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New Luxury 80,000-acre Paintrock Canyon Ranch opens in Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming

Guests will immerse themselves in ranch life, explore the surrounding areas on horseback, fly fish, hike, and experience the natural world in this unique landscape

Ranchlands has formally open the 80,000-acre Paintrock Canyon Ranch in the Bighorn Mountains. Accommodations are designed for guests to be as close to nature as possible, but with all the comforts of home. Large, safari-style tents are stylishly furnished with full-sized beds, bedside tables, dressers, and chairs. Meals are prepared by a private chef and incorporate Ranchlands beef, local produce, and dairy whenever possible.

Accommodation in luxury tents at the Paintrock ranch.
Accommodation in luxury tents at the Paintrock ranch.

Ranch Vacations are 5-nights and Pack Trips are 7-nights. including all meals, lodging and activities. The season runs from May-September. Ranchlands has been offering stays on their ranches in Colorado, Zapata Ranch and Chico Basin Ranch, for the past 24 years and the Paintrock brings together the best of those operations. The ranch’s range extends toward Cloud Peak, the highest mountain in the Bighorns, and is characterized by creeks, springs, meadows, and canyon walls reaching thousands of feet above.

Horseback treks at the ranch in paintrock ranch
Horseback treks at the ranch

The terrain changes from deep orange and burgundy sandstone hills to monolithic rock formations to high mountain meadows, pine forests and lakes. Ranch Vacations include 5-nights on the ranch and 4-days of riding amongst the varying ecosystems the Paintrock Canyon Ranch has to offer. Activities include taking a long canter to the top of Lumen Canyon or Courthouse Rock, spending the afternoon learning about the 2,000-year-old Native American petroglyphs at the Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site, or fly fishing in one the many fishing holes near camp.

Luxury glamping at Paintrock Canyon Ranch.
Luxury glamping at Paintrock Canyon Ranch.

The 7-night Pack Trips give guests the opportunity to explore the Paintrock Canyon Ranch before heading into the backcountry of the Bighorn National Forest on horseback. Mountain camp is simple but comfortable, based out of backpacking tents but complete with the comforts of a hot shower and meals prepared by a private chef over a campfire.

More information on booking here

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