Where is the Closest Dude Ranch to Yellowstone’s Dutton Ranch?

Last Updated: May 30th, 2023

Where is the closest dude ranch to Yellowstone‘s Dutton Ranch filming location?

Well, Yellowstone’s famed Dutton Ranch is actually the Chief Joseph Ranch located near Darby, MT.

This historic ranch is located in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley and is currently utilized as the western backdrop for Paramount Network’s Original Series “Yellowstone”, as well as a guest ranch, and a family-owned, working ranch.

The problem with trying to stay The Chief Joseph Ranch is that they are often closed for new reservations.

Where is the top dude ranch near Yellowstone’s Dutton Ranch?

A great nearby choice for you to consider is the Triple Creek Ranch, also located near Darby, TM.

The adults-only Triple Creek Ranch is a proud member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux and an example of ‘refined rustic elegance’.

The award-winning alpine resort is located on the southern side of Trapper Peak, in the Bitterroot Mountain Range of western Montana. All of the usual western adventures are available, but what really sets Triple Creek Ranch apart is its emphasis on being the pinnacle of luxury. A world-class restaurant serving gourmet cuisine and award-winning wine, 5-star service all over the ranch, and cabins where even the smallest attention to detail is not missed.

It’s the complete package – when partnered with the lush scenery of alpine forest and rugged peaks, it makes one of the best hotels in the world.

Thanks in no small part to being adult-only, the Triple Creek Ranch is the most romantic getaway on our list of top dude ranches in Montana; enjoy a relaxing stay with your loved one in the serene countryside away from it all.

History of the Triple Creek Ranch

The original 40 acres of the ranch belonged to Reverend and Mrs. House from New York State. He was a minister in Conner and she taught at the little red schoolhouse on Piquett Creek Road. Both were also teachers at the school in Darby and they raised four children in the original house located at the center of Triple Creek Ranch.

The first fifty acres of Triple Creek Ranch was purchased and developed by a Michigan industrialist in 1982. Triple Creek Ranch served as his personal retreat for the first four years and then was developed into “Triple Creek Ranch, a Montana Hideaway”.

In 1993, he sold the property and business to the current owners, a couple who, as frequent guests, had fallen in love with the ranch. They have since infused the resort with a passion and enthusiasm that have made it the elegant Montana high country resort it is today. In 1995, Triple Creek Ranch became a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux Association.

If you’re looking for a memorable dude ranch located near the Dutton Ranch, check out Triple Creek!

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