A Warm Western Family Welcome
Our ranch is family owned and operated and has been on this site since 1923 as a dude ranch. The oldest and most historic in the region. It has the most idyllic of settings set in a high sided valley, with rugged cliffs and grassed valley bottom next to a pure clean river within the Shoshone National Forest , half way along the “most scenic 52 miles in the USA ” .Yellowstone Highway. We are 20 minutes from Yellowstone East Gate . We consistently get rated at 4+ stars and have only 9 exclusive log cabins , every one with unique and locally hand crafted furniture, the beds being simply beautiful Aspen log from local forests, the cabins are all unique in design and configuration that are spread out in the forest, most with mountain views and views of horses on the corral. We have a maximum capacity of 35 guests so it never feels busy and always is a personal feel to your experience.
We are very well known for our wildlife tours and our photography opportunities. so if you love wildlife up close, you love horses and you love the fresh air of the high mountains the lodge is set at 6,600ft up in the Rockies, you will simply love the UXU.
We are a specialist Dude Ranch providing our guests with full week Dude Packages, 7 nights full board, this includes for 2015 as many horse rides as you wish, guided tours to Yellowstone, trips to the Cody Night Rodeo June to August. and as much local river fishing as you can fit in. We have all you can eat style dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide all that you will need to have the most exciting or the most relaxing vacation you could desire. Our horses are hand picked for you to suit your experience and desires… laid back and slow for the beginners and energy and character for the experienced. We have quiet weeks for those who want to absorb the peace of the forest and family weeks where kids can make friends for life. We have activities every day if you want them, Horse drive and round up, scenic river rafting, children can paint a horse, make hats and we can have horse games when time allows, roping lessons and many more.
What makes our Ranch so different and special is the character and western adventure you will embark upon, with cowboys sat by the fire each evening telling tall stories. We have a cowboy breakfast on a Thursday morning when you can ride early and arrive in the forest at our breakfast cook out site. There you will be served a freshly made cowboy breakfast while the horses graze. We will make your experience one to laugh and smile about for years to come. From $1498 to $1998 per week depending on the cabin you choose and time of the year for everyone above the age of 18 years old , 8 to 18 get a $300 discount . Below 8 years old we charge just $300 per week,
under 5 stay for free! We have a beautiful rustic restaurant furnished with locally made stunning tables and chairs making a natural experience whilst eating great wholesome western food. A inviting bar for those late night stories and staff that are here to look after every detail for you.
For that special vacation where we do ALL the work come and stay with us, we are certain you will have the time of your life taking mountain trails or the most relaxing week listening to the sound of the River and the birds and squirrels who will be keeping you company. Without doubt the best riding trails in the region and the best setting you can imagine. (001) from outside the USA then 307 587 2143 and we will arrange the rest ! Happy trails !!