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Combined Horseback Riding and

Rafting Adventures

 

Make the most out of your Yellowstone vacation. Enjoy the beauty of the Northern Yellowstone backcountry on horseback. Saddle-up for a day or camp under the stars for two days of horseback riding.

Now launch into the whitewater of the Yellowstone River for an exciting adventure. Add a night of tent camping or call it a day. Experience the best of the great Montana outdoors, rafting and horseback riding in Northern Yellowstone. Saddle and Paddle completes your vacation itinerary.


PADDLE AND SADDLE

 

9am and 11:00am Daily, Mid-May through Early September

A two-hour horseback ride combined with a two-hour raft trip, the Paddle Saddle promises to be an action packed family adventure! This is our most popular combo!

  • $97 Adults
  • $87 Children 7-12 years old (Riders must be at least 7 years of age, See Paddle/Saddle Express to accommodate 5 years of age and up)
  • Weight Maximum of 300 lbs. per person
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PADDLE AND SADDLE EXPRESS

 

9am and 1pm Daily, May through September


You asked and we listened! Our Paddle and Saddle trip is our most popular trip, but many of our guests have asked for an option that provides them with the flexibility to either travel or explore new areas after their adventure.

Enter the Paddle and Saddle Express! Enjoy a One Hour Horseback Ride followed by our fun 8 Mile Raft Trip. We offer this trip both morning and afternoon so you will still have time to spend the rest of your day exploring and playing in Yellowstone Park.

  • $78 Adults
  • $68 Children 5-12 years old (Riders must be at least 5 years of age)
  • Weight Maximum of 300 lbs. per person 

This combination adventure has the best of everything "Montana" with an introduction to horseback riding, whitewater rafting, western cabin life, and riverside camping in the beautiful Northern Yellowstone area. From the time we greet you at 2 pm the first day, until you leave us early-afternoon the third day, you'll enjoy western hospitality - including all the smiles, gear and home-cooked meals. This vacation package is a complete, no-hassle experience for all ages (7 and up) and levels of outdoor experience.

General Trip Itinerary:
2:30pm Check-in at the Camp Store
3 pm Arrive at Hells A Roarin' Ranch
4-6 pm Horseback Riding
7 pm Cowboy Cookout Dinner at the Ranch
~ Retire to Cabin
7:30am Good Morning! Breakfast is served at 7:30am for an early start
8:30am-12:30pm Horseback riding in the backcountry
12:30/1pm Lunch
2:30pm Check-in at the Flying Pig Camp Store for rafting orientation
3:30pm Rafting launch on the Yellowstone River
5pm Arrive at riverside campsite by raft
5-7pm Snacks, camp setup and just relaxing in the backcountry
7- 10pm Dinner, cleanup and a campfire!
8:30-9am Camp breakfast is served
9:30/10am Depart via raft on the Yellowstone River
11:30am Lunch at Flying Pig's private river access location (Tip: apple trees up the hill)
2-3pm Raft to take-out and return to the Camp Store

General Trip Itinerary:
Check-in at the Flying Pig Camp Store in Gardiner by 2:30pm your reserved departure day. You will receive initial instructions and directions to Hell's A'Roarin' Ranch were your adventure will begin.

Your horses will be waiting for your fist ride in the beautiful Montana backcountry. Dinner at the Ranch is Sue's famous Cowboy Cookout featuring mouth watering steaks with all the trimmings. After dinner, guests gather around the campfire for some ol' fashioned fun ~ listen or sing along with the cowboys as they strum guitars ~ Youngsters can roast marshmallows ~ star gaze and pick out your favorite constellations ~ an ideal setting to relax with family and make new friends.

Enjoy the Best of Northern Yellowstone

  • Horseback Riding through the Gallatin National Forest
  • Sleep Overnight in a Charming Montana Cabin
  • White Water Rafting on the Yellowstone River
  • Spend overnight in a tent by the River under the Big Montana Sky

After a good nights sleep in your cozy cabin, rise and shine for an exciting action packed day. A hearty homemade breakfast is served at 7:30am before saddling up for an extended horseback ride into the pristine wilderness of the Gallatin National Forest. Your guide will ensure the group returns to the ranch in time for lunch, so you can head down the hill to the river.

Return to The Flying Pig Camp Store by 2:30 to check in for rafting instructions, and a 3:30 launch on the Yellowstone River. Your river rafting adventure begins, as you head downstream toward the evening campsite. Guides take care of the food, gear and set-up so you can relax and enjoy the ride!

Spend an amazing night on the banks of the Yellowstone River at your camp-site. Dinner will be prepared and served around the campfire amidst the peace and serenity of beautiful Yellowstone country. Relax with family and friends while you enjoy the fire and big night sky of Montana.

