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Exeter, New Hampshire
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Covered Wagon Ranch has everything you want and nothing you don't-- rustic but comfortable cabins, hearty home-cooked food, spectacular country, friendly yet professional staff, including skilled wranglers. But it's the horses who make this trip so special. Ranch owners Kurt and Melissa have put together a herd of 70+ horses whose heart and athleticism is truly humbling, and who can...

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We recently spent five days at Covered Wagon Ranch, and all we can say is that this was the greatest vacation experience ever! There is not one single thing that could have been better or different – the experience was absolutely perfect! The ranch is located in some of the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen – just driving...

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1Thank EarlBiringer
Carefree, Arizona
Reviewed 12 June 2013

If you are considering a Western experience with horseback riding, don’t trot but gallop to the Covered Wagon Ranch. Located in a spectacular setting one hour from Bozeman, Montana, this facility has rustic, clean cabins; good, plentiful food; wonderful ambiance; and most importantly, great horses. The owners, Kurt and Melissa will match your prior riding experience perfectly (from never ridden...

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1Thank Bob B
Riverside, California
Reviewed 11 June 2013

From the moment we stepped into the Lodge on Saturday night at dinner time, until we left the ranch the following Sunday, my husband and I felt like we were were visiting our extended family. Kurt and Melissa, the owners, make each and every guest feel especially welcome and appreciated. Service is outstanding, the food plentiful and absolutely delicious, the...

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Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This was our first experience with a dude ranch vacation so I did quite a bit of research before booking. Many reviews state that the descriptions on websites don't match reality. This is not the case with Covered Wagon. What you see on the website is what you get. The owners, Kurt and Melissa, set the tone for a great...

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2Thank TheMorgansinGA
Spokane, Washington, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2013

From the service to the scenery, it's all here. There's just something about this place that makes you never want to leave. This was my first trip to a ranch and I won't go anywhere else...however, next time I will stay for a longer period of time. The staff is very accommodating...our wranglers were fantastic...the food was excellent. Fewer cabins...

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4Thank KathleenO7
Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Wanna be a cowboy or a cowgirl in style? Wanna dine & mingle with other fun and interesting people? Looking for good times and lasting memories? This is the place! Put on your boots and let the horse do the walking. Travel by horseback and enjoy the vast and beautiful wonders of Montana's pristine interior or put your feet up...

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2Thank cowgurl_11
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 November 2012

If you Have never experienced time at a western ranch you are missing the chance of a lifetime. This was my second trip to a ranch and the covered wagon exceeded my first experience which I did not think possible. The staff was wonderful food excellent beautiful scenery great horses. Melissa and Kurt were very accommodating and knowledgeable about the...

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3Thank Haywo002
Anderson, Indiana
Reviewed 27 October 2012

if you enjoy mountains, horses, outdoors, and friendly people you need to visit the covered wagon ranch in montana. cabins are extreamly comfortable with wood burning fireplaces and claw foot tubs to soak in. the western decor makes you feel like you are visiting the old west. if you are a horse lover like i am you will truly enjoy...

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2012

As 'limeys' in cowboy country it was an amazing experience. The walking, running and riding are excellent and the staff professional, caring and very friendly. Mind you exercise is a must as the food is to die for !!! Home made cookies and wonderful cuisine US style with the odd European menu thrown in !! The ranch is run by...

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Additional Information about Covered Wagon Ranch

Address: 34035 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730-9635
Region: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Covered Wagon Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
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“I didn't see inside any of the other cabins but we had one of the original ones and it was perfect”
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“We prefer the cabins with gas heat but that is a personal choice the wood stove cabins are as nice.”
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“We only know about the three cabins we had....and loved them all....especially sitting in the rockers on the front porch.”
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