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French Broad Outpost Ranch

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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“dude ranch”(34 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Our family had an AMAZING time at the French Broad River Dude Ranch in the days before thanksgiving (Nov 2017). This was our second visit and we had a great time and WILL be back (already planning our next trip for this coming March 2018)....More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 29 November 2017

The atmosphere is great, the cabins and main restaurant are beautifully furnished and clean with a lot of adorable touches everywhere. The food is fantastic and the cook is very attentive to your needs. The wranglers were helpful and polite but not very talkative and...More

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Response from ShawnGannon, Owner at French Broad Outpost RanchResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for your review. It is a little unrealistic to expect to be able to come to a ranch for just 2 nights and get to "do what you want" on the couple of rides supplied just because you might be a "skilled" horse rider....More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

One day my wife asked me, "What if we all went to a dude ranch as a family?". Well, this concept had never even crossed my mind. With fall break approaching for our kids and nothing really planned, we talked it over, and decided to...More

Thank jwiz2016
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Probably not what you were expecting to read for a review about a dude ranch, but that's just what it was ... and just what we needed! We really didn't need 8 hours of challenging horseback riding ... a couple of hours each day was...More

Thank nottinghall
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic stay at the ranch and cannot thank Shawn and the team enough for such a brilliant week. The location of the ranch is stunning and we woke up to some of the most amazing sunrises. Before arriving we read all the...More

Thank Kirsty S
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Pool
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US$562 - US$1,124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$562 - US$1,124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from 80sgrl | Reviewed this property |
No. If you want a helmet you will have to bring your own.
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Michele N
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Response from nottinghall | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if you ended up going to the ranch, but there is Wi-Fi and no cell phone service. We had to travel 10 miles to get a connection.
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"We stayed Room #4 of the Lone Star Hotel. GREAT view of the ranch!"
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"Choose the hotel rooms over the saloon. For a larger group 6-10 they can give you a private cabin. The Depot..."
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"I loved being in the hotel portion. There are two buildings. Hotel is new and very neat."
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"Our room had a very comfortable king size bed with 2 bunk beds if needed. Complete with great AC &..."
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