• Welcome
    to Blacktail Ranch!
  • Experience
    a Montana Dude Ranch Vacation.
  • Explore
    natural beauty and area history.
  • Sleep
    in warm and cozy cabins.
  • Dine
    on hearty home-style cooking.
  • Enjoy living
    the good life at Blacktail Ranch!
Welcome to the Blacktail Ranch

A historic Montana Dude Ranch 1 hour from Great Falls and Helena, Montana.

Are you ready for an exciting yet relaxing experience? Come discover the beauty and partake in new adventures on our historic Montana dude ranch located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at the base of the Continental Divide. The Blacktail Ranch is surrounded by mountains, fields and forests with a clear sparkling river running through it. Here in the Montana wilderness we have been hosting guests for more than forty years, our emphasis has always been good service and high quality experiences for our visitors. From the moment you arrive with your first “Howdy” we strive for real down home hospitality. This working guest ranch on eight thousand acres of spectacular Big Sky country is perfect for individuals, family vacations or reunions and gatherings of all kinds. The magnificent setting and professional helpful staff guarantees a vacation that will provide memories that will last a lifetime.

All-Inclusive Montana Dude Ranch: Dining, Lodging and More!

Take the worry out of vacation planning and enjoy the comfort and ease of an all-inclusive Montana Dude Ranch Vacation. Rates include accommodations in one of seven lodge guest rooms, or in a private cabin, plus three delicious meals a day, ranch activities and round trip transportation to and from Great Falls International Airport.

Activities at Our Montana Dude Ranch

Try your hand at fly fishing or river rafting on one of Montana’s premier rivers, enjoy bird watching, cave exploring, wildlife viewing, swimming in the creek or spend the afternoon in the shade of the big Cottonwood trees. Best of all, go horseback riding! Blacktail Ranch’s trails, guides and horses can accommodate all kinds of riders from beginners to advanced – everyone’s welcome!

Join us for the Fall Round up!

Get ready for the time of your life! As the summer will be drawing to a close and the cows want to head home before the snow begins to fall, join us for the fall round up, August 25th – 31 st and September 1st – 7 th.  Help us find those strays and bring them back to the heard as we  “Head UP The Creek” to round up Cattle from the hillsides and creek drainages. Let’s pack a lunch, leave right after breakfast to begin our daily mountain adventure.  Riding with our experience and knowledgeable “real Montana cowboys” will be an experience you will long remember.