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Old Highway 87, Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyoming, 82834, United States
Starting at $150 per person per night
The TA Ranch allows guests a taste of the Cowboy Lifestyle. Family owned and operated by third generation Wyoming natives, peer inside the workings of an operating cattle ranch. Site of the Johnson County War, the TA Ranch is an 150 year old Wyoming homestead, meticulously renovated so guests can enjoy modern luxuries. Dine at the famous Cookhouse, ride horses across the windswept vista, learn how the Cowboys train ranch and cutting horses and fish in a private, stocked lake.
Unique Features: Buffalo’s main street has more than a dozen historic buildings, including the Occidental Hotel where Owen Wister’s Virginian finally “got his man.” The impressive Jim Gatchell Museum has over 15,000 artifacts from the American Old West. Many other Wyoming historical sites are just a short drive from Buffalo including Fort Phil Kearney, Fetterman’s Massacre Site, Wagon Box Fight and the infamous “Hole in the Wall”- the hideout of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid along with the rest of the “Wild Bunch.”
Accommodations: Come feel what it was like to live in the Old West. Each room is warm, inviting and steeped in history. The buildings are the originals from 1880s, and each one has been faithfully restored right down to the wallpaper. The TA has 15 sleeping rooms that will accommodate up to 30 people. All guest rooms have a private bathroom. Without a television, radio or even telephone in the redesigned guest rooms, unwanted distractions can’t find you. Internet access is available in the main lodge.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Milk Barn. For those in search of a more tranquil retreat, they recommend the Milk Barn. Situated directly on the North river, the only sounds to hear are the water flowing and the birds singing. Each room has a private bath and there is a large deck with spectacular views.
Dining: The TA Guest Ranch offers farm to table, locally sourced, made from scratch dining. Honoring Johnson County Wyoming’s ranching tradition, the TA specializes in steak and lamb entrees. The TA also offers chicken, seafood and burgers. Dine in a relaxed environment, surrounded by the TA Grove of century old cotton wood trees. The historic Cookhouse was built by hand in 1906, with the same stunning views that haven’t changed since 1892.
Activities: Whatever your age or ability, the TA Ranch has a horse for you. From grassy pastures to the mountains, you can spend an hour or a day riding with us. Solo, family and group rides can be accommodated. They are proud to showcase some of the skills used for centuries as part of daily life on a ranch. From roping cattle, rope making, sheepdog trials, working horses, to all of the other duties that go in to ranch life. You can watch a demo or even have a go!
Spa & Fitness: There is no spa or fitness center on the property.
Location: Buffalo, Wyoming is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains and is conveniently located at the intersections of Interstates 25 and 90. Wyoming State Highway 16, on it’s way from Mount Rushmore to Yellowstone National Park, runs through Buffalo. The Cloud Peak Scenic Byway is a safe and easy drive between two of America’s most popular national treasures.
Closest Airport: The closest major airport to Buffalo, Wyoming is Sheridan County Airport (SHR / KSHR). This airport is in Sheridan, Wyoming and is 36 miles from the center of Buffalo.
Children’s Programs: No. Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed.
Weddings: Yes, this is an excellent choice for a beautiful wedding.
Meetings: No. They do not have the facilities to host large business meetings.
Extra Info: Plan to discover Historic Buffalo and the beautiful Big Horn Mountains region of Wyoming during your western vacation. Buffalo is just a short drive to skiing, boating, camping, hunting, fishing, guest ranches, lakes, streams and mountains. It is a sportsman’s paradise with an abundance of spectacular scenery, wildlife, fascinating frontier heritage and outdoor recreation.