The Ranch has Patagonia & First Ascent apparel, hats, mugs, and other retail memento items for sale, as well as books by local authors concerning local topics. The town of Stanley, 9 miles north of the Ranch, has a number of retail establishments. And Sun Valley, Idaho, a 50 minute drive, is a retail-tourist mecca.
mountain biking, wagon rides, bird watching
Water based Activities
outdoor pool, hot springs, River Swimming Hole
Fishing & Wildlife
We have spin rods for on-ranch use. Fly fishing rods are provided for the casting clinic and at other times can be rented through a local outfitter. As with all off-Ranch activities, the Ranch staff assists guests in arranging guided fishing excursions -- both walk and wade and floats.
Fishing on offer
spin, fly, river, stocked pond, stream, equipment available, guided non-inclusive, unguided, instruction available, BYO equipment
Elk, pronghorn, deer, badger, wolves, coyote, black bear, moose, osprey, eagle, a wide variety of additional raptors and birdlife.
For groups of 40-50. Corporations may arrange to use our Pavilion, or for exclusive occupancy of the Ranch, depending on their needs and size of the group. Smaller groups may also be accommodated.
We can cater for groups of 75-100. Wedding parties may arrange for use of our Pavilion, or for exclusive occupancy of the Ranch for their celebration, having 50 guests stay at the Ranch, with additional guests accommodated for the wedding, banquet and other events. Our website has additional information.
Custer and Bonanza Ghost Towns
Custer has been restored and its walking tour provides a glimpse into the area's history, and its necessarily rugged first settlers.
25 miles / 45 mins
Sawtooth Interpretive and Historical Center
The Stanley Interpretive and Historical Association maintains the museum, exhibiting Stanley and the area's colorful history.
9 miles / 15 mins
Redfish Lake is the "mountain beach scene", where canoes, kayaks and motorboats are available for rent, and a sandy beach is available for lounging and play.
4 miles / 15 mins