6 days a week, all year long. Activities vary
according to season/weather. Riding,
roping, herding cattle & horses, and many other daytime and
evening activities. Singles or groups. Can
accommodate up to 19 persons.
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June 15-21, 2014
July 6-12, 2014
August 10-16, 2014
September 14-20, 2014
Spring Horse Drive and Gather
May 16-18, 2014
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Wilderness Pack Trips:
July 20-26, 2014
July 27-August 2, 2014
Pack into and throughout the wilderness
of the Jarbidge Mountains. Sleep in tents or outdoors. Singles or groups.
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Bring Your Own
Ranch stays only. Year round.
Enjoy our ranch on the
comfort of your own horse.
Your trusted steed will have his/her own pen.
Bring your own feed, tack, gear, shoes, etc.
The two of you will be amazed at the newfound
freedom and wide open spaces that you'll share!
Rifle, Archery & Muzzleloader hunting for
Mule Deer, Elk, Pronghorn Antelope, Mountain Lion, Bighorn Sheep
in hunt units 072 & 074. Spike camps in Jarbidge Wilderness. Dates
vary with hunting seasons. Use Cottonwood as your base
camp. Stay in our beautiful lodge or bring your trailer &
stay in our full service RV Park. You can even dry camp &
still enjoy our delicious meals & hospitality along with our
restroom & shower facilities. We offer
vehicle guided hunts, pack horses & game retrieval services, as
well as, meat locker, tire repair service & basic supply store.
Wilderness Fishing Trip:
Pack in to wilderness stream on
horseback. Trips to be scheduled. Sleep in tents or
outdoors. Singles or groups.
& Trail Rides:
July 1 through Sept 30. Minimum 4 people. Sleep in
tents or outside.
Bring your bike. Explore hundreds of miles of trails & old
roads over varied terrain. May 1 through October 31.
Sleep at Lodge or camp on the trail.
Birding and Wildlife Viewing:
Whether it's just a weekend stay or a week-long adventure,
there are hundreds of species of birds & animals to find,
observe and enjoy.
Bird & Wildlife Enthusiasts!
Join us March 28-30 for our
Incredible Birding & Wildlife Viewing Weekend
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all of the details
Here's a brief paper written by avid birder,
Peter Kaestner, after his first visit to Cottonwood in
Snowmobiling/Cross country skiing:
Sleep & eat in comfortable warm lodge while enjoying exciting
winter sports. December through March, weather permitting. Groups up to 19.
Small or large, elegant or simple, religious or
civil ceremony, we
will work with you to create the special
celebration of your dreams.
Full catering, reception
tables, chairs, horse drawn
buggies & carriages, floral
arrangements, wedding cakes,
hair & makeup, decorating, RV
with hookups, photography,
officiating...we can accommodate
of your needs and desires
to help coordinate your
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Business Retreats & Meetings:
The Ranch is an ideal setting for businesses, groups &
organizations to meet and relax. It offers a wonderful
atmosphere for seminars and workshops. Lodging, meals and
ranch activities can round out any program and give participants
a delightful experience they'll long cherish. Contact the ranch
for assistance in planning your learning or sharing event.
Year round. Tepee & tents are also available
for extra sleeping accommodations in the summer months. Groups up to 19
Family Reunions Year- round.
Groups up to 19. In the summer months
tepee & tents are available for extra sleeping
In addition to riding, there
are many other fun activities like arena games, horseshoes, lawn
games, roping practice, hiking trails, fishing, campfires,
hayrides, biking and more to share.
Bring your ATVs and
enjoy hundreds of miles of exciting trails!
Wagons: Hay wagons, chuck
Sleighs and hayrides
Lodging: Luxurious guest lodge
with great room, reading area, computer desk with high speed
internet, dining area, private bathrooms,
extensive outdoor decks, separate recreation room with pool
table and big screen TV, outdoor hot tub, free wi-fi. Can accommodate
most groups up to 19 persons.
Tents: Can accommodate any number
Cooking: Ranch style cooking year
Horses: Gentle riding horses,
working cow horses, trail horses, work horses.
Location: 90 miles NE of Elko
on the East side of the Jarbidge Wilderness.
Elevation 6,037 feet