The Bar W Guest Ranch is a year-round dude ranch near Glacier National Park ready to treat you with true Montana hospitality from the moment you arrive until long after the sun sets. At the base of Spencer Mountain, nestled between two pine-covered ridges, there are over three thousand beautiful acres available for horseback riding and outdoor activities.
Located just a stone’s throw from the town of Whitefish, Glacier National Park and Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, The Bar W Guest Ranch is your outdoor adventure headquarters.
Natural Water Swimming
Winter Snow Activities
The Bar W Guest Ranch has the perfect blend of elegance and western informality. Our accommodations are carefully appointed to complement the western hospitality that makes every guest feel at home. Experience the adventure of the West, be taken back to a simpler time, and enjoy the beauty of nature; all while staying in a beautiful setting surrounded by the comforts of home.
The Bar W creates an escape for travelers where time runs a little slower, things seem a little easier, and every day feels like Saturday. The Bar W is the complete package; it’s everything you want in a vacation without ever leaving the ranch. At the Bar W Guest Ranch, each guest not only experiences a vacation of a lifetime, but also leaves understanding the true cowboy way of life.
The Bar W Guest Ranch is a horseman’s dream. We offer exceptional horseback riding in the mountainous wilderness surrounding the ranch, the peaks of the Stryker Range, and the open meadows of Swisher Lake. Guests can saddle up and enjoy thousands of acres of Montana wilderness on horseback, or enjoy the wide variety of arena activities offered.