One of Idaho’s Best Kept Secrets

Idaho’s Red Horse Mountain Ranch Resort

Red Horse Mountain Ranch Family Resort in Idaho is known for its all inclusive dude ranch vacations including an extensive list of guided adventures, well appointed accommodations, first rate western hospitality, and a famous Kids’ Program for ages 3 and up. Located on 560 deeded acres, and over 300,000 acres of outfitter area, the ranch is a 1.5 hour drive from the Spokane International Airport, near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The ranch is a perfect location for a western dude ranch vacation. Full service, all-inclusive week long dude ranch vacations are available from June through October. Special weeks for solo travelers and old friends kick off our season with Single’s Week followed by our Early Summer Dude Ranch Vacations for adults and families with teenagers. All Inclusive Idaho family dude ranch resort  vacations are available from June through August for families with kids ages 3 and up. We conclude our season in the fall with adult oriented dude ranch vacations available in September and October. Special resort ranch weeks include Wine Tasting and our Girl’s Getaway weeks.

Red Horse Mountain Ranch is tucked away on a private road 5 miles off Highway 97 at the foothills of the Coeur d’Alene Mountains and surrounded by National Forest lands and private property. The landscape is diverse in it’s recreational amenities. Red Horse experiences all four seasons and is a summer dude ranch resort vacation opportunity from May to October for up to 65 guests.

The main 10,000 square foot lodge, 8 cabins, and vacation home have been expertly constructed with large logs and European style bedding. The ranch is situated at the base of Red Horse Mountain with Blue Lake Creek running through the heart of the valley. Rolling hills rise from the valley floor, offering unique vistas from a well-developed trail system surrounding the ranch. Local peaks 2000 feet above the ranch floor offer amazing views of Lake Coeur d’Alene, rivers and mountains, Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and even British Columbia on clear days.

Surrounding the resort ranch are a host of seasonal recreational opportunities. Lakes, designated wilderness, downhill and cross-country ski areas, mountain biking, nationally recognized golf courses, whitewater rafting, and resorts are within hours from the ranch. The region is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast providing diverse opportunities for camping, hiking, fishing, boating, hunting, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, golfing, rock climbing, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. The setting is one of Idaho’s perfect places for corporate retreats, family reunions, group meetings, and family ranch vacations.

2016 & 2017 Signature Ranch Winner

Best Horseback Riding Ranch
2014 Honorable Mention, 2016, 2017

Best Food / Dining / Meals
2014, 2016, 2017

Best Dude Ranch for Families
2013, 2016, 2017

Best Dude Ranches for Kids & Teens
2015, 2016, 2017

Best Dude Ranch for Fly Fishing
2016, 2017

Best Luxury Dude Ranches
2016, 2017

Best “Adult-Only Week” Dude Ranches
2016, 2017


2015 Winner, Best Ranch for all Ages

All Inclusive Dude Ranch Vacation Resort

Upcoming Family Dude Ranch Vacations

June, July, & August 2018

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  • Through June, July, and August, the ranch makes the perfect family dude ranch vacation spot. The ranch is in full swing with 5 to 8 different families staying on the ranch for a week in length. Each week the ranch has typically 7 to 15 kids in our kids program ranging from 3 to 11 years old. Family dude ranch vacations provide lots of family time, incredible food, and plenty of healthy outdoor adventure; we have the perfect family vacation for you.

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2018 Family Vacation Details