Leaving plenty of time for an incredible nights rest in the great outdoors, guests gather for camp breakfast at 8:30 before launching back into your Yellowstone white water adventure. A morning raft trip takes you downriver to the private Flying Pig river access site for a nice lunch.

One last launch in the river to complete an unforgettable 12 mile rafting adventure through majestic north Yellowstone. Guides will shuttle rafters back to the camp store and your return to civilization, in time for your evening plans!

You are welcome to return to Hell's A'Roarin' Ranch just for dinner at the Cowboy Cookout ~ just make your reservation at the camp store.
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3-DAY YELLOWSTONE ADVENTURE

 

Mid-June through August

An exciting blend of an Overnight Raft Trip and Overnight at the Ranch. Enjoy an action packed three days that will be a highlight of your Yellowstone Vacation. With one night in a remote Montana rustic cabin or wall tent and one night camping on the river, you get to experience it all. All meals and gear are provided.

  • $550 Adults & $485 Children (12 years & under)
  • Riders must be at least 7 years of age  
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This combination adventure has the best of everything "Montana" with an introduction to horseback riding, whitewater rafting, western cabin life, and riverside camping in the beautiful Northern Yellowstone area. From the time we greet you at 2 pm the first day, until you leave us early-afternoon the third day, you'll enjoy western hospitality - including all the smiles, gear and home-cooked meals. This vacation package is a complete, no-hassle experience for all ages (7 and up) and levels of outdoor experience.

General Trip Itinerary:
2:30pm Check-in at the Camp Store
3 pm Arrive at Hells A Roarin' Ranch
4-6 pm Horseback Riding
7 pm Cowboy Cookout Dinner at the Ranch
~ Retire to Cabin
7:30am Good Morning! Breakfast is served at 7:30am for an early start
8:30am-12:30pm Horseback riding in the backcountry
12:30/1pm Lunch
2:30pm Check-in at the Flying Pig Camp Store for rafting orientation
3:30pm Rafting launch on the Yellowstone River
5pm Arrive at riverside campsite by raft
5-7pm Snacks, camp setup and just relaxing in the backcountry
7- 10pm Dinner, cleanup and a campfire!
8:30-9am Camp breakfast is served
9:30/10am Depart via raft on the Yellowstone River
11:30am Lunch at Flying Pig's private river access location (Tip: apple trees up the hill)
2-3pm Raft to take-out and return to the Camp Store

General Trip Itinerary:
Check-in at the Flying Pig Camp Store in Gardiner by 2:30pm your reserved departure day. You will receive initial instructions and directions to Hell's A'Roarin' Ranch were your adventure will begin.

Your horses will be waiting for your fist ride in the beautiful Montana backcountry. Dinner at the Ranch is Sue's famous Cowboy Cookout featuring mouth watering steaks with all the trimmings. After dinner, guests gather around the campfire for some ol' fashioned fun ~ listen or sing along with the cowboys as they strum guitars ~ Youngsters can roast marshmallows ~ star gaze and pick out your favorite constellations ~ an ideal setting to relax with family and make new friends.

Enjoy the Best of Northern Yellowstone

  • Horseback Riding through the Gallatin National Forest
  • Sleep Overnight in a Charming Montana Cabin
  • White Water Rafting on the Yellowstone River
  • Spend overnight in a tent by the River under the Big Montana Sky

After a good nights sleep in your cozy cabin, rise and shine for an exciting action packed day. A hearty homemade breakfast is served at 7:30am before saddling up for an extended horseback ride into the pristine wilderness of the Gallatin National Forest. Your guide will ensure the group returns to the ranch in time for lunch, so you can head down the hill to the river.

Return to The Flying Pig Camp Store by 2:30 to check in for rafting instructions, and a 3:30 launch on the Yellowstone River. Your river rafting adventure begins, as you head downstream toward the evening campsite. Guides take care of the food, gear and set-up so you can relax and enjoy the ride!

Spend an amazing night on the banks of the Yellowstone River at your camp-site. Dinner will be prepared and served around the campfire amidst the peace and serenity of beautiful Yellowstone country. Relax with family and friends while you enjoy the fire and big night sky of Montana.

Leaving plenty of time for an incredible nights rest in the great outdoors, guests gather for camp breakfast at 8:30 before launching back into your Yellowstone white water adventure. A morning raft trip takes you downriver to the private Flying Pig river access site for a nice lunch.

One last launch in the river to complete an unforgettable 12 mile rafting adventure through majestic north Yellowstone. Guides will shuttle rafters back to the camp store and your return to civilization, in time for your evening plans!

You are welcome to return to Hell's A'Roarin' Ranch just for dinner at the Cowboy Cookout ~ just make your reservation at the camp store.

The combination adventures are our most popular trips. Your hosts and guides do the work and everyone has fun. These trips are safe and enjoyable for beginners.

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