Unique Adventure Vacations at Red Horse Mountain Ranch

When you come to Red Horse Mountain Ranch, you can expect far more than your typical getaway. Whether traversing alpine terrain here on horseback or exploring the nearby Panhandle National Forests to blaze your own trails, our family dude ranch, a comfortable base camp, lends itself to unique adventure vacations. As such, many outdoor enthusiasts come to us looking for a place to relax and recharge after their daily excursions, and what they find goes well beyond their creative imaginations.

Dude Ranch Vacations | Unique Adventures

It doesn’t take long to realize we pride ourselves on offering something for everyone. Your week is yours to shape, whether horseback rides, the climbing wall, the shooting range, or serene moments in the Rockies. Our all-inclusive packages cater to families, couples, friends, singles, and large groups, ensuring everyone can find their inner wrangler. Guided activities are available for all, and for those who prefer to strike out on their own, self-guided adventures await. Here are the unique activities and adventures you’ll enjoy on the ranch.

  • Our challenge course and climbing wall feature ground-level obstacles and high-flying elements, like the 300-foot zipline, to test your physicality and mental fitness.
  • The MegaZip is a 1500-foot-long adrenaline-pumping experience that sends thrill seekers on a 30-mile-per-hour ride into the pond. It’s perfect for hot Idaho summer afternoons.
  • Hitting the trails on our full-suspension mountain bikes will surely push your mental and physical limitations while providing a comfortable ride. You’re in for a treat at the ranch or national forests. We also offer guided rides along The Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes.
  • Experience the tranquility of Thompson Lake’s pristine waters on our guided kayak tours. Glide effortlessly through the shallow, wildlife-rich lake, soaking in the sights of osprey, bald eagles, and other native creatures, all while our guides ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure.
  • Start your day with an invigorating hike to get your heart pumping. Head to the national forests for a tranquil adventure or explore the scenic onsite trails at your own pace with leisurely, self-guided hiking options.
  • Discover the wild and scenic St. Joe River on a guided fishing adventure with White Pine Outfitters. Let us know when you’d like to go, and we’ll schedule it with them.

All-Day and Scenic Horseback Riding in Idaho

Enjoy an all-day horseback ride, venturing through backwoods, creek basins, and mountain ridgelines for stunning views. Pack a lunch for your saddle bag and dress in layers for changing weather conditions. Expect elevation changes of up to 5,000 feet during the approximately 6-hour ride, returning to the ranch by mid-afternoon. Each morning, your horse awaits, saddled and ready, courtesy of our attentive wranglers. They ensure your comfort and proper gear before you embark on scenic trails climbing into the surrounding mountains. Ride through pastures, open trails, hillsides, and wooded paths—don’t forget your camera!

Unique Adventure Vacations Are for Kids Too

During our summer all-inclusive Family Vacation Weeks, enjoy the Kids Program tailored for ages three to ten but open to all. Witness your child’s confidence grow through thrilling adventures like soaring on the flying squirrel, horseback riding, and conquering the climbing wall. From kayaking to archery, biking, and more, rest assured they’re in safe hands with our attentive wranglers, giving you peace of mind to join or pursue your own adventures. With over a decade of experience, we ensure your children will have the time of their lives. They’ll make new friends, enjoy exciting adventures, and hit their pillows with such enthusiasm you may even hear them snoring.

Idaho’s All-Inclusive Guest Ranch Resort

If you regularly daydream about unique adventure vacations but don’t like the idea of “roughing it,” look no further than Red Horse Mountain Ranch. Our all-inclusive dude ranch not only offers the ultimate basecamp for your everyday escapades but also serves as the perfect place to make memories in comfort with those who matter most. Check out our authentic log cabins and lodge suites today!