Paradise Guest Ranch

282 Hunter Creek Rd., , off U.S. 16, Box 790, Buffalo, Wyoming, 82834, United States

Not only does this dude ranch 13 mi west of Buffalo have a stunning location at the base of some of the tallest mountains in the range, but it's also one of the oldest (circa 1907) and most progressive, as evidenced by its adults-only month (September) and two ladies' weeks. The rest of the summer has extensive children's programs, with everything from overnight pack trips to a kids' rodeo. Adult programs involve sing-alongs and fancy barbecues. The wranglers are very careful about matching riders to appropriate horses; multiday trips venture into the Bighorn National Forest and Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. Three full-time guides on staff take guests on fly-fishing excursions. Cabins are simple. Some have fireplaces; all have full baths and kitchenettes. There's a one-week minimum stay.

PROS

  • clean cabins with rustic, beautiful views
  • hospitable staff
  • good children's programs
  • ask about 30% June discounts

CONS

  • minimum stays
  • 11.5 mi to Buffalo
  • cold mornings until late spring

Location

QUICK FACTS

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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 307-684–7876 | 307-684–7380

HOTEL DETAILS

18 cabins
Rate Includes: Closed Oct.–Apr. All meals

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