Welcome to California’s Finest Dude Ranch, Greenhorn Ranch

Looking across the pond on a warm summer day at our Northern California Dude Ranch, Greenhorn Ranch

Now Booking for 2024!

Our 2024 all-inclusive season spans from May through October. Book now and save on your next vacation with us to enjoy the memorable experiences available only at Greenhorn Ranch.

Whether you’re riding on our experienced trail horses through mountain creeks in the huge pine tree shadows of the Lost Sierra forest, or learning to shoot clay pigeons as they fly above the lush mountain glens of Greenhorn, we know you’ll create memories that no other dude ranch can offer. Explore the list of exciting adventures we offer at Greenhorn.

Dude Ranch Life

Greenhorn Ranch is a premier guest ranch in Northern California’s Lost Sierra. Established in 1962, we’ve built our reputation on providing refined comforts and relaxed adventures in a spectacular natural setting. As a long-time member of the Dude Ranch Association, we take pride in serving you with warm, welcoming Western hospitality. While we offer traditional ranch pleasures, such as horseback trail rides guided by experienced wranglers, riding lessons, fishing, and fishing instruction, we also offer you a variety of other contemporary indulgences. Some of our unique activities include: skeet shooting, electric mountain biking, archery, gold panning, and whiskey tastings. With 600 acres and access to over 500,000 acres of public lands for riding and exploring, we’re ready to help you unwind and create lifelong memories at the finest dude ranch in California.

Our Dude Ranch Vacation Specials

Don’t miss out on our vacation specials, book your stay now!

Greenhorn Ranch Webcam

We’re excited to share live views from our corral, our upper fishing pond, and the Greenhorn Saloon Deck.

Just imagine yourself mounting your horse for an exciting ride through the Sierras, practicing your fly-rod casts at the edge of the pond, and enjoying a cool beverage in the afternoon shade of the trees just outside the Saloon.

We can’t wait for you to see these views in person!

A capture from our live webcam showing the upper pond, our grassy glen, and Adirondack chairs in the shade at our California dude ranch

Experience Greenhorn

If you haven’t already visited Greenhorn Ranch….DO! The casual cowboy atmosphere will have you believing you are a real wrangler. The food was delicious, staff very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
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The Wrangler - The Greenhorn Ranch Blog discussing our California dude ranch events, amenities, activities, & lodging

Tips, happenings, and stories of life on the Ranch.

COVID 19 Safety at Greenhorn Ranch

At the Greenhorn Ranch we take the heath and safety of Cowboys, Cowgirls and Buckaroos very seriously. Although the Greenhorn Ranch is naturally socially distanced by our glorious 600 acres, we have implemented new policies and procedures exceeding current CDC Guidelines.

Join us this Saturday for a special Father’s Day celebration! 💛 Enjoy BBQ, bonfires, raffles, and games. Space is limited, so call now to reserve your spot. We can’t wait to celebrate our amazing dads with you 🤠
Looking to have as much fun as possible while visiting our ranch? Meet Jacob, our Activities Director aka Fun Director! Whether you’re looking to try a new activity or just have a great time, Jacob’s got you covered 🤠
Honoring the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom 🇺🇸 This Memorial Day, we remember and thank you ♥️
Wrangler Joe has been at the Greenhorn Ranch since the 70’s, and he’s got some of the best stories 🤠 Have you heard any of his stories on your ride? We’d love to know, please share them below 👇🏼
Summer adventures are better with your furry friend by your side! 🐾 At Greenhorn Ranch, your four-legged friend is welcome to join the adventure 🐶 
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This is your sign to getaway this summer ✨
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Embracing the tranquility of Mondays at the ranch 🐴 
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You could say we’re getting a little excited for summer. We look forward to this view all winter long 🏕️
It’s never too early to start dreaming about summer ☀️🏕️