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Wyoming Guest Ranches ~ Winter Update

Wyoming guest ranches experience sometimes harsh (but always fun!) winters, and we want to share some of our favorite winter moments so far with you! Winter here at the ranch is quiet ~ our last guests depart at the end of September, and our season doesn’t start again until the end of May. As the snow piles up, those of us who are lucky enough to live here year round see a dramatic shift in the activities we get to do.   Instead of horseback riding into the hills overlooking the … Continue reading

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Dude Ranch Vacations ~ 5 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for Summer!

Dude ranch vacations at the Gros Ventre River Ranch provide guests an authentic dude ranch experience, complete with fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking, biking and more in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. As the snow piles up around us, we can’t help but look forward to warm summer days, late sunsets and mornings and afternoons spent on horseback or fishing in the Gros Ventre River. Check out these five reasons why we can’t wait for June! The innovative, delicious cuisine our talented chefs cook up for us ~  Late afternoon thunderstorms … Continue reading

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Wyoming on Horseback

Are you interested in experiencing the great state of Wyoming on horseback? Look no further than the Gros Ventre River Ranch! We provide a variety of horseback rides here at the ranch. Rides range from beginner to advanced, and cover varied terrain in one of the most beautiful areas of Wyoming. Wade through the Gros Ventre River Ranch or Turpin Creek, lope through golden meadows of hay, climb the Gros Ventre foothills for incredible views of the Tetons, or practice your team sorting skills in our large arena ~ the possibilities are … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Dude Ranch ~ Happy New Years!

Happy New Year from our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch! As Sean and I enter our 14th year managing the ranch, we are continually thankful for Karl and Tina’s vision for the Gros Ventre River Ranch.  For those of you who do not know how this place came to be, I will give you a quick recap. After years of sharing ownership in a guest ranch in Jackson Hole, Karl and Tina sold their interest to their partner and started looking for a ranch of their own. Separately, they each came … Continue reading

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Guest Ranch in Jackson Hole Videos Part 2

Visiting a guest ranch in Jackson Hole is fun for families, friends, and singles. For the second post in our Guest Video series, we highlight a video taken by a group of girlfriends who visited the ranch in 2011. This video gives new visitors a look into a typical week in ranch life, from our amazing food, to our scenic rides, cattle work, and more! See our first video here: Gros Ventre River Ranch Vacation Stay tuned for more guest videos from our guest ranch in Jackson Hole!

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Dude Ranch in Jackson Hole Videos Part 1

The Gros Ventre River Ranch is a dude ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming ~ we offer horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking, hiking and more! This blog post is part one of a series in which we will be sharing videos that our guests have made here at the ranch over the years. Videos are a great way for new guests to get a taste of the ranch, as well as a wonderful way for previous guests to share their experiences! See our first video here: Gros Ventre River Ranch Stay tuned … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Dude Ranch: Winter Pasture

As many of our guests know, the horses at our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch head to Dubois for the winter, where the temperatures stay balmy and the snow doesn’t stick. The last of the horses left the ranch two weeks ago, and they all arrived healthy and ready for their vacation! Sean and Tori recently took a drive to visit them, and were happy to report that the horses looked better than ever. Their favorite sight was watching horses Ghost and Steel running around with mud all over their faces … Continue reading

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Wyoming Guest Ranches ~ Wildlife Sightings

Visits to Wyoming Guest Ranches afford guests magnificent wildlife sightings, ranging from bald eagles to moose to bighorn sheep. However, one of our favorite animals to spot are the black bears that stop by the ranch from time to time! This fall, we have had an adolescent cinnamon black bear decide to make the ranch his home, and we don’t blame him! The Gros Ventre River Ranch boasts incredible scenery, an intimate setting, delicious food and more, and there’s no doubt in our minds that he loves the ranch for … Continue reading

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Dude Ranch Cuisine ~ Gros Ventre River Ranch Brownies

Our chefs are constantly serving up fresh and innovative dude ranch cuisine here at the Gros Ventre River Ranch. Here is a recipe for one of our guest favorites, homemade deep dish campfire brownies! GVRR Campfire Brownies 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder ¾ teaspoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, melted 2 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 eggs 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips (can substitute peanut butter chips, white chocolate chips) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing in Jackson Hole: A Day in the Life of a Guide

There are many opportunities for fly fishing in Jackson Hole, but few compare to the personalized and private experience that we offer at the Gros Ventre River Ranch! In this blog post, we take you behind the scenes of our fly fishing program, and give you an exclusive look into a day in the life of our fishing guide. The fishing guide’s day starts with getting equipment ready for the day. He puts poles together for his private lessons, plans which section of the river he will be using, picks … Continue reading

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