Escape the Everyday with the Best
Guest Ranches and Dude Ranches in BC!
Start planning your authentic Western horse riding holiday today,
at one of British Columbia’s top guest ranches.
The BC Guest Ranchers’ Association represents the best guest ranches and dude ranches that British Columbia has to offer.
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran of horseback riding vacations or a first timer to the dude ranch experience, we can help find a ranch holiday you will never forget.
Give us your wish list and we can help you create those forever memories at one of our member ranches. Budget guest ranch vacation or luxury ranch holiday? Take your pick. A family ranch vacation or romantic seclusion? We have the answer to your horse vacation dreams.
A BC guest ranch vacation is a unique, life altering experience, stealing you away from the world as you know it and immersing you in a place without daily pressures or deadlines.
A week’s stay is truly ideal but we guarantee even a few days will feel like more as you adjust your pace to guest ranch life. You rise each morning with not a thought of the life you left behind and only curious expectation of what the day holds.
From working ranch vacations that let you get your hands dirty to luxury dude ranches that pamper you with spa treatments, we can help you find the ultimate equestrian vacation.
Membership in the BC Guest Ranchers’ Association is your assurance of quality. Our member guest ranches and dude ranches exemplify the Western ranch ideal of personal, homelike hospitality and atmosphere.
All member guest ranches and dude ranches have horses available to accommodate the needs of all guests who want to ride, and will carefully match you to the right horse to suit your level of horseback riding experience.
Our horses are well cared for, our ranch accommodations clean and comfortable, and all of our people are focused on providing you with a memorable horseback riding vacation.
Let us help you find the horse riding vacation of a lifetime!
What people are saying…
Siwash Lake Ranch: “It really doesn’t get any better than this! Thank you for 3 days that felt like 3 weeks – total bliss.”
Tod Mountain Ranch: “Thank you all for the great time. It was a pleasure for us to be here and to live for a few days in your little paradise! Your friendly and lovely care helped us to relax and enjoy a wonderful week. We will never forget the ranch and the great time we had!”
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort: “We had a fabulous time! What a great find for a family gathering. We’re already planning a return.”
Chezacut Wilderness and Ranch Adventures: “A place where one feels at home immediately.”
Siwash Lake Ranch: “Sunny days and starry nights. With bears, coyotes and moose on the payroll, what could go wrong? We’ll always carry the memory of your deep woods, gentle horses and kind people.”
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort: “Wonderful Spring break for us and our daughters. Our first time trail riding couldn’t be better. Thankyou for being such gracious hosts. we’ll come back next time with friends.”
Chilcotin Holidays: “We are left with glowing memories of fields of wildflowers, burbling mountain streams and indescribable views. It is a great feeling to set a challenge to ourselves and, thanks to your help, meet it with flying colors.”
Three Bars Cattle Ranch: “Thank you, all for an amazing, unforgettable week! It has been a perfect place “to be” together as a family. You’ve left us with lasting memories.”
Big Bar Guest Ranch: “Our favourite stay in Canada. The home cooking and atmosphere were greatly appreciated after two weeks on the road. Friendly and competent staff cater for all ages and abilities of rider and did I say the food was good, cause I’ll say it again.”
Tod Mountain Ranch: “Horses, views, food, company, hospitality – all wonderful. Loved all of it with full days of riding, learning about saddling, safety, horse care and then a lovely cabin and a cosy bed to ready ourselves for another great day.”