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Arizona Outdoor Adventures & Activities

Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure, or just want to keep in shape, The Mountain Ranch Resort offers many onsite activities to keep you moving. From one-on-one fitness training to an exciting horseback ride (seasonal May-September), you are sure to find an activity to meet both your fitness and adventure levels.

Fitness Activities

Our resort offers 35 acres of breathtaking views designed to help you recharge, relax, and get inspired to create and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Living a healthy life doesn't have to mean spending hours at the gym. We offer guests many onsite activities including:

  • Tennis
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fitness Facility
  • Hiking
  • One-on-One Fitness Training

Arizona Horseback Riding (seasonal May-September)

Enjoy the breathtaking views and explore the Kaibab National Forest from your vantage point in the saddle. We offer several horseback riding packages designed for all levels of riders. Check out our promotional video.

One hour $55

Our one hour trail ride is an easy ride which takes you into the beautiful Kaibab National Forest. Enjoy beautiful forest and wildlife views from your vantage point in the saddle. Our easiest ride, perfect for beginning riders.

Two hours $100

Our two hour trail ride is our most popular ride. Explore a bit deeper into beautiful Kaibab National Forest. Enjoy the stunning forest views and keep your eyes peeled for a wide variety of wildlife.

Other Horseback Tours Are Available:

  • 3 hours
  • 4 hours
  • 6 hours
  • 8 hours

Please call the stables directly at 928-635-0706 or book your horseback ride here.

Sleigh Rides

In the wintertime, our resort is transformed by the winter white, mountain snow. Gather your family and friends for a real treat on a scenic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the winter wonderland of the snow-covered Kaibab National Forest! Await your handsome team of Percheron draft horses as you cozy up next to the campfire, while sipping on hot cocoa for the kids or hot toddies for the adults. If romance is what you desire, you can enjoy a bottle of wine or champagne on your ride as you cuddle up under the warm wool blankets and glide through the snow covered pines with horses trotting and sleigh bells jingling. We ask that you please dress warmly with gloves, hat and a warm jacket.

Sleigh Rides begin as early as November 20th, weather permitting, based on snow conditions. There is no guarantee that snow conditions will be suitable for a sleigh.

Sleighs depart from the main entrance of the hotel starting at 10:00am-noon on the hour, and nightly 5:00pm-8:00pm on the hour, Thursday-Monday. After your sleigh ride, relax and cozy up by the fire before you dine on inspired-by-nature cuisine at The Ranch Bar & Grill. Prepared by our award-winning chef, our team takes great pride in preparing each entree to order using local and organic food sources whenever possible. Dinner Rides $93.00 Adults and $69.00 Youth (3-11).

For reservations and information, please call Central Reservations 928.635.2693.

Cancellation Policy: Please dress for the possibility of changing winter weather conditions. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the sleigh ride start time will incur a fee equivalent to 50% of the total cost of the tour. For no call-no shows and cancellations occurring after the start time; the cancellation fee is 100% of the total cost of the sleigh ride. Weather is not a viable reason for cancellation; Mountain Ranch Resort and/or Mountain Ranch Stables reserves the right to cancel sleigh rides anytime for weather, safety, and snow conditions.


Arizona Mountain Bike Rentals

Take in the cool mountain air and all the sites of the surrounding areas. From adventurous trail rides into the Kaibab National Forest or paved access roads to the highest elevated winery in North America, feel free to make it a short excursion or a full day off-property adventure for the entire family.

  • Full day $45.00 (must be returned by 6:00 pm)
  • Half day $30.00 (4 hour maximum)
  • 1 hour $25.00 (1 hour minimum)

Arizona Hiking and Trail Running 

Miles of carefully groomed trails invite moderate or strenuous joggers and hikers to explore the cool forest and enjoy the beautiful mountain views.

Sack Lunches to Power Your Adventure

Make sure you have the energy you need to keep going with one of our healthy sack lunches. Lunch to go options include everything from wraps and sandwiches on house-made breads with custom condiments to assortment of cheeses, fresh fruits, fresh baked sweet breads, and water.

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