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Dryhead Ranch

Est. 1949

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"An unforgettable

cattle drive vacation!"

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Hot, home cooked meals

Semi-private bathrooms in bunkhouse

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Western saddle and tack

Well trained horses and riding instuction

32,000 acres of Montana Country

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Book your Montana

cattle drive today!

Cattle Drives Vacations in Montana

Book Your Montana Cattle Drive Vacation Today!

Ranching is in our blood. Our Ranch’s beginning reaches back to 1898 when the Phelps family built their first homestead. Many years of homesteading and several families later Joe and Iris purchased the Dryhead Ranch in 1989. Joe had played and worked on the Dryhead Ranch from the time he was twelve and fulfilled a childhood dream when he was able to purchase it. Four generations later we are still carrying on the cowboy traditions. Learn about the rich history, accommodations and dining, and location of our authentic Montana guest ranch.

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Join us for a ranch week, horse drive, or cattle drive! Weeklong guest ranch vacations include, home-cooked meals, a private room with semi-private bathroom in our bunkhouse, trained cow horses, tack and saddle, riding instructions, and cattle to work on 33,000+ acres of Montana’s breathtaking country.

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Dryhead Ranch has been raising registered American Quarter Horses for over 40 years. We gather our mares only a few times a year, and we’re proud to say that our foals hit the ground in big, rough country, without human intervention. Check out the for sale page for our latest colts and fillies available to the public.

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Are you ready to book your guest ranch vacation today? If so, give us a call at 307-548-6688, or fill out our contact form on our Contact Us page. Come visit us, and we will share with you the lifestyle Joe and Iris fell in love with. Come ride for a week or two and we know you will never be the same. Get in touch today!

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Dryhead Ranch- Ranching is in Our Blood

Looking for a Cattle Drive Vacation or Holiday?

Hello, and welcome to the Dryhead Ranch’s new website. We are a working cattle and guest ranch. If you’re looking for the genuine artifact, then you, my friend, have found it. Be it cattle drives, horse drives, or the always-popular ranch week, we have the working ranch vacation that is right for you. With around 32,000 acres and more than 900 cows, 800 of which are mother cows with calves, you won’t hurt for things to do. We also raise and sell American Quarter Horses, and have more than 120 head on the ranch all season long. Everything we do has a purpose, and we love sharing what we do with those who come and visit us. Montana is beautiful country, and we’d love to have you come and ride it with us at our working guest ranch. All of us here at the Dryhead would like to thank you for your interest in our ranch and invite you to spend some time on our site getting to familiarize yourself with the vacation that just might change your life.

Have questions? We’d love to answer them. Call 307-548-6688 Today!