Awesome Activities to do on the Ranch with your family (no Wifi required)

As you drive up Greenhorn Ranch Road, your cell signal slowly disappears and the notifications that represent the pressures of daily life cease for a while. It looks like it is time to disconnect to reconnect with your family and friends and make some memories!

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Lacey Dibble
Exploring the Lost Sierra

Though it is hard to leave the ranch once you’ve pulled in, there are plenty of places for our nature-loving guests to explore in the “Lost Sierra”, whether that be by foot, bike, or boat/paddle. You may be in the “Lost Sierra”, but we guarantee that you will find some magic while exploring this hidden and relatively unexplored (unpopulated?) treasure.

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Lacey Dibble
Top 7 Reasons Why a Dude Ranch Should be on Your Family Vacation Bucket List

You want a vacation where you can relax, recharge, and take in the beautiful scenery around you. You want to connect with your family and share in an adventure where the memories will last a lifetime.

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Charlotte Wyatt
Slowing down on the ranch

In this age of technology, social media and news detaching or unplugging from our routines, responsibilities and expectations allows us to reconnect to what’s really important. Family, friends, this beautiful nature, and yourself…

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Charlotte Wyatt
7 Exhilarating Activities You Can Expect at a Dude Ranch

At Greenhorn Ranch, we work to customize the getaway you want. Horseback adventures take center stage at the ranch. Rodeo games, pony rides and miles of trail await.

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Charlotte Wyatt
The Complete Greenhorn Guest Experience

Life on a California Dude Ranch is a special blend of worry-free in-the-moment wanderlust mixed with a wild zest for everyday adventure. High among the mountaintops in Plumas County and the Lost Sierra, Greenhorn Ranch is a destination resort for the whole family. Our fleet of trail-worthy horses is guided by a group of veteran wranglers, soft-spoken teachers and seasoned horsemen.

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Alli Phillips
Tee Time + Trailrides: Sierra Golfer Tour

“Yoga and golf are the only two things that I actually turn my brain off for,” said a recent visitor to Greenhorn. She said it after realizing horseback accomplished the same purpose for her in an unexpected way.

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Alli Phillips
Hook, Line and Sinker!

As a young guest shouts that they have a, “Fish on!” Everyone runs to help them unhook the shiny fish and snap a quick picture. Guests and staff alike giggle as the little fisherman’s arms stretch wider and wider each time they tell the story of their catch.

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Lacey Dibble
Flyfishing in Paradise

Plumas County is home to some of the most coveted fly fishing in California. Just steps away from the middle fork of the Feather River and driving distance to several of the headwaters of California’s major waterways, the region is known as Lakes Basin because of its spattering of high-altitude lakes.

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Alli Phillips
Wrangling Anglers

Plumas County is home to some of the most coveted flyfishing in California. Just steps away from the middle fork of the Feather River and driving distance to several of the headwaters of California’s major waterways, the region is known as Lakes Basin because of its spattering of high-altitude lakes. For a small fee, our expert guides are available for hire to show you the secrets of the streams and rivers in the Lost Sierra and Lakes Basin.

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Alli Phillips
4 Rules of Riding Every Greenhorn Should Know

Horseback riding is something everyone should experience in a lifetime. And while our Western folk heroes have made it look easy for ages, it takes just being in the presence of a horse for the average Greenhorn to get a little gun shy about climbing atop even the friendliest of ponies…

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Lacey Dibble
5 Day Family Getaway

Life on a California Dude Ranch is a special blend of worry-free in-the-moment wanderlust mixed with a wild zest for everyday adventure. High among the mountaintops in Plumas County and the Lost Sierra, Greenhorn Ranch is a destination resort for the whole family. Our fleet of trail-worthy horses is guided by a group of veteran wranglers, soft-spoken teachers and seasoned horsemen.

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Alli Phillips
A Greenhorn Getaway

Sandy feet and sunshine are enough to keep us rooted in spite of the hustle that defines the Orange County lifestyle. On the days I spend more time in traffic than surfing, I’m focusing on growing my businesses and my family so we can enjoy our slice of paradise living the California lifestyle I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy for most of my life. 

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Lacey Dibble