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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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JACKSON HOLE FLY FISHING

Jackson Hole Fly Fishing is every anglers dream, and thankfully here at the Gros Ventre River Ranch that dream can become reality! With two miles of private river access to the Gros Ventre River, as well as two stocked ponds, your fishing options are plentiful! The fly fishing program at the Gros Ventre River ranch is wonderful for anglers of all abilities and ages. Whether you are a seasoned professional, or a kid who is just starting out your fly fishing career, we’ve got you covered! Our fishing program begins … Continue reading

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THE HISTORY OF THE GROS VENTRE RIVER RANCH

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the history of the Gros Ventre River Ranch? Well you are in luck! Ranch manager Tori McGough has complied a brief history—along with wonderful photographs—to share a bit more about our beloved ranch and how it has become the wonderful place that it is today! The ranch had a brush with disaster in 1925 when a nearby mountain collapsed in a massive landslide. The town of Kelly, downriver from the Ranch, was nearly wiped out and even Jackson, 18 miles distant, had … 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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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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Things to Do in Jackson Hole: 5 Must See Sights at the GVRR

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

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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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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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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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