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Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is far overdue as we visited RHR for 2 nights in October 2016. If your family-life is like ours, life gets busy. While we try to find joy in all things, sometimes it can be hard to get away and just enjoy each other. Expectations, meal planning, and personalities can obscure a good time. RHR has you covered....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at RHR, It was like being at family camp. The rooms were comfortable, we stayed in a 2 Queens room that is connected to the main lodge. Very convenient to walk straight to the indoor water park without having to carry jackets. Snow tubing was fun as well and it is a very...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last weekend was our third visit to the RHR with my husband's family. 8 kids ranging from 16 to 5. Our kids were everywhere having a great time. The facilities are clean and meticulously maintained. The food is excellent. And, finally, the staff is wonderful. From the gentlemen helping us in, to our friendly servers and the kind folks at...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort it is a great family oriented place. Has diverse activities, the kids enjoyed both the indoor water park (mid size) and snow activities (tube and skiing/small hill) on the same trip. The most fantastic activity was the horse riding, you mus do itt!! it was magical, we were riding on the woods with falling snow!!, our little one...

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Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rocking Horse Ranch is an excellent experience. We took a large group of high school students recently. There is so much to do in terms of indoor and outdoor activities. The kids loved the tubing, the skiing and the horseback riding. For so many of them, it was their first time on skis. It's the prefect place to try new...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'deen995': We were very happy to have this year's senior class here for their class trip. The Ranch is a perfect location for student groups, with a great collection of winter adventures with skiing, skating, tubing and horseback riding. Our team strives to make the guest experience memorable; so we are pleased to know they had a good experience....

Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at Rocking Horse Ranch. It was perfect for younger children, though there were many kids of all ages there. Plenty to do for everyone. I particular liked that it was relatively small, and easy to reach all the different activities. I never had to deal with long lines or large crowds in any of the...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'stevemak': We enjoyed reading the comments that you shared with TripAdvisor readers about your recent visit to the Ranch. Our team always strives to provide a multitude of activities and amenities to keep guests of all ages engaged throughout their stay. That range of 'things to do' keeps the crowds spread out throughout the day; but still allows time...

staten island ny
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Although Rocking Horse Ranch has been around for almost 60 years, I had never been there. It used to be known simply as a Dude Ranch, and I never thought of it as what it really is--a beautiful, well-maintained facility with so much to do! Horseback riding, buggy rides, skiing, snow tubing, archery, rifle range, water sports (indoor and outdoor...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear 'Joe b': We've been delighted to service guests of the Ranch since 1958. To this day, many of our visitors have been returning for several generations. Every year the Turk family have improved and/or added amenities to keep both returning and new guests engaged and excited about the facilities. Each step that has been taken includes guest engagement; listening...

Reviewed 18 January 2017

They have a wonderful staff that goes out of its way to accomodate, and be positive while doing so. They have amazing attractions - my son has experienced many activities there for the first time in his life. There are lots of kids for him to interact with, of all ages. There are so many activities available, that if you...

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cullen: We enjoyed reading over your comments about your recent visit to the Ranch with your 5 year old son that you shared with TripAdvisor readers. We were pleased that you enjoyed our "amazing" attractions and "wonderful" staff. The team strives to provide the finest in service and accommodations; and comments like yours reflect on the results of our...

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous destination for families with children (under 12 is probably ideal - no sullen teens necessary). Surprisingly good food. Super accommodating staff. Second trip here & we have zero complaints. 🏇🏼👍🏼

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Darwin: Thanks for sharing your positive feedback regarding your visit with the family. We're proud to provide great food, fun amenities and activities for guests of all ages. And, our staff strive to provide the highest level of customer service. Come back to visit with us again real soon. Best regards, Chuck Dickinson, GM

Reviewed 15 January 2017

One of our favorite places on earth. The staff is wonderful and I'm grateful for so many wonderful memories with my son. Thank you for everyone at the rocking horse ranch . I can't wait to come back. Lynn and leo

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cjdickinson, General Manager at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lynn and Leo: We appreciate you sharing your positive commments to travelers on TripAdvisor. The entire team at the Ranch is determined to help guests develop memories of their visits here. We're thankful to have been part of your "many wonderful memories with your son". Warm regards, Chuck Dickinson, GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Address: 600 State Route 44/55, Highland, NY 12528-2259
Region: United States > New York > Highland
Price Range: €180 - €218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Rocking Horse Ranch Hotel Highland
Rocking Horse Hotel
Rocking Horse Resort
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“I recommend staying in the main lodge in the winter time. It can get very cold and snowy. Everything happens in the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles 1025stefanyn, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“higher floors means more walking, but less noise above you when sleeping. There are curfew hours, but kids will be kids.”
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“Main "house most convenient, optional wing steps away. All rooms appear to be cloned and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles irv819, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms we stayed in on the main level were great, however, a little loud because of kids running in hallway.”
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