Sunday to Saturday.
6 nights & 5 days full days of guided actives, meals & drinks, accommodations, evening entertainment, and other ranch amenities. Your accommodations will be stocked with home amenities, warm blankets and comforters, and spacious outdoor decks. In the morning, you’ll rise to the smells of fresh pastries, hot coffee, and be set with your guides for another unforgettable day.The ranch has 8 cabins or up to 24 suites. Our accommodations are a rustic luxury and everything you’d expect from a great Rocky Mountain ranch is available during your family ranch vacation.
Kid’s Program (ages 3-10), Everyone gets their own horse for the week, Horseback riding, challenge course & zip lines, mountain biking, bike tours on the Trail of the Coeur d’Alene, 3D Archery, Sporting Clays, horseback lessons, hiking, kayaking tours, yoga, fitness hikes, rifle and shotgun shooting, and guided lake fishing. Self guided activities include a heated swimming pool, hot tubs, games, & fishing. The fishing pond also has fishing gear available at any time. The pond is stocked with trout, bass, crappie, and perch. There are some real hogs in the pond!
The chefs will delight you with daily fresh breads, wonderfully plated dinners, coursed dining, and buffets. Our menus are derived from seasonal favorites and grown and farmed exclusively in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Alaska. Our menu strives to be healthy and give you a taste of Pacific Northwest cuisine and the flare of a great western dude ranch. And we’re also including all alcohol & non-alcohol beverages in your stay as well. There are premium wines available for purchase, but house wines, regional beers, and spirits are all included, along with a long list of pops, juices, teas, coffee, and milk.
Our goal is to give you as much time to enjoy your family and friends, Idaho, and our ranch. So during your stay with us (Mom), we’ll be taking care of the laundry. Have your laundry bag set aside for the ranch staff and it will be delivered back to you folded and cleaned. (This should really be first in the list.)
With our famous Kids’ Program, parents can choose to take on the adult adventures during their week and know their children will be well cared for and have their own adventures at a child’s pace. You’ll meet back at lunch and dinner and hear all of the exciting adventures they were able to accomplish with our seasoned crew of Kids’ Adventure Guides. Zip lining, challenge course, rifle shooting, pottery barn, boat rides, horseback lessons, kayaking, and other adventures are some of the things the kids have full access to.

Upcoming Adult Weeks – Dude Ranch Vacations

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    Fall Adult Weeks: August & September 2017

    “It’s been too long, too hectic, I’ve got to get away, and we need this,” is what Red Horse Mountain Ranch is all about in the Fall. If you’ve done the bright-light metropolis and sandy beach, as fun as they are, maybe it’s time for a change of pace. You won’t have to worry about taxis, reservations, wallets, cell phone, or trying to find a quiet place to just be alone. This ranch vacation for adults is simple.  The ingredients are all here; adventure, rustic and cozy suites, well designed meals, hand crafted desserts, hot tubs,100 plus horses, a staff wanting to make your stay perfect, and a far off ranch nestled on 300,000 acres of the Idaho’s Rocky Mountains. See More....

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    Ladies Week Getaways: September 2017

    Hurry ladies…these weeks are a hit! Whether it’s mother-daughter time, a sister’s get-together, or just friends catching up, Girlfriend Getaway Week is the best dude ranch vacation to ensure that everyone will enjoy themselves. See More....

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    Single's Week: May 20-26 2018

    Now there’s no guarantee you’ll meet the love of your life. But you’ll be glad you ditched that dating Web site, hopped on a plane, and had the best time in Idaho at an award winning ranch.  This 6 night all-inclusive ranch holiday for singles includes your meals, adventures, accommodations, evening entertainment, and beverages. See More......

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    2018 Early Summer Adult Weeks: May & June

    Take advantage of a lower all-inclusive rate during our first two weeks of the summer season. For adults and families with teenagers, the ranch is in full swings, except for the kids’ program. This 6 night all-inclusive ranch holiday includes your meals, adventures, accommodations, evening entertainment, and beverages. It’s a perfect way to kick off an amazing summer for any family! See More....

2018 Family Reunions ~ Idaho Style!

  • Have you been tasked with finding the perfect location where everyone will be having fun? Got a budget in mind and have no desire to handle the traveling, meals, and adventures for 40 or maybe 60 people of all ages? Don’t blame you. Call the ranch and you’ll see from that moment on, you and your family will have no worries about their next big family reunion at Red Horse Mountain Ranch.

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Why Red Horse is a DRA member.

Members of the Dude Ranchers' AssociationRed Horse Mountain Ranch embraced the mission of the Dude Ranchers’ Association shortly after its first years in operation to provide returning guests and new guests with a guarantee of quality, safety, professionalism, and responsibility. All members of the Dude Ranchers’ Association must maintain a high quality of accommodations and services in a clean, friendly, safe, professional manner. Members must practice open and honest marketing and advertising when interacting with potential clientele. Members must adhere to all regulations, and provide information to clientele, concerning the responsible and sustainable use of resources. Members and the Association will work in cooperation with Federal and State land agencies to ensure the preservation of resources and habitat. Members must work together in an ethical manner in an effort to promote professional growth within the dude ranching industry.