What to Bring to Elkhorn Ranch

Packing Suggestions from the Old Hands

Basics to Bring for Your Montana Dude Ranch Getaway

  • Long sleeve shirt for riding (thicker for warmth or lightweight for sun protection)
  • Turtleneck
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Bathing suit (Especially for Peanuts!)
  • Riding jeans (if these are a little long and not real baggy they work better)
  • Slacks or skirts for after riding and dinner (something comfortable after a day in the saddle)
  • Jacket
  • Fleece vest
  • Fleece
  • Sneakers, flip flops/sandals
  • Hiking shoes or hiking boots if you're a walker
  • Slip-on cowboy boots (available for loan)
  • Ball cap or cowboy hat for weather and sun (cowboy hats available for loan)
  • Pajamas
  • Underwear
  • Silk long johns/tights/biking shorts – you may want them for either warmth or to prevent chafing
  • Socks – including tube socks or something long enough to reach above boot top)
  • Square dance outfit (clean clothes, long skirt, etc.)
  • Dob kit: personal items including moisturizer, lip balm, sun block, bug repellent
  • Rain gear (slicker or jacket and pants – ponchos DO NOT work)
  • Belts, etc.

Optional Items

  • Binoculars
  • Camera, charger
  • Croakies
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves

What We Provide on Loan for Guests (Feel Free to Bring Your Own)

Slip on cowboy boots

Cowboy hats

What to pack for a dude ranch

Elkhorn Dude Ranch Montana near Yellowstone

Book a Winter Sleigh Ride

Starting Mid December Elkhorn Ranch offers horse drawn sleigh rides with either a lunch or dinner option.

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