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The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch


 The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch fly fishing vacation ranch in Shell Wyoming

The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch, located 1 hour east of Cody and 2 hours from Yellowstone National Park, is an upscale 100-year old, 300,000 acre working cattle, riding, horsemanship and fly-fishing guest ranch located in Shell, Wyoming. This ranch offers the unique combination of a large operational cattle ranch with an upscale hospitality experience and a selection of non-riding activities. Limited to around 25 riding guests on a weekly.

This area is one of the least dense populated in the US and enjoys a seldom seen variety of scenery due the many exposed formations. Depending on the season you can ride in elevations ranging from 4200 to up to 11,000+. Because of the high level of riding and horsemanship, The Hideout enjoys a growing number of international travelers along with US and Canadian travelers looking for a riding ranch.

Lodging, food and personal attention are upscale. The owners and management is very actively involved in the well-being of the guests so no corners are cut. The Hideout staff speaks four languages.

Capacity: Limited to approximately 25 guests during our summer and fall season. Early spring weeks are limited to 12-15 guests.
Open: Open Mid-March through the first week of November for four or six night stays. Groups of 6 or more can be accommodated off-season with advance notice.
Altitude: The base area is situated at 4,200 ft with rides going as high as 10,000 ft.
Location: The Hideout at Lodge & Guest Ranch is located in gorgeous north-central Wyoming. Both the Hideout and Trapper Creek Lodge & Guesthouse are located in Shell, Wyoming - nestled at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains. Most guests fly into Cody, WY, and get to Shell, Wyoming using a Hideout transfer or rental car. If flying into Billings, MT (2.5 hours from The Hideout) or Sheridan, WY (2 hours from The Hideout) a rental car is required.
Reservations: 307-765-2080
Rates: 6-Night Packages (All-inclusive, Sunday Arrival, Saturday departure)

$2,465 per person/double occupancy (Spring)
$2,995 per person/double occupancy (Summer)
$2,685 per person/double occupancy (Fall)

- All rates are listed as Per Person
- All rates are subject to 5% WY sales tax and 15% service charge.
- 4-night (limited in summer) and 13 night packages available upon request
- Single Supplement $375 for six night stay and $195 for four night stay
- Children's rates are for age 11 and under. (15% discount)
- Rates and prices subject to change until reservation secured by 30% deposit
- Check in is after 2:00 on Sunday and check out by 11:00 on check out day
- All activities are weather permitting
Minimum Stay: 4-Night minimum stay. All check-ins are on Sunday.
Deposit: - A 30% deposit is due at the time of booking to secure your reservation.
- Deposit remains refundable up until 60 days prior to Check In date, with a penalty of $350 booking fee per person for the cancellation.
- 59 days prior to Check In date, the deposit becomes non-refundable.
- Remaining balance due 30 days prior to Check In date and is non-refundable... **Remaining balance processed to the credit card on file unless notified otherwise
Payment: Visa, American Express, Master Card, Personal Check, and bank wire transfer are accepted forms of payment.
Transportation: Airport Transfers (round trip, five-person maximum)

- From Cody WY: $225

Rental cars are available from Cody, Billings and Sheridan Airports
Travel Agents: The Hideout works with travel agents and tour operators. Contact The Hideout directly for details regarding commission percentages.
Lodging: The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch can accommodate 42 guests, but the management only allows around 25 riding guests per week to keep the experience personal, genuine and almost customized. To make your stay unforgettable, The Hideout hires professional and flexible staff with a genuinely positive “can do” attitude.

The lodging at The Hideout is upscale and well-appointed in full log cabins with modern amenities. There are different styles of rooms available ranging from the traditional Hideout Cabins to The Casitas and the very upscale Hideout Homes. A guest house with three bedrooms, loft, kitchen, two bathrooms and living room is located two miles down the road for those who desire complete privacy. If you prefer fine, luxurious upscale housing there is The Hideout Home, a three bedroom, high end family home that can be rented at a premium.

All rooms and lodges are very clean, including well kept amenities and décor that is updated on a yearly basis. All rooms and lodges are cleaned daily with a mid-week turn during which all sheets, towels, etc. are replaced by housekeeping.

The premises are well maintained.

No expense or effort is spared when it comes to quality; you will not find ten-year old mattresses in your room. The Hideout is well-funded and uses every resource to keep accommodations in top shape.

Their unique history and international assets offer guests both the experience of an upscale guest ranch and the ability to experience a 100-year old operational cattle ranch in one of the most remote and nearly untouched areas of Wyoming. Quality, safety and professionalism are key to this operation.
Kids' Program: The Hideout does not offer a children's program. The Hideout's programs are geared toward educating guests; whether learning more about horsemanship, Stockmanship, working cattle, cowboying, fly-fishing, hiking or a trip to the local dinosaur dig sites while having fun and being pampered. The Hideout strives to treat children as young adults and to offer them the full Hideout ranch experience. The Hideout welcomes children from the age of 8 years old. Children 14 years of age and under are required to wear a helmet when riding.
Food/Dining: More and more guests, both new and returning, come to The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch for its rich culinary reputation. The executive chef keep up with culinary trends from across the world. The Hideout’s chef pays attention to the importance of healthy food, using fresh ingredients from our own ranch garden, local farmers markets and small farms in the region.

The Hideout offers three full meals per day with wine at dinner and a nightly cocktail hour – all covered by the all-inclusive rates at The Hideout. The hearty Western-style breakfasts include hot items such as omelets, French toast, pancakes, fresh fruits and pastries and a selection of cereals, fruit juice and yogurt.

Guests who choose to have lunch at the main lodge will enjoy a delicious sit down lunch complete with fresh iced tea and a light dessert. Otherwise, a hearty sack lunch with made-to-order sandwiches, fresh fruit, granola bars and other snacks is made for you to take on the trail. After a day of riding or other pursuits, guests take a refreshing shower and then head over to cocktail hour where they are treated to variety of hors d’oeuvres and conversation before a 3-course dinner. On the menu there are western staples like delicious certified prime or choice Angus steaks, but there are also other favorites like fresh fish, lamb, chicken, game, etc.

During the summer months of June through September, weekly cookouts are a favorite of the guests and staff alike and serve as a culinary and social finale to the week.

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