our Wyoming dude ranch! It feels like just yesterday that the pastures were green, our horses fat from winter grazing, and we were eagerly anticipating the beginning of our 2014 season. A short four months later, we are left to reminisce about the wonderful season that we’ve had here at the Gros Ventre River Ranch. Some of our favorite 2014 memories include…. Wounded warriors Our season started out with us hosting a group of wounded warriors from the … Continue reading

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Dude Ranch Vacations in Jackson Hole Wyoming ~ Golden Days

The Gros Ventre River Ranch provides one of the best dude ranch vacations in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, complete with horseback riding, fly fishing, gorgeous scenery, and delicious food! Fall is arguably our favorite time of the year here at the ranch ~ as the temperatures in the valley drop, the willows and aspens in the valley change colors, and for a few weeks, Jackson Hole turns golden. Whether our guests are driving to the town of Jackson, summiting West Ridge on horseback, hiking by the river, or fly fishing in … Continue reading

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