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“There is a heaven.”
Review of Eatons' Ranch

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Eatons' Ranch
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Wolf
Reviewed 9 September 2015

How do I know there is a heaven? I've been there. Good news is every time I leave, they let me back in. I will tell you I am biased. I have been there five times. We have taken friends , family, children, and soon grandchildren. Five generations of the family have been coming here. Everyone there treats you like you just arrived at your family reunion. My wife and I always hope that the friends we take there will feel the way we do.....we are not disappointed. Everyone gets it. It is emotional, spiritual, pastoral, and traditional western.
The accommodations are cabins, nothing fancy, with ranch decor. They have a new baker and menu. The food has gone from camp food to delux. The wildlife, the scenery....did I mention it was heaven.
Thank you Polly, TJ, Nate, Bill, Mary, Becky, Carly, Caroline, and all, for making it warm and fuzzy.

Room Tip: No wifi and horrible cell service. It is time to disconnect and slow down.
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  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

After recent horseback-riding travels, I realized that I had never written a review about one of my family's favorite vacation spots. My great-grandmother came to Eatons' when it first opened to guests; my grandfather returned as a child; my mother came back and worked here as a waitress during college summers; and now my extended family returns with kids of many ages. It is the perfect spot for families: beautiful setting, lots of activities, delicious food, fun evening entertainment, and excellent horseback riding. My husband, who had never been on a horse before, enjoyed many scenic rides. The kids stayed entertained in the lodge during some of our rides, and we met back for family meals each time. You can tell that every family starts to relax and unwind within a day or two of arrival, and it's great getting to know other families from around the country. We look forward to going back when the kids are a little older and able to ride the horses. It is truly an unforgettable place; you'll soon find that many others scramble to find a spot at the ranch every summer.

  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

So many wonderful, personal touches were made by the staff at this 100+ year old ranch that our family with 3 kids (age 12, 9, and 6) had an amazing 3 days on our western vacation. Literally every staff member knew the name of everyone in my family, while they had 75 guests on property! Another example: the personalized, painted (with your name) napkin ring holders, with which the staff play a fun game with guests: the 2nd time you leave your napkin outside the ring after a meal, they'll hide it somewhere in the dining room, and you get to find it before the next meal. The 3rd time you forget (we all did on purpose) it could be hidden anywhere on the 2700 acre ranch! So much fun our kids had teasing clues out of the good-natured staff and scouring the property for their napkin rings. (Hard to explain, but trust me this was great yuks.)

Located midway between Yellowstone and Mt Rushmore, this made a perfect break in the trip. Though expensive, we felt it was a reasonable value, and not many dude ranches let kids age 6 ride horses, or do anything for kids under 6.

We would definitely return. Thank you to the wonderful staff at Eatons Ranch.

Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

I'm still here but just couldn't wait to write my review. What a place!! Is this the nearest place to heaven on earth? How I wish the world could all be like this. Stunning scenery, stunning mountains, wildlife all around. Rustic, clean cabins, rocking chairs on the verandas. Excellent shower and bathrooms. Clean, cosy, and everything you need.
The staff are excellent, friendly and helpful. Excellent home cooking, good portions, I love the dinner gong. I had an accident while I was here, and they couldn't do enough for me. Very accommodating should you have any special requests.
If you are willing to slow down and chill out this is the place to come to. Limited wi-fi and little cell reception, you have to take it easy.
The nearest town is Sheridan, a 30min drive away, nice shops, excellent hospital, good amenities. I wish all towns were like it.
I definitely will come back.

Room Tip: I was on the Pike which was central to everything.
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  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled solo
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

From Start to end, this was a vacation I would gladly relive! Say Hi to TJ, Kim, Becky, Bonnie, and Marie! Our Wrangler, Claire was a pure enjoyment! Food Delicious, As Arnold would say, " I'll BE BACK!. Thank you all for a memory that will never leave us!
The cabins were clean, and comfortable. These aren't a trail ride tail to nose! The Wranglers were special here and attentive, as well as our servers, house cleaning staff, and cooks! Watch as the wranglers bring the herd over the mountain at 6 am. which is beyond words to watch! Watch as the sunsets behind the mountains!
Thank you , Darla and Richard

Room Tip: any cabin was suitable, but we had the Loure with a stream in the back adding to the beauty of your...
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  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Eatons' Ranch

Address: 270 Eatons Ranch Road, Wolf, WY 82844
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Region: United States > Wyoming > Wolf
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Wolf
Price Range: €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Eatons' Ranch is a dude and cattle ranch located on the magnificent, pine-covered eastern slopes of the Bighorn Mountains. Just eighteen miles of Sheridan, WY, the Ranch consists of 7,000 acres of beautiful open country with rolling hills, grassy meadows and hidden valleys. For over 137 years, we have offered guests a western experience and shared with them a way of life. ... more   less 

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