Upper Canyon Outfitters offers guests the chance to explore and experience the rugged beauty of the old West on horse tours through the lands of the Ruby Valley. You’ll ride horses from our herd of Appaloosas, American Paints and American Quarter Horses perfect for riders of all ages and riding levels.
Our Upper Canyon Outfitters Montana Ride It Packages include all meals and lodging. Guests can choose to stay in our comfortable lodge or one of our private cabins complete with private bedrooms, baths and fully-equipped kitchens. Free WiFi is available throughout the ranch.
Check-in times are traditionally on Saturdays, with check out on Fridays.
Length of Stay
Price / Person
|Montana Get Away Package||Your four-night minimum stay includes a two-hour horseback ride and fly fishing from the ranch on the Ruby River and our private spring-fed pond.||3 Days / 4 Nights||$780 / person|
|4 Days / 5 Nights||$930 / person|
|5 Days / 6 Nights||$1,080 / person|
|Big Sky Deluxe Package||This exclusive package includes daily / unlimited guided horseback rides, guided hikes, guided walk / wade fly fishing and float trips, and rod fees. Guests also enjoy complimentary shuttle service from and to the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.||4 Days / 5 Nights||$2,950 / person|
|5 Days / 6 Nights||$3,150 / person|
|**Longer stays available|
|Dude Rancher’s Package||All-inclusive horseback vacation gives you the option to choose your horseback riding adventure daily, as well as enjoy guided hiking, self-guided fly fishing and tours of historic and nearby Virginia City. You can easily upgrade your package to include guided fly fishing as well.||4 Days / 5 Nights||$1,850 / person|
|5 Days / 6 Nights||$2,270 / person|
Ages 10-15 years, 30% discount. Package prices are based on double occupancy. An additional fee of 35% is charged for solo travelers.
Ask about our special rate for your non-riding friends and family to come and spend quality time together at the ranch.
Upper Canyon Outfitters offers guests the opportunity to customize your stay so you can do all the things you want to do to make your Montana adventure something you’ll always remember. In addition to the activities included in the packages noted above, you can add anything from our special Build Your Own Adventure Options to your stay as well.
|Lodge Guests (includes meals)||$185 / person per night|
|Cabins Guests (excludes meals)||1-3 Guests: $300 / night|
|4+ Guests: $350 / night|
|Breakfast||$10 / person|
|Lunch||$10.50 / person|
|Supper||$30 / person|
|Guided Walk/Wade Fly Fishing||$510 for two anglers|
|$420 for one angler|
|Guided Float Trip||$540 for two anglers|
|Fly Fishing Lesson||$60 per hour / person|
|Half-Day Horseback Ride with Lunch
||$165 / person, 4-Hour Ride|
|Full-Day Horseback Ride with Lunch
||$245 / person, 6-Hour Ride|
|Hourly Horse Rides and Riding Lessons
||$40 per hour, 2-Hour Minimum|
|Guided Hikes||1/2 Day: $35 / person|
|Full Day w/ Picnic Lunch: $75 / person|
|Massages by Appointment
||$125 per hour|
Upper Canyon Outfitters
Donna & Jake McDonald
#6 Tate’s Upper Canyon Loop
P.O. Box 109
Alder, Montana 59710
Tel: 1-800-735-6514 (toll free – USA)
Other Fishing Outfitters: Bob Butler Lic #199 & Russ Kipp Lic #277