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What All-Inclusive Means to Us

Have you ever considered an all-inclusive vacation? Have you experienced one that’s advertised as all-inclusive but turns out not to be? The Gros Ventre River Ranch IS all-inclusive and here’s what that means to us: Accommodations: Our rates cover comfortable lodging in our log cabins or lodges. All rooms are cozy, clean, and beautifully decorated in Western style. Some rooms even have wood stoves and direct views of the mountains. Dining: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and three appetizer hours are included in our rates, so you won’t ever have to worry … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Area Highlights

There are numerous ranches to choose from in the Jackson Hole Valley, and even more if vacationers look to other areas in Wyoming, or to Montana and Colorado. We are asked frequently by potential guests, “So, what makes the Gros Ventre River Ranch’s Jackson Hole location stand out? Why should I stay with you? What is there to do off of the ranch?” During your stay with us you’ll get to experience stunning horseback riding, excellent cuisine, and world class fly fishing. But that’s not all; GVRR is also an … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Ranch Updates

Big things are happening at the ranch this summer! We can’t believe it is already the middle of August. Our ranch has had a wonderful and productive summer. First and foremost, we are excited to announce that we have been working hard to clear more trails. After a bulldozer and forty-eight hours of work to undo road damage, our beloved Lucy Hill picnic spot is accessible. On Thursdays, our guests  have been enjoying picnic lunches with stunning views. Our wonderful photographer Neal Henderson accompanies us up to the hill to … Continue reading

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Cuisine at the Gros Ventre River Ranch

GVRR Food Highlights When people consider the food experience on a dude ranch in they likely think of enjoying bison, elk, venison, and other delectable Western dishes. While we serve these classics, we also provide our guests  dishes they may not expect, such as our grilled salmon with tomato caper compound butter: In addition to the salmon, we also serve pan seared scallops complimented by cranberry brown rice. So, seafood lovers fear no more that you’ll have to go without for your week with us! Secondly, our potential guests should … Continue reading

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Gros Ventre River Ranch’s Special Rides

Not Every Ride is the Same at the GVRR In addition to our trail rides of varying levels, we offer an all-day ride, lunch picnic ride, a breakfast ride, and team penning/sorting. Our all-day ride on Wednesday provides guests the special opportunity to travel further into the country on horseback than is possible on a morning or afternoon ride. This ride gives guests the chance to feel like true cowboys and cowgirls exploring the West. The ride leaves at 9 am and returns around 3 pm. At lunchtime, guests will … Continue reading

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Why a Ranch Vacation is Better than Your Other Idea

For lucky families, there are countless annual vacation options, domestic and international. So, what sets the Gros Ventre River Ranch apart from Europe, Asia, Disney World, the Carribean or even a hotel in Jackson? For many previous guests, it is safe to say that one word comes to mind when they reflect on their vacation at the Gros Ventre River Ranch: peace. Because we only host around forty guests per week, our ranch never feels crowded. This distinguishes us from other options, such as touring large cities. Even the small … Continue reading

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DUDE RANCHING: IT’S ABOUT PEOPLE

Each week at the Gros Ventre River Ranch may seem similar in many ways. Our staff, our horses, and our activities stay the same week after week for the duration of our summer season. This helps ensure that we perfect our operation with the hopes of providing an outstanding dude ranch experience for all of our guests. However, the change that we do experience weekly is our guests. They join us from all over the country, and all over the world. Many come with their immediate family units, while others come … Continue reading

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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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JACKSON HOLE ACTIVITIES

We offer a wide variety of activities here on the Gros Ventre River Ranch, however if you are interested in other Jackson Hole activities, your options are endless.  From hiking and biking to sky diving and hot air ballooning, there is something for everyone! For those interested in fly-fishing, you are in luck! The Jackson Hole valley hosts some of the most desired stretches of river in America. Beginner anglers, as well as lifelong enthusiasts, find joy on any of the beautiful rivers that are scattered through the valley. Classic … Continue reading

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