Historic Dude Ranch one mile North of Yellowstone

Disconnect to reconnect with your loved ones in the rugged Montana mountains

Recharge by horseback riding into rugged Montana backcountry, fly fishing on blue-ribbon fishing streams, or heading a mile down the road into Yellowstone.

Elkhorn Ranch is the ideal family trip. Kids explore the ranch under the supervision of "Peanut Butter Mothers," Teens are given more freedom and independence to venture, and Adults get their own time with new friends and loved ones!

Come experience a century of tradition this summer.

Join the Elkhorn Ranch family!

Elkhorn Dude Ranch Montana near Yellowstone
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What You'll Find at the Ranch

Montana Horseback Riding

Montana Horseback Riding

Riding horses into the rugged mountains forms the core of our Montana dude ranch getaway. No matter your ability, we'll match you to a horse and take you places you'll never forget.

Ranch Activities

Ranch Activities

You'll never be bored at Elkhorn Ranch unless you want to be. Fly fishing, hiking, kids' programs, whitewater rafting, wildlife watching, and more await you.

Rustic Western Log Cabins

Rustic Western Log Cabins

Enjoy modern amenities in our comfortable and original log cabins near Yellowstone National Park. Each guest cabin is set apart to offer unique meadow views and comfortable privacy.


Give Your Kids Wings

Any dude ranch might bring out the confidence and competence in your kids, but this isn't 'any dude ranch.'

When it comes to children and teens at Elkhorn ranch, we have one philosophy: Make them feel special.

Through a powerful combination of family and individual activities and freedom they've probably never experienced, you'll watch your children spread their wings before your eyes.

Be a Part of History

Elkhorn Guest Ranch is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

"A stunning example of an intact, purpose-built dude ranch dating from the height of the dude ranching industry in the western United States."

- National Register of Historic Places

Ernest and Grace Miller founded Elkhorn Ranch in 1922 and built rustic cabins with logs and rock taken directly from the property.

See why the property and its way of life have stood the test of time.

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