Goosewing Ranch offers an opportunity to experience a corner of North Americas wildest country as it has been for over a hundred years. At an elevation of 7,000 feet, this secluded retreat sits deep in the heart of the Gros Ventre River Valley and is host to elk, moose, bear and eagles and spectacular scenery. You may recognise it, as The Little House on The Praire was filmed here!
The ranch is open early June to the end of September, 3 night stays begin on a Sunday or Thursday, 4 night stays begin on a Sunday or Wednesday, 6 night or 7 night stays must start on a Sunday.
The remote location allows for excellent riding through breathtaking countryside. The ranch can cater for all riding abilities, if you just want to walk and enjoy the scenery, they have the perfect trail or if you want to trot and lope, they have perfect trails for this aswell. Each ride is limited to 6 or 7 horses per wrangler, riding lessons are available in the arena, there is a weight limit of 250lbs for all riders. Children 6 and over may ride on the trails.
There are up to two hours of childrens activities per day between mid Jun and the end of August. Activities include arts and crafts, nature hikes, pony rides and lawn games and even a kids rodeo. The ranch also offers a heated swimming pool.
The ranch offers trips to Jackson, rodeo visits (seasonal), white water rafting trips and hikes. In the evening guests gather in the loft bar to lounge around or play pool. Meals are served in the main lodge and lunches are normally trail side picnics. For dinner, you can enjoy themed dinners and once a week there is a cookout with live entertainment. There is a liquour license at the ranch and a daily cocktail hour. If you would to bring your own alcohol, there is a $10 corkage fee.
The nearest airport to Goosewing Ranch is Jackson Hole which is only 30 miles away.