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More Top Ranches in the US

Steep, snowy mountains provide a stunning backdrop at 63 Ranch in Livingston, Montana

You've seen GAYOT's Top 10 Ranches in the U.S. list. Here are a few more decadently wild dude ranches to keep you feeling right at home on the range.


C Lazy U Guest Ranch in Colorado

C Lazy U Guest Ranch

While summer seems the obvious season to visit a ranch, C Lazy U Guest Ranch likes to emphasize its winter season.


Cattle herding at Bar H Bar Ranch in Soda Springs, Idaho

Soda Springs
Bar H Bar Ranch

The nearly 12,000-acre ranch sits at the edge of the Caribou National Forest, home to elk and moose. Guests stay in rooms in the original ranch bunkhouse and dine on family-style meals


63 Ranch in Livingston, Montana

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch

Sprawling across 8,000 wooded acres, this ranch enjoys a perfect location for horseback riding and hiking.

The 63 Ranch

Dating back to 1863, The 63 Ranch was the first dude ranch in Montana to be declared a National Historic Monument.

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Located on 6,600 acres of untamed Montana wilderness, this (almost) all-inclusive luxury property offers a great family escape.


Cibolo Creek Ranch

Architecturally, this property wins our vote. Notable on-site attractions include: pioneer ruins and accessible Native American caves.


At CM Ranch in Wyoming, down-home highlights range from square dance lessons to evening cowboy poetry

CM Ranch

While most ranches are family-oriented, this one is more so, with its kid-friendly dining, log houses and supervised activities such as roping a "dummy" steer.

UXU Ranch

If you're looking for a well-rounded getaway, UXU Ranch offers a dose of just about everything.



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