Gros Ventre River Ranch Blog

Wyoming Guest Ranch Vacations: Top 5 Sunsets

September 9, 2014

Wyoming Guest Ranch Vacations often provide views of beautiful sunsets, and the sunsets at the Gros Ventre River Ranch are no exception! In the summer, the sun sets behind the Teton Mountain Range, and turns our sky fiery shades of red, pink, and yellow. In the wintertime, the sun sets further south over the Tetons. Here are our Top 5 favorite GVRR sunsets ~  Sunset over the horse pasture at our Jackson Hole dude ranch ~ A gorgeous sunset as seen over Slide Lake, a 10 minute drive from the ranch ~ … Continue reading

Dude Ranch Vacations: Our Top 5 Reasons to Visit in Late Season

August 23, 2014

Dude ranch vacations are the perfect getaway for couples, friends, and more! We recommend visiting in the fall ~ our Top 5 reasons are listed below! Fall Colors: The fall colors are absolutely stunning in late August through the end of September! During this time, the Aspens and Willows turn golden and red, highlighting the beauty of the Jackson Hole valley. Fly Fishing: Looking to channel your inner Brad Pitt? (Aren’t we all?) The rivers are low in September, making it the ideal time to fly fish in the valley. … Continue reading

Best Fly Fishing Dude Ranch Experiences

August 5, 2014

The Gros Ventre River Ranch offers one of the best fly fishing dude ranch experiences in Jackson Hole! The Gros Ventre River Ranch has a mile and a half private stretch of the Gros Ventre River, and a full time fly fishing guide who offers a weekly fly fishing clinic, and daily guided half day lessons (the clinic and private lessons are included in our rates.) Both beginner and advanced fly fishermen (and women!) will find our fly fishing program to be informative and fun, and many of our guests find … Continue reading

Jackson Hole Hiking at the GVRR

July 22, 2014

Jackson Hole Hiking

We offer many different Jackson Hole hiking experiences at the Gros Ventre River Ranch, in addition to horseback riding, fly fishing, and mountain biking. Our hiking trails range from flat hikes in the Gros Ventre River valley, to more advanced hikes in the Gros Ventre Hills. Either way, our hikes afford incredible views around every corner, and an intimate view of untouched and wild Wyoming terrain. Below are some pictures from our hiking adventures at the Gros Ventre River Ranch ~ Interested in visiting a dude ranch? Contact us for more … Continue reading

Wyoming Horseback Riding Vacations ~ The Perfect GVRR Day

July 9, 2014

Wyoming horseback riding vacations ~ Gros Ventre River Ranch

Wyoming horseback riding vacations provide a relaxing and fun vacation for the whole family. We recently asked our guests and staff what their “perfect GVRR day” is, and we had an overwhelming consensus! Our perfect GVRR day consists of ~ A hearty breakfast in the Main Lodge dining room, overlooking the Gros Ventre River Wyoming horseback riding vacations would be incomplete without a scenic horseback ride! Ride up to Slide Lake overlook, and catch the morning light over the Red Hills Return to the ranch for a picnic lunch in the … Continue reading

Relax and Recharge: Outdoor Activities in Jackson Hole Wyoming

June 22, 2014

The Gros Ventre River Ranch offers many outdoor activities in Jackson Hole Wyoming, including horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, tubing and more! As many of us spend the majority of our working lives indoors, it is more important than ever to get outside and reconnect with the great outdoors, and there is no better place to do this than the GVRR. Being outside is a great way for families and friends to spend quality time together, and unplugging from our smartphones, computers, and ipads has been shown in … Continue reading

Guest Ranch in Wyoming ~ 2014 Season Opens

June 16, 2014

This last week, we welcomed guests back to our Guest Ranch in Wyoming for the season! Guests were greeted by beautiful weather, our friendly staff, incredible views of the Tetons, delicious food prepared by our talented chefs, and horseback rides in the scenic Gros Ventre region of Jackson Hole. The Gros Ventre River Ranch is open from June to September each year. June is characterized by cooler temperatures, abundant wildflowers, and wildlife sightings. Guest this week spotted a wolf, bald eagles, moose, marmots, and more! Please contact our Guest Ranch in … Continue reading

Exploring the Gros Ventre on Your Wyoming Dude Ranch Vacation

May 21, 2014

There are many exciting parts of the state to visit when on a Wyoming dude ranch vacation, and many of them are located in Jackson Hole. Just 18 miles from the town of Jackson lies the Gros Ventre, an area known for its beautiful rock formations, abundant wildlife, gorgeous views of the Tetons, mountain lakes and more! The Gros Ventre River Ranch is located in the Gros Ventre, and there are many sites to explore in our part of the valley. Listed below are just some of the treasures within … Continue reading

Jackson Hole Wildlife at the GVRR

May 12, 2014

We get to see many different animals come and go out of the valley, as Jackson Hole wildlife migrate in and out of the Gros Ventre and Antelope Flats regions. During the spring, the annual elk migration takes place, at which time the elk migrate out of the valley into the colder mountains, where they remain until the fall. Pronghorn Antelope and Bison return to the valley in the spring time, and we get to see herds of bison grazing in Antelope Flats and Mormon Row. Our year round wildlife, including … Continue reading

Things to Do in Jackson Hole: 5 Must See Sights at the GVRR

April 27, 2014

Looking for things to do in Jackson Hole? Look no further than the Gros Ventre River Ranch! The Gros Ventre River Ranch offers unparalleled scenic horseback rides, world class fly fishing on the Gros Ventre River, beginner to advanced hiking, gourmet cuisine, and more! Here are 5 must-sees we think all of our guests should see while at the Gros Ventre River Ranch ~ 1. The view of famed Slide Lake 2. Our wranglers working cattle in GVRR pasture 3.The view of the ranch from Weenie Hill 4. Sunset over … Continue reading