What to Bring to a Dude Ranch

“What do I need to bring?” is a common question we hear from new guests coming to our dude ranch. Here’s what to bring to a dude ranch (ours, anyway):

Suggested Items

    • Hat: For the sun and style
    • Jeans: best for horseback riding
    • Footwear: Boots with heel for riding,  Shoes or good sandals for hiking and canoeing.  The barn has a basketball court, so if your interested throw in the athletic shoes too.
  • Socks: bring plenty.
  • Layers: For sun and brush protection and varied conditions. Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light Jacket/ rain gear: rides go rain or shine- weather is unpredictable
  • Flashlights/headlamps: night hikes, bug hunts, and finding your cabin in the dark (we sell black diamond/petzl lamps at the Trading Co.)
  • Swimsuit: Pool, hot tub, river swim or canoeing
  • Summer Clothing: shorts, cool and comfortable for hikes or climbing

Note:  There is a washer and dryer available for your convenience (detergent provided)

Other Handy Stuff:

  • Sunglasses
  • Personal toiletry items
  • Chapstick
  • Prescription medications
  • Hand lotion
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Allergies?  We have dust, hair, and everything green here…

The Most Important Answer to the “What to Bring to a Dude Ranch” Question

Be sure you bring an adventurous attitude!!

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