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Danville, California
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This was our first vacation to a dude ranch and our kids ages 15, 13 want to come back for all future summer trips. The Cole Family and their staff were fun, friendly and helpful. The daily trail rides and arena activities were great. The horses were obviously well taken care of. The shooting range was a big hit, especially...

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randomaxeoflove, Owner at Marble Mountain Ranch - Family Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Dave and Ann, thank you for your kind comments. We are looking forward to your return - and no comments in your review about Doug's singing?! Whew - snuck another one by! :)

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I love going to the ranch every summer. Everything is amazing there! I must point out that my favorite part was Doug's singing. It was utterly phenomenal. Amazing. Exemplary. His singing has filled my soul. Listening to him sing has been a zen-like experience. It has fulfilled my purpose and completed my being. I might even go on to say...

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randomaxeoflove, Owner at Marble Mountain Ranch - Family Guest Ranch, responded to this review

OK Viveka, is it seven years consecutive attendance at Marble Mountain Ranch? And you are finally commenting on my singing??? Well.... take this! "Think of me....Think of me fondly..... When, we've said good bye!.....Remember me....once in a while.... and promise me you'll try....CHRISTINE!!! CAN IT BE CHRISTINE???!!! There, I hope that holds you over till next year! Cheers from Doug...

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Marble mountain ranch is one of the best holidays we have ever had! The Cole family are so welcoming and treated us like friends... The cabins are spotless... Heidi's food is awesome! My 15 year old loves all of the activities...he can't choose which is his favourite and he was busy all week and can't wait to return. The horses...

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randomaxeoflove, Owner at Marble Mountain Ranch - Family Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Polly, we seem to be having a rash of comments about Doug's singing since you have brought the topic up. So, in an an effort to further improve the customer experience at Marble Mountain Ranch, we on the quality assuredness team have sponsored Doug into the Humbold University music department voice classes. Unfortunately, he opted for the distance learning...

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Heidi and Doug and all the staff were so friendly and welcoming! There was something there for everyone. The kids (15,14, and 12) survived with no cell phones, tv or radio and did not even miss them. Great family memories!!

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randomaxeoflove, Owner at Marble Mountain Ranch - Family Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Lori ! Getting disconnected from technology is a point that we consider key in our business model. Thanks for the business, and we will review your comments with the folks from Apple that visited a few weeks prior. They were not quite as successful as your family at disconnecting. Go figure! Cheers, Doug, Heidi, and the gang

Cypress, California
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We were a family of 8 ranging in age from 8 - 75, including grandparents. We all had a blast. Met great people, had lots of fun and learned a lot. It was awesome. Highly recommend Marble Mountain to all. Doug, Heidi and the whole staff where super. The food was fabulous.

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Doug and Heidi provided everything our family could have wanted in a dude ranch experience. They were professional, yet felt like being with old friends. The cabins were very clean and comfortable. Through instruction and fun time in the arena we learned to be better horse back riders, had a blast on the river rafting trips, enjoyed camp fires, crafts...

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Anaheim, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

If you want to go to a beautiful, remote place where the people are friendly and the food is filling-head to Marble Mountain Ranch. Heidi, Doug, and staff take good care of their guests. We enjoyed all the activities and food. We are grateful for our time at the ranch. Can't wait to go back.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 8 April 2015

My 15 year old son and I went to a dude ranch in search of some new adventures to share and we got it. For the first time we both shot rifles, hand guns, shot guns, black powder guns, threw tomahawks, and got completely into archery. We both had a phobia of riding horses, but by the end of the...

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Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Amazing fishing this year. Expert guiding with exceptional boat handling by Adam. Doug and Heidi gave top notch service with warm hospitality. Stayed longer this year cant wait to return. Maybe a horse pack trip this summer. Dont miss Heidi's desserts!!

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Walnut Creek, CA
Reviewed 12 November 2014

If you want to get off the grid and enjoy a colorful fall setting, Marble Mountain Family Ranch is the perfect get away. The cabins are immaculately clean with all the necessities that you would want. My husband had a fantastic fly fishing experience for 3 days. He was guided by the owners (Doug and Heidi Cole) son, Adam. He...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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California family dude ranch / guest ranch - the Western riding holiday with a signature raft & ride family vacation. California's best family quest ranch mixes daily horse riding, rafting, shooting sports and fly fishing. All inclusive packages cover lodging, meals, taxes, riding, rafting, fishing, sporting clays and more. Join us