Tanque Verde Ranch

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Tanque Verde Ranch Resort was named “Best Dude Ranch in Arizona” by Arizona Republic in 2012, as well as a “Top Ten Family Resort” by the Travel Channel since 2007, and a “Top Five Ranch” by Condé Nast Traveler in 2008, plus won the Silver for Outstanding Southwestern Cuisine by Tucson Lifestyle Magazine in 2013.

Tanque Verde Ranch is one of America’s old time cattle and guest ranches. Located on 60,000 acres of Tucson’s most breathtaking desert landscapes, nestled amongst the Rincon Mountains and adjacent to Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest.

Established in 1868, Tanque Verde Ranch is recognized as the last luxurious outpost of the old west providing guests with plush accommodations, unparalleled amenities and a vast array of exciting activities including horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, hiking and more!

La Sonora Spa is the perfect place for a bit of quiet relaxation, and the kids will love all the supervised children’s programs! Exquisite culinary experiences, several event venues and spectacular views of the mountainous desert landscape, provide the ideal backdrop for weddings and the perfect setting for meetings. Saddle up – getaway at one of the premier, all-inclusive dude ranches in the country.




  • Address 14301 East Speedway Tucson, Arizona 85748
  • Phone 520-731-5563
  • E-mail dude@tvgr.com
  • Category Arizona
  • Location Arizona, United States
  • Tags All-Levels, Beginner, Children's Programs, Conference Facilities, Corporate Events, Dancing, Experienced, Fishing, Golf, Handicapped, Hay Rides, Hiking, Horseback Instruction, Horseback riding, Indoor Pool, Intermediate, Library, massages, Roping, Shopping, Swimming, Tennis, Trail Rides, Weddings


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Tanque Verde Ranch
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Ranch Type / Accomodations :

Western Experiences & Actvities:
•Bird Watching •Cattle Drives •Hay Rides •Horseback Instruction •Horseback Riding •Trail Rides •Children’s Programs •Dancing •Fishing •Golf •Hiking •Shopping •Swimming •Tennis •Wildlife Viewing

Ranch Amenities:
•Bar •Handicapped •Hot Tub •Indoor Pool •Library •Massages •Singles Only Vacation

Riding Skill Levels:
•Beginner •Intermediate •Experienced •All-Levels

•Conference Facilities •Corporate Events •Family Reunions •Weddings

Operating Months:
•Year-Round •January •February •March •April •May •June •July •August •September •October •November •December

Ranch Type / Accomodations : One of the most distinctive resorts in Tucson, Tanque Verde Ranch offers a variety of lodging options that provide guests with spectacular scenic views of the desert and mountains. Kick-back and relax in the luxury of your room, tastefully decorated in rich southwestern style.

Traditional adobe walls and Santa Fe style architecture perfectly complement the beauty of the natural surroundings. Tanque Verde lodging is comfortable and inviting, combining the spirit of the Old West with today’s modern amenities.

This Historic Cattle Ranch (1868) with 69 guest accommodations is divided into three room types – Sala Rooms, Casita Jr. Suites and Hacienda Suites. All rooms reflect Southwest and Sonoran architecture, have full, private baths, most with fireplaces and all with expansive views of the desert and mountains.

Western Experiences & Actvities: Offering an abundance of activities for all ages, there is never a dull moment at Tanque Verde Ranch. Whether you’re seeking to explore the desert and mountains, relax and reconnect with yourself, satisfy a creative craving, or burn up some energy with a challenging game, the Ranch offers a variety of activities to help you make the most of your dude ranch vacation!

Choose from horseback riding, guided hiking and biking, swimming, dancing and fishing. Tanque Verde also has several tennis and basketball courts for guests to take advantage of.

While in Tucson, check out a variety of unique off-site activities, which include downhill skiing, golfing, cave exploring, mountain climbing and more!

Beginner rides • Advanced rides • Intermediate rides • Family rides • Kid only rides • Half day rides • Group lessons • Private lessons • Team penning • Biking • Billiards • Bird Watching • Cattle work • Children’s Program(3-5) • Children’s Program(6-8) • Children’s Program(9-12) • Children’s Program(13-17) • Babysitting Available • Fishing • Guided Fishing • Golf on or nearby • Hiking • Hay Rides • Evening programs • National Park Trips • Nature Programs • Roping • Rodeos • Spa Services • Western Dancing • Wild life Viewing • Yoga

Ranch Amenities: Our activities will engage, educate, and entertain, in addition to teach kids the importance of working together. Our activities include horseback riding, tennis, hiking, arts and crafts, swimming and nature programs, just to name a few. Our caring and knowledgeable team will ensure a safe and fun experience for your child.

Tanque Verde Ranch offers a highly acclaimed counselor-supervised daily Kids Club (ages 4-12). Activities for under the age of 4 are also available upon request. Cost is complimentary to all guests in an all-inclusive package.

• Airport Shuttle • Fitness Center • Handicap Accessible • WIFI • Hot tub • Massages available • Swimming pool • Tennis Court • La Sonora Spa available upon request • Alcoholic beverages available

Other: • Cattle Drive • Conferences • Family Reunions • Girlfriend Getaways • Horse Clinics • Pack Trips • Weddings