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The Leading Guide to Guest and Resort, Fly-Fishing, and Cross-Country Skiing Ranches in the United States and Canada, 6th Edition.

A Texas Hill Country hideaway

Running-R Guest Ranch DUDE RANCH DEALS Established on an old cattle ranch in Bandera, Texas , the Running-R Guest Ranch is small–by design. The idea: you come as a guest and leave as a friend. “If you come here with your family, look forward to watching your children enjoy real freedom, to run and play […]


Eight great dude ranches for fly fishing

In the midst of summer’s heat, the picture of a handsome mountain lodge set beside a cold mountain stream is pretty inviting. Gaze at the image of Laramie River Dude Ranch, shown at left. Now picture yourself there, or at any of several amazing dude and guest ranch resorts that focus on fly fishing. Don’t […]


Why choose an historic ranch

The West’s historic dude ranches are unique. They tap into years of tradition and often, storied tales of pioneering the West. Recently, we talked about some of Montana’s historic ranches.  As a result of our story, Kelly Kelsy, from Nine Quarter Circle Ranch in Montana, wrote to tell us more about her historic ranch. Set […]