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Ranch Vacation

at the Paintrock Canyon Ranch

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Paint Rock Canyon Ranch, Wyoming

June 9 - 14, 2024

Join us for a five night stay exploring the vast and varying landscapes of the Paintrock Canyon Ranch on horseback.

Paintrock Canyon Ranch

The Paintrock Canyon Ranch sprawls across northern Wyoming, made up of rolling meadows and streams carving through high alpine valleys. The ranch’s landscape is characterized by the Paintrock Canyon, which starts at the ranch headquarters and meanders for 8 miles, opening into the Paintrock basin at foot of Cloud Peak, the highest peak in the Bighorn range. The Canyon itself is shaped by steep limestone slopes that climb thousands of feet high above the trail. Red sandstone cliffs, whose color transforms from deep orange to burgundy red with the changing light, rise above the meadows surrounding the ranch’s headquarters. At the bottom of the canyon is Paintrock Creek, widely known to be one of the best fisheries in the region for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout. Wildlife is plenty– bobcat, elk, mule and whitetail deer, pronghorn and bears all roam freely.

The Program

Guests will spend five nights in a basecamp next to Paintrock Creek, fully immersed in nature and the ranch. Each day will bring new adventure on horseback, riding beneath the red hills and learning about the geological and human history of the area. Practice your horsemanship with your personal wrangler as you lope through the meadows of Lumen Canyon or ride through the Beefmaster herd to learn about how Ranchlands manages our large-scale cattle ranches. In the afternoon try your hand at leatherworking or fly fishing, or just grab a book to relax or take a cold plunge in the creek. Enjoy  dinner before gathering around the campfire to tell stories from the day and watch the stars come out.

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Accommodations

Guests will stay in fully furnished, safari-style canvas tents. The accommodations at Paintrock Canyon Ranch are meant to bring you as close to nature with all of the amenities of home, including a warm shower and comfortable mattress. All tents are private.

Food

All meals will be creatively prepared by a private chef in an open fire “kitchen”, featuring Ranchlands beef and local ingredients whenever possible. Meals at the ranch are seated, but casual and friendly and accompanied by wine and beer. Lunch is packed in your saddlebag each day and enjoyed in the field. We are happy to accommodate all dietary preferences with advance notice.

Sample Itinerary

8:00 a.m. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee and breakfast next to the creek.

9:00 a.m. Collect your lunch for the day and meet your horse and wrangler for the day.

9:45 a.m. Ride out from corrals and head up Lumen Canyon. Take in the view of the red walls, lush green fields of the ranch, and meandering creek below or explore a bit faster and canter through hilltop meadows.

12:00 p.m. Break for lunch in the field

2:00 p.m. Ride back to camp and relax before afternoon activities.

3:00 p.m. Learn to throw a rope or grab a fly fishing rod and walk down the creek to one of the many fishing holes.

6:00 p.m. Dinner, drinks and a campfire under a blanket of stars.

Rates

$3950 includes all activities, amenities and meals. Tax and gratuity not included.

Please reach out to us with any questions at: stay@ranchlands.com or 719-641-2089.

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