Bear Creek Guest Ranch


Spring Schedule

*Only a couple spots left for our Spring Celebration trip*

---> Book this trip between April 1st- 30th and receive a Spring discount!! <---

Spring Celebration

Spring &#8211; Horseback, Bear Creek Guest Ranch


Sunday, May 19 –

Saturday May 25, 2024


$3995 per person

$7495 per couple

*Excluding Taxes and $20 Indian Reservation Permit

*Only a couple spots left*

Book between April 1st-30th and receive a Spring discount!!

The Week of a Lifetime:
'Cowboying and the Western Way of Life'
For six days in May, you'll be taking part in every piece of western ranch life! Get a taste of everything it means to be a cowboy and live the Western way of life for a week!
It's the first one of the year so we have to get right back into the swing of it and this involves a whole list of things....and we can't wait!!

To start with, you'll be riding amazing horses, working cow-calf pairs, riding mountain trails, roping, castrating, riding the prairie on the Blackfeet Reservation as well as gathering bunches of cattle and moving them to summer pastures. And you'll be doing so under the heart of the Backbone of the World, the Rocky Mountain front.
Over the course of many years we've put together adventure vacation weeks in a variety of locations and with different themes. Well, over the past year we've developed and put the finishing touches on a week long trip that tops 'em all.  And in fact, we did a rehearsal trip this past year and ironed out the wrinkles!
Beginning on Sunday, May 19th, Bear Creek Ranch is offering to ten special guests, the 4th annual Spring Celebration, "Cowboying and the Western Way of Life".
Spring is that time of year in the West when so many of the grandest traditions of rural life take place and are celebrated with neighborly joy and cooperation. The country is just beginning to recover after a long, cold winter and the grass is greening up in the coulees and valleys. Horses are shedding out and slicking up, the cattle are content with calves on their sides, but there's work to be done!
As always, attention is paid to horsemanship. We're always wanting and willing to give close attention to how we treat and ride the horses that we're so dependent upon, and who are, as well, dependent upon us. The close relationship we have with our horses is shared by everyone. We don't get very far without 'em. You'll be matched with and riding one of our well trained ranch horses. They all have their own style, some with a bit more juice than others, some a bit more laid back, but good to go for you! We'll all be sharing our styles and thoughts about horsemanship. Everyone does it differently but we all have more than a few areas in common. Take care of them and they'll take care of you!
Contact us here or give us a Call at  406-226-4489


A Typical Day

Our typical day will start with breakfast at the ranch and then we'll saddle up and trailer the horses to the location of the day. We might be at Bear Creek Ranch in the morning and at the Lunak-Champ ranch in the afternoon. In any case, we'll be horseback a good part of day or working cattle on foot after gathering. You're going to love "Cowboying and the Western Way of Life" like no other week you've ever spent.

One of the highlights of your week will be the folks you meet at Bear Creek Ranch and the good neighbors you'll meet and spend days with during the course of the week. There is no better way to get to know someone then to develop a friendship while riding a good horse in big, sunlit, wide open country. I've seen it work like magic so many times in my long history in the guest ranch business.

"There are wooden ships, there are sailing ships, there are ships that sail the sea. But the best ships are friendships, and may they always be."

– Irish Proverb quoted at the funeral services of George H.W. Bush

Here's to seeing you this Spring.

Bill, Diana, Dusty & Indi

15750 US-2, Essex,  MT 59916 United States | (406) 226-4489 |

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