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Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast

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Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 10 December 2012

My wife and I wanted to visit John Day and a couple other outdoorsy things. She found the ranch which sounded like our cup of tea. Got there with no issues and check in was simple. Went over and petted a couple horses and then enjoyed the dinner we brought as we watched deer graze in the field right behind...

2Thank Steven F
Prospect, Oregon
Reviewed 25 October 2012

This B & B is set in the high desert of north-central Oregon. The roads are twisty and fun and very well maintained, so it's easy to get there. The scenery is stunningly beautiful and changes with the light so that there are constant opportunities for photography. The house is warm and welcoming as are the owners and staff. They...

2Thank SOInnKeeper
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We are repeat visitors and find the ranch as enjoyable as in the past. Accomodations are rustic but exceptionally clean and orderly. We recommend enjoying the expansive breakfast (provided) and bringing food for your own preparation in the evenings. Dining in Fossil is beyond unexceptional and the Condon Hotel (20 miles distant) has closed its dining room. The ranch has...

2Thank davide542
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 6 September 2012

We celebrated my 65th BD at The Wilson Ranches Retreat over Labor Day Weekend 2012! We had the best time! We loved the breakfasts-included in your stay and we also bbqd for our dinners! The experience exceeded our expectations with so much detail! We had a blast with The Wilson Family and The Guests too! We loved horseback riding also!...

2Thank Nancy M
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 17 July 2012

My family stayed for three nights and the children all went horseback riding. The breakfasts were very large and very flavorful, and the hosts are very personable. You can borrow VCR tapes to watch in your rooms and there are board games available for your use. Wifi is also available for those who just can't totally disconnect. They also recommended...

Thank Dalyman
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Our trip to the U.S.A included a 5 night stay at Wilson Ranches Retreat, a true working ranch just west of Fossil, Oregon. Our first breakfast set the tone for the whole stay. Phil and Nancy Wilson cook the breakfast (too much to eat!) for an eight o'clock start and all the guests eat around the dining table with Phil...

3Thank Geoffrey R
Shelton WA
Reviewed 27 April 2012

My husband picked out Wilson Ranches for an overnight stay on one of our treks between the Tri-Cities in WA and Boise, so I could visit the John Day Fossil Beds. I'd wanted to make the side trip for five or six years, and we finally did it. I am so glad we did. The fossil beds were amazing, the...

1Thank LizG_7
Blue River, Oregon
Reviewed 6 April 2012

This is our 3rd visit to Wilson Ranch. We've been taking our grandchildren during Spring Break and I can't say enough good things about the experience. We all get a little riding in, but the ranch offers more than that. The ranch house is charming, the bedding is comfy, the breakfasts are great, and Phil and Nancy Wilson are full...

Thank artsy57
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Summer 2010: Spending time with my daughter is always priceless. Spending a couple days at Wilson Ranch with my daughter was not only priceless but an experience we both will forever ever cherish. Leaving the big city lights for vibrant star filled nights, leaving traffic for awesome horses, having the best home cooked meals, enjoying hospitality second to done (...

1Thank Barry H
Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2011

We had a marvelous week here and enjoyed every minute. Phil and Nancy were great hosts and the breakfasts were the best we had in our stay in the US. The place was spotless with comfortable beds and beautiful linen. My sister was able to try her hand at 'Western' riding and went for fabulous rides in the mountains. Nancy...

1Thank Torrs1

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wilson Ranches is a 9,000 acre cattle and hay ranch three miles West of Fossil, Oregon. The Retreat has six ranch style guest rooms, two common baths, two private baths, and a spacious living and dining room. Enjoy horseback riding in a geologically and historically rich area of Wheeler County. Wheeler County is home of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and has the richest find of prehistoric fossils in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast

Address: 15809 Butte Creek Ln, PO Box 274, Fossil, OR 97830-8339
Region: United States > Oregon > Fossil
Price Range: RM346 - RM652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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