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Wonderful Wyoming Guest Ranch - 90 Minutes from Salt Lake City

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Last updated: 06/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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Kingfisher Bend Ranch is situated at elevation 7,600 feet on nearly 1,250 secluded acres in the southwest corner of Wyoming on the north slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains where some peaks exceed 13,000 feet in height. The Bear River flows through the middle of the ranch providing excellent, private, catch-and-release fly fishing for trout from mid-July through late October.

KBR will no longer be open in winter. Our earliest 2016 booking will be May 27, 2016. Our 2016 booking policy and rates will be posted no later than November 1, 2015. Summer activities include horseback riding, fly fishing, kayaking, sand volley ball, pickle ball, basketball, horseshoes, and hiking. This property is all-inclusive and activities are included in your reservation.

Photogenic Scottish Highland cattle are raised on the ranch. They produce grass-fed, lean beef and beautiful hides which we offer for sale. We also raise black angus, grass-fed beef.

In season, the ranch is home to a few lucky guests, horses, mule deer, elk, moose, porcupines, cougars, foxes, bobcats, badgers, beavers, coyotes, skunks, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, bald eagles, golden eagles, owls, hawks, Canada geese, various ducks, great blue herons, belted kingfishers, sandhill cranes, lazuli buntings, crows, robins, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, swallows, bluebirds, chickadees, and more.

The 1.3 million-acre Wasatch-Cache National Forest is less than five miles from the ranch. It offers wonderful scenic drives, hikes, bike rides, ATV trails, snowmobiling, and a groomed cross-country ski area. Restaurants, bowling, theaters, shopping, and an 18-hole golf course are 20 minutes away in Evanston. Park City and Deer Valley ski and resort areas are just over an hour from the ranch. A lake for water skiing and windsurfing is 20 minutes from the ranch.

The ranch buildings (including a barn) were built in 2001. Each unit has a full kitchen with granite countertops. Guests provide and prepare their meals. Linens are provided. The guest portion (2,100 s.f.) of the Lodge has two full bathrooms and sleeps 12 in four bedrooms (one bedroom with queen bed, one bedroom with two twin beds and two bedrooms each with two bunk beds). The Lodge has a piano; a recreation room with foosball, ping-pong, and satellite TV; a washer and dryer; and an outdoor propane grill. About a five-minute walk from the Lodge are two 900 s.f. Pond Cabins on the edge of a 1.4 acre pond stocked with trout. Each has a full bathroom, two bedrooms, and can sleep six (two in a queen bed, two in two twin beds and a pullout queen sleeper sofa).

Fair weather activities at the ranch include biking, hiking, horseback riding on trails or in our riding ring, fly fishing on the Bear River or our pond, boating on the pond in kayaks or a rowboat, basketball, volleyball on a sand court, Fisebee golf, pickleball, great outdoor activities for kids, and horseshoes. More than two private miles of the Bear River flow through the ranch. Fishing is catch and release with barbless flies only.

Horseback riding is not available on Sundays. There is no charge for ranch activities. Horseback rides are led by the ranch manager. A liability release form must be signed to participate in ranch activities.

Keywords: Guest Ranch with 4BR 2BA lodge (sleeps 12) and two cabins each 2BR 1BA (each sleeps 4). Fly fishing. Horseback riding. Near Salt Lake City. Cabins.

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Main floor of lodge is wheelchair accessible...moreless

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 26

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Main Lodge bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    wheelchair accessible, shower chair available...moreless

  • Main Lodge bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • East Cabin bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • West Cabin bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Horseback riding, private fishing pond with rowboat and 2 kayaks, Frisbee golf course, pickleball, horseshoes, sand court volleyball, 2+ miles of private river fly fishing, great birds and wildlife, solitude, and more! All free....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Only in the Main Lodge....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Both cabins are on 1.5 acre pond...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The ranch is in the foothills of the Uinta Mountains. The peaks can be seen by horseback, hiking or biking on the ranch....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Only in the Main Lodge....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    No international calling without prior arrangements. ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    One in each cabin...moreless

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    In each unit. Rec room in the Main Lodge....moreless

  • Parking:

    At Main Lodge. Small parking away from 2 Cabins, 1- 2 minute walk-in....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line in every unit. No long distance fees (in USA). Intercom system between units....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Only in the Main Lodge....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Only in the Main Lodge...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    In each unit. Folders Classic Roast stocked in each unit....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils

Outside

  • Boat:

    One small row boat for use on the private pond....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered sitting porches at each unit...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Sit on top kayaks for use on the private pond and in the river only when water levels allow....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 10 - Aug 18, 2016
5 night min stay

$1,500

Changeover Day: Friday

Fall 2 Nights
Aug 19 - Oct 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$600
$1,350
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $450
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

The price may be higher because the prices are based on rental of a single Cabin. The standard price for one Cabin is $1500 for 5 nights. The standard price for the Main Lodge is $2600 for 5 nights. Main Lodge sleeps 14, East Cabin sleeps 6, West Cabin sleeps 6. There is a discount of 10% available for rental of all three units.

