Gros Ventre River Ranch Blog


September 2, 2015

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


July 30, 2015

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

Your Wyoming Summer Vacation

April 22, 2015

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


April 8, 2015

It is currently snowing outside, which is yet another reason why we are excited for summer in Jackson Hole! We are pretty accustomed to crazy weather, it comes with the territory of living in the Tetons. That being said, the unpredictable spring conditions just increase our excitement for the summer ahead! We know that the extra snow and rain is actually a good thing. It means a beautiful landscape will soon be here, full of lush green grass, new leaves shining in the sun, and endless fields of the most … Continue reading

Horseback Riding in Jackson Hole

March 25, 2015

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


March 11, 2015

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


February 4, 2015


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

Grand Teton Wildlife Sightings at the GVRR

October 21, 2014

We have had many Grand Teton wildlife sightings at the Gros Ventre River Ranch in the last few weeks. The moose, deer, bison, and antelope have been out and about trying to enjoy the last bits of warm weather. During the next few weeks we can expect to see elk migrating by the thousands through the valley to the National Elk Refuge where they will spend the cold winter months. Other members of the Grand Teton wildlife family will embrace the snow and continue to visit us often. We even … Continue reading

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

October 1, 2014

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

Dude Ranch Vacations in Jackson Hole Wyoming ~ Golden Days

September 22, 2014

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