Guest Book

No one says it better than our guests

Take a gander at our virtual guest book, and read what others have to say about their experience at The High Lonesome Ranch. Feel free to propose your own story for entry into our book.

Prodigious perfection on all accounts.

Stan Crader

Marble Hill, MO

Great experience, lots of fun, outstanding guides.

Scott Crader

Burfordville, MO

One of the top 3 vacations of my life.  Can’t wait to come back.

Russ Mann

Temecula, CO

What can I say…definitely one of the best times of my life!  Love all of you guys!  Hope to come back!

Anton Krusche


Superb staff, food, hunting and fishing – I’m moving in!
Astonishing conservation work as well.

Bill Klyn

Jackson, WY

In a word “outstanding” – Thank you!

Brett Ference


Amazing culinary, hunting & fishing experiences!

Brian McClintock

As I’m sure I’ve told you, this place is a little slice of heaven.  From Aunt Lind’s Cajun bacon to the top-rate guides, dogs and hospitality – the HLR delivers a truly exceptional and unmatched experience.  Keep the light on for me.

Christen Duxbury

Thank you for your generous hospitality and for treating strangers like family.  Your warmth and kindness won’t be forgotten.

Dave Buchanan

Fun and more fun.  Coming Back!  Thank you!

Dusan Smetana

Bozeman, MT

Outstanding ranch staff, beautiful country!  Great fun!

Ed Arnett & Glenda Shayne

Excellent stay.  Your wingshooting and fishing are some of the finest across the globe.  I look forward to being back here next year.

Fletcher White

Victor, ID

Another amazing weekend @ the best outdoor sports ranch in the west!

Frank Hugelmeyer


Thank you for making our event so great!  Wonderful staff!

Geoff Mullins


Had a great time.  Excellent staff, food and lodging.

Jack Ballard

Red Lodge, MT

Great Trip!

Jeremy Weil

The setting & the staff are what are most memorable, and the conservation vision.  Thanks!

Jim Martin


How fortunate and happy I feel to get to return to The High Lonesome Ranch.  Thank you all!

Katie McKalip

Missoula, MT

Amazing father-son weekend with my 5 year old buddy!

Kevin Fay & Cameron Fay

A very unique place.  Everything was awesome!  I’ll come back!

Konrad Krusche



Nick Payne

Wonderful hospitality.  High Lonesome’s generous help with TRCP Media Summit has helped to inspire many writers and conservationists.

Steve Rinella

Brooklyn, NY


Todd Tanner

Big Fork, MT

To the kitchen, to the guides – My deepest thanks!

Chris Madson

Cheyenne, WY

Another great stay – thanks HLR!

Whit Fosburgh

Washington, DC

A true slice of heaven on earth.  High Lonesome will stay in my heart while I live in DC.

Vaughn T Collins

Ferrisburgh, VT

The generosity of the entire HLR outfit is beyond belief.  Another outstanding media summit in the best spot in America.  Thank you for making us all feel at home.

Katie Eckman

Thanks for the weekend Target Logistics & HLR.

Mike & Sarah Metz

Thanks for the short stay, next time will be more.

Kevin Land


We are much more than a Guest Ranch

We are a Guest Ranch because we believe in stewarding this large western landscape and sharing it with others. We have a working model of sustainability that maintains biodiversity and ecological connectivity, enhances the lives of wildlife and fish, and preserves and restores degraded habitat while promoting a mix of uses...

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First Child Free

The first child comes FREE to the HLR Dude Ranch Experience when reservations are made by December 24, 2015. Available dates are late May through mid August, 2016. The FREE youth package (ages 4-15) is good with a minimum of one adult reservation.


  • High Time for Horses

    Story from Covey Rise magazine, May 2014 A Dude Ranch Experience at The High Lonesome Ranch in Colorado, as the Ranch says, will bring out your whole family’s inner cowboy. Imagine learning to ride horses and beginning to master equestrian techniques while learning to fly fish and enjoying shooting five stand and sporting clays and…

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  • Lab Rapport

    Story from Covey Rise magazine July 2014 Labrador retrievers are the most popular dog breed in the U.S. Here are reasons why they excel in upland hunting situations. Brett Arnold’s High Country Sporting Dogs in DeBeque, Colorado, breeds a few select litters each year, many based from the Grand River Retriever lines known for their…

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  • Welcome to the Pack

    A new puppy fits in with a little professional help Story from Gray’s Sporting Journal, Expeditions and Guides, 2015 In all of hunting, there is no closer relationship than that of a wingshooter and a dog. Grandfathers may hunt with grandsons, wives with husbands, and childhood friends with each other, but none approach the bond…

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