In 2013 we are not running a guest season at The Bucking S Ranch. The business will be closed during the remaining year of 2012 and in 2013. The owners Dan & Silke are taking the time to think about repositioning the ranch and deciding on its future paths. Please check back with us in the fall of 2013 for future news about our guest business and the 2014 season.

Meanwhile, the cabins are open for rent to fishermen and hunters. Please call the ranch at 307-325-6280 if you are interested in renting the cabins only.

2012 Rate Information

Weekly Guest Ranch Package

We offer our guest ranch package from mid-May through mid-October. Please inquire openings for fishing and B&B packages individually. Our prices are calculated on a per week and person basis. Our ranch week goes from Sunday through Sunday with check-in after 5:00 p.m. and check-out before 10:00 a.m. Riding activities take place Monday through Saturday.


Prices include all ranch activities, meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Wyoming state and lodging tax will be added at check-out (approximately 4% of your total bill at the current time). The suggested gratuity is 10% to 15% but we leave this up to the discretion of our guests. Gratuities are divided among the ranch personnel each week.


$ 1,750 per week for single occupancy


$ 1,550 per week and person based on double occupancy


30% Discount for children up to 12 years old traveling with their parent/s


20% Discount for teenagers traveling with their parent/s


10% Discount for a consecutive second week


10% Discount for groups of five or more


*Only one discount can be applied at a time

Airport Shuttle

We offer pick up and return to the Natrona County International Airport in Casper ( We have pickup times from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Sundayafternoon. A return to the airport will be after breakfast Sunday morning. The shuttle fee is $ 120 per trip. The fee will be split among all passengers. Alternatively you can fly into Denver International Airport and take a rental car to drive up to the ranch. It is about a 4 to 5 hour drive from DIA. We can provide detailed driving directions to the ranch.

Minimum age for riding

We enjoy having children of all ages on the ranch and children eight years and older can participate on our regular rides if they are accompanied by an adult. We will be happy to provide instructional rides as well as shorter rides. Yard and table games are out at all times for play time. Other than the riding activities we do not offer structured programs for children but they are free to explore and enjoy the various aspects of daily ranch life here in Wyoming. Roping lessons, throwing horse shoe, playing in the creek or exploring the old goldmine are some favorite spare time activities at the ranch. We offer a 30% discount for children up to 12 years old and a 20% discount for teenagers.

"Adult only" weeks

On request we also offer weeks exclusively for adults. Please contact us directly to schedule an adult only week.

Lodging Package

For non-riding companions and guests who like to enjoy our lodging facilities to explore the area with its world class fishing opportunities and endless space for hiking, biking and rock climbing as well as hunting in the fall, we offer a special lodging rate during our regular season and especially during our off season. Please inquire rates individually depending on the season.


To confirm your booking we require a 35% deposit of your total bill within 15 days of your reservation. For groups of 5 or more we request a 50% deposit. We accept personal or business checks or direct deposit.


Cancellations made before 90 days of scheduled arrival will result in a refund of the deposit less a $ 150.00 handling fee. Cancellations made within 90 days of scheduled arrival will result in forfeiture of the entire deposit unless we can fill the vacated space. The deposit less a $ 150.00 handling fee can be applied towards a rescheduled booking in the following year. Full payment is due after arrival at the ranch and there is no refund for late arrivals or early departures. You might want to consider buying a travel insurance to protect your deposit.

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