If you’ve always dreamed of horseback riding beneath Montana’s soaring…
Starting at $200 per room per night
Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming, United States
Starting at $300 per person per night
The T Cross Ranch lies inside the Shoshone National Forest at an elevation of 7,800 feet, surrounded by an untouched country of pine forests and open meadows, trout-rich streams and small lakes, with endless vistas rising well over 11,000 feet. Through the T Cross gate you will discover a pristine wilderness. From atop well-trained horses, guests discover rugged mountain trails revealing a myriad of wildlife seen only in the greater Yellowstone area. Most guests, however, remember the T Cross for its familiar atmosphere that blends the color of the West and the relaxing comforts of home.
Unique Features: Set in the shadow of the majestic Boedeker Butte and along the banks of beautiful Horse Creek, the T-Cross Ranch was first homesteaded over 100 years ago and was operated as a traditional western dude ranch for most of its existence. An inholding in the Shoshone National Forest and surrounded by hundreds of thousands of acres of pristine wilderness, the T-Cross Ranch is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Accommodations: There are six remodeled guest cabins with Casper mattresses, down comforters, Pendelton Blankets, wood stoves, beautiful classic western furniture, and full bathrooms with showers. The Main Lodge features a full commercial kitchen with walk in refrigerator and freezer while the dining and entertaining spaces feature a bar, two fireplaces, two wood stoves, games, guitars, books and the like.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Bear Paw Cabin which was built in the 1930s and is named after a popular dude ranch that once operated in Jackson Hole. A private porch faces east toward the meadow and Elkhorn Ridge. The cabin has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two single beds, bathroom with shower, a stone fireplace, and wood stove for cool nights.
Dining: As part of your all-inclusive experience, meals are provided during your stay at the ranch. T Cross cuisine is hearty food with a gourmet touch of elegance. Homemade breads and desserts are a specialty, and they feature organic ranch-raised beef. Meals are served in the dining area of the T Cross guest lodge except for Wednesday supper cookouts on Horse Creek. Dinner begins with a happy hour for adults at 6:00 pm in the lodge living room. Set-ups and hors d’oeuvres are provided. Bring your own bottle.
Activities: Enjoy horseback riding for adults and children, customized for different skill levels. Half-day and all-day rides are scheduled all week long, taking you through breathtaking scenery, rich in wildlife. Other activities include fly-fishing, cow-cutting, hiking, pack trips, shooting, stargazing, and tubing down Horse Creek. Take a whip-cracking or roping lesson from one of the wranglers, or simply relax and enjoy the view. Enjoy the rodeo on Friday nights.
Spa & Fitness: There is no on-site spa or fitness center, but with all of the amazing outdoor activities and fresh air though, you won’t need them.
Location: The T Cross is located on the edge of the largest wilderness in Wyoming, the Washakie Wilderness. This land, which connects to Yellowstone, is the largest undeveloped area in the lower 48 states. The T Cross is a literal island of private land sitting in the Shoshone National Forest giving guests 850,000 acres to ride.
Closest Airport: The nearest major airport is Riverton Regional Airport (RIW / KRIW). This airport has domestic flights from Riverton, Wyoming and is 74 miles from the center of Dubois, WY. Another major airport is Jackson Hole Airport (JAC / KJAC), which has domestic flights from Jackson, Wyoming and is 78 miles from Dubois, WY.
Children’s Programs: Yes. The T Cross is a great place for the entire family. The Kids’ Program has been developed to ensure a fun, eye-opening experience. Children will have the time of their lives as they explore, learn, and see a whole new world.
Pet Friendly: No. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed.
Weddings: Yes. T-Cross Ranch is available on a very limited and selective basis for family reunions, wellness retreats, as a location setting for commercial purposes, small weddings, anniversaries or other special events.
Meetings: No. They do not have the facilities to host large business meetings. Small meetings can be accommodated.
Extra Info: The Ranch offers accommodations for up to 30 guests weekly. Each of the T Cross log cabins is historic, comfortable, and unique. The Trail Creek Cabin was built in the 1930s and is named after an historic dude ranch that once operated in Jackson Hole. A private porch faces east toward the meadow and Elkhorn Ridge. The Cox Cabins are named after Bob and Helen Cox who owned T Cross from 1929 to 1965. The T Cross Ranch owes its name to Bob Cox, as it was his brand.