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Lone Butte Ranch

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Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, NM
+1 505-473-9384
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Great way to spend an afternoon!

My older son treated our family of four to an afternoon of horseback riding at Lone Butte Ranch... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trish M
San Jose, California
via mobile
The BEST in Santa Fe!

Just came back from another fantastic sunset ride! The only place I go! Beautiful NM surroundings... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
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Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, NM
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My older son treated our family of four to an afternoon of horseback riding at Lone Butte Ranch. Being December, the weather was definitely cold but the sun was out and everyone was bundled up. Russ Dillen, the owner, was raised on the property and...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Just came back from another fantastic sunset ride! The only place I go! Beautiful NM surroundings, great & well kept horses, & Russ is my favorite NM cowboy! I Highly highly recommend Lone Butte Ranch! I will continue to return every chance I get!

Thank Pella1
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Our trail ride ended up being just my boyfriend, myself, and Russ the owner. We had a wonderful time. I felt very comfortable with Russ. He's a friendly guy. Conversation was pleasant throughout the ride. Beautiful land. Well behaved horses. Pay attention to instructions at...More

Thank 222smama
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My granddaughter and I took advantage this week of Russ and his great facility, company, and narrative to enjoy a great horseback ride. The time was full of stories, instructions, and great sights. The horses are well trained and clean, tac was also in super...More

Thank shookchanel
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Russ got us in last minute, despite our procrastination to book. He had a great sense of humor! The horses were well taken care of and well behaved. The timing was perfect and the view was so amazing, a picture could not do it justice....More

2  Thank kcroft503
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I had a great time. Russ the owner and tour guide was very informative and professional. After riding with him for an hour it felt like we knew him our whole life. His horses were well behaved and beautiful. It was a...More

2  Thank Freddy L
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We did the sunset ride with Russ and his assistant Tino(not sure of his name tho). They choose horses for is based on our size weight and experience level, helped us on and gave instructions on how to ride and "drive" the horse. He took...More

3  Thank KayCea S
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Loved the ride, the views, peaceful gorgeous sunset. Horses are very well cared for & Russ is the real deal cowboy with the worlds prettiest blue eyes!!! I'm going back solo tonite. The horses are nose to tail so it's perfect for new riders. For...More

2  Thank Pella1
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My visit to Russ' ranch was consistent with the rest of my Santa Fe experience - peaceful and beautiful. Russ provided just the kind of personal experience that I have come to appreciate about this amazing town. As other reviewers have mentioned, he provided very...More

Thank AJohn987
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This ride with Russ and his helper Tino was the best ever. Beautiful spot in the sunset. Professional support. Never felt unsafe. Just perfect. Thanks Russ: we will never forget this day.

Thank Bollfamily
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Susan B
30 October 2017|
Response from Pella1 | Reviewed this property |
Last I checked it was $65 person. Usually sunset ride about 2-2.5 hrs. Midway there's a stop to climb a small steep hill if you feel inclined. Not sure what the hours will be after clocks change. All levels of experience are... More
2 September 2015|
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Response from Cindylou333 | Reviewed this property |
This was my own question when we were doing research prior to our trip and has nothing to do with Lone Butte Ranch. Lone Butte is a half hr drive from Santa Fe and easy to find if u listen to Russ' directions. Not sure... More