Reservation Deposit Refund Policy:

•More than 90 days before arrival: 90% refund

•Between 90 and 60 days before arrival: 50% refund

•Less than 60 days before arrival: non-refundable

Reservation Deposit for a Cabin is $400 plus a $125 Damage Deposit. Reservation Deposit for the Main Lodge is $700 plus a $200 Damage Deposit. Reservation Deposit is due upon making reservation, remainder due upon arrival. Payment accepted: cash, check or direct bank transfer.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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Location

110 Miles
Nearest Airport
Salt Lake City

Car: Necessary

Hunting (bow and rifle) for deer, elk and moose can be arranged with a hunting company that has exclusive hunting rights on the property. Wonderful trout fly fishing in season.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: The ranch is family-owned. It is not a motel. It is a special place with only three units where guests can unwind, escape from city life, find solitude and rejuvenation, have special experiences, enjoy memorable encounters with 'nature', and, at the end of their stay, feel that it was a wonderful vacation.

Why Evanston, WY, USA:
Peace. Quiet. Tranquility. A great place to stay and play. A quick getaway close to Salt Lake City, Park City and Ogden. We have excellent summer activities including horseback riding, kayaking to name a few, all included with your reservation. We're located at the base of the Uinta Mountains, where there are over 400 miles of ATV trails and world-class snowmobiling on thousands of acres of National Forest.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Beautiful cabins. Wildlife. Exceptional fly fishing in season. No charge for guided horseback rides. Solitude - near a highway but once you are settled in, you will feel as though the 'world' is many miles away. 1,250 acres creates an excellent world of its own. A broad array of enjoyable activities (and some excellent porches on which to sit and do nothing).


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Photos

  • Trail ride led by our ranch manager.

    Trail ride led by our ranch manager.

  • The spacious kitchen of one of the two pond cabins.

    The spacious kitchen of one of the two pond cabins.

  • Time to saddle up and ride

    Time to saddle up and ride

  • Sunlight and shadow on the trail to the Bear River.

    Sunlight and shadow on the trail to the Bear River.

  • Horseback riders between the pond and the Bear River returning to the ranch.

    Horseback riders between the pond and the Bear River returning to the ranch.

  • Part of our herd of Scottish Highland cattle - an excellent source of lean beef.

    Part of our herd of Scottish Highland cattle - an excellent source of lean beef.

  • A carved 'tree spirit' in a cottonwood tree near the main lodge.

    A carved 'tree spirit' in a cottonwood tree near the main lodge.

  • West Pond Cabin, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Beautiful morning views of the Uintah Mts.

    West Pond Cabin, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Beautiful morning views of the Uintah Mts.

  • Main Lodge and Stable. Lodge sleeps 12, full kitchen, game room, free wifi.

    Main Lodge and Stable. Lodge sleeps 12, full kitchen, game room, free wifi.

  • Fly fishing in our stocked pond.

    Fly fishing in our stocked pond.

  • East Pond Cabin kitchen and dinning area.

    East Pond Cabin kitchen and dinning area.

  • One of the deer taken at KBR in 2013.

    One of the deer taken at KBR in 2013.

  • The 2 bedroom east pond cabin - one of two cabins at the edge of the pond.

    The 2 bedroom east pond cabin - one of two cabins at the edge of the pond.

  • Kayaking on the Bear River is excellent in June and early July.

    Kayaking on the Bear River is excellent in June and early July.

  • A WONDERFUL place for families! Guided horseback rides are free to guests.

    A WONDERFUL place for families! Guided horseback rides are free to guests.

  • Future rodeo queens on an afternoon ride.

    Future rodeo queens on an afternoon ride.

  • Crossing the Bear River by horseback.

    Crossing the Bear River by horseback.

  • Two mule deer in one of our beautiful groves of cottonwood trees.

    Two mule deer in one of our beautiful groves of cottonwood trees.

  • Fly casting for an acrobatic, hard fighting rainbow trout.

    Fly casting for an acrobatic, hard fighting rainbow trout.

  • Paddle boat and kayaks in pond. Kayaks can be used in the river also.

    Paddle boat and kayaks in pond. Kayaks can be used in the river also.

  • Located at the base of the Uinta Mts, thousands of miles of snowmobiling.

    Located at the base of the Uinta Mts, thousands of miles of snowmobiling.

  • West Pond Cabin twin room.

    West Pond Cabin twin room.

  • Fly fishing on the Bear River. Best fly fishing in South West WY.

    Fly fishing on the Bear River. Best fly fishing in South West WY.

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 06/01/2016
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8 BR  4 BA  Sleeps 26

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