Bar W Guest Ranch
20% off Aug 26- Sept 1, 2018
Experience Montana’s “Secret Season” at the Bar W! Late August/early September are an ideal time to enjoy a Montana dude ranch vacation. Locals refer to this window as the “secret season” thanks to the extended summer weather and thinned out crowds. The diverse horseback riding program is suitable for all riding abilities and guests will experience trail rides, working cattle, and rodeo patterns. As a small ranch, the Bar W make it a priority to customize everyone’s vacation.
Guests can combine a visit to nearby Glacier National Park, located 25 miles away and featuring awe inspiring beauty. Take 20% off a 3 night or 6 dude ranch vacation the week of August 26 – September 1.
Cowgirl Up Weeks:
Ladies grab your best friends, sisters, daughters, and partners and saddle up for the vacation of a lifetime! Retreat to the beautiful Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish, MT for our 6 night all-inclusive get-away. This special package combines the best of both worlds, an iconic Western experience paired with some favorite indulgences including a 2 hour spa package and Vintner’s presentation.
Explore thousands of acres of trails, improve your horsemanship skills, work cattle, or simply kick back relax and let Montana surround you. In addition to the trails, novice and experienced riders will enjoy working cattle, barrel racing, and roping. Cowgirls will can also try their hand at skeet shooting, archery, fly casting, and hiking! After a full day of adventure ladies can soothe their muscles in our hot tub or head into town for a vibrant night of two-stepping at our local saloon.
2018 Dates: September 30-October 6, October 14-20
Cattle Drive Weeks:
At the Bar W, we have created a cattle drive adventure that rounds out all of the experiences of a cattle round up. Having participated in traditional cattle drives, we want our guests to experience the “best of” what a cattle drive offers. We’ll head out to the Blackfeet reservations to our base camp for four days and three nights. Guests will ride over 50,000 acres of Montana country, gather cattle, push the entire herd to the corrals, and work the herd. This adult centric week has a maximum capacity of 18 guests and welcomes all riding abilities. Join us for an authentic cowboy experience!
2018 Dates: June 9-16 and September 23-29
The Bar W is offering an all-inclusive package designed to be centered around photography. Experience what it is like to photograph Montana’s untamed beauty while honoring its quintessential Western heritage. Catering to amateurs and professional photographers, the Bar W offers a photography week every fall. This full week of unparalleled photo opportunities, both on and off the ranch, blends the splendor and beauty of Montana nature with the wildlife provided by the Triple D Game Farm. The week includes a herd of running horses, cowboys and cowgirls in full regalia, lake scenes, actions shots, portraits, and landscapes.
After a full day of photography, relax with our informal cocktail hour by the fire. Or, loosen up in our hot tub before a homemade dinner you will not soon forget. So grab your camera and prepare to be awed!
Scheduled for October 21-27, 2018
Adults Only Week:
Solo travelers, couples, and groups alike are invited to unwind for a 6-night getaway. Escape to beautiful Whitefish and experience for yourself some of the most unspoiled nature while exploring Montana’s spectacular and diverse scenery by horseback. The Adults Only Week at the Bar W is an all-inclusive retreat designed to allow you to relax, have fun and let your stress evaporate into the fresh mountain air.
2018 Dates: May 27- June 2, September 16-22, October 7-13
- Website www.thebarw.com
- Phone 866-828-2900
- Phone 406-863-9099