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live the lost sierra

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ˈɡrēnˌhôrn/ noun

a person who is new to or inexperienced at a particular activity.

Guest ranch


A ranch with a focus on horseback riding, outdoor adventures, western culture and reconnecting with friends and family.

Experience Cowboy Culture

Greenhorn Ranch is a guest ranch in California’s Lost Sierra. Horseback riding takes center stage on the ranch. Our goal is to get Greenhorns in the saddle safely.

A home away from home, Greenhorn Ranch welcomes you as family. Wranglers and Greenhorns break bread at the same table. With 660 acres and access to 500,000 acres of public land for riding, 80 head of horses, our home is just more fun than yours.

Cowboy living is alive and well. Our wranglers will teach you how to ride a horse with confidence or help you improve your riding skills. Come and cultivate your cowboy, California-style. Explore Greenhorn Ranch.


Host a Gathering

Rustic weddings. Intimate retreats. Good old-fashioned family reunions. Cell phone service not included.


Learn the Latest at the Ranch

Introducing our new head chef Scott Burns

Executive Chef Scott Burns is pioneering Dude Ranch cuisine, California-style. Born and raised in the Sierra communities, he honed his skill between traditional fine dining steak houses in the Mountain West and California’s pride: farm-to-table restaurants utilizing the freshest fare available from local vendors…

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Head Chef Scott Burns at Greenhorn Ranch California



Build Your Best Adventure

Choose one of our itineraries to make the most of your stay at the Ranch.


Getting to the Ranch

Nestled in the Lost Sierra, this hidden escape is just over an hour from Reno Tahoe International Airport and less than three hours from Sacramento International Airport.

Easy to get to and hard to reach, just the way we like it.

Need a ride from the airport? We can do that.

2116 Greenhorn Ranch Rd., Quincy, CA 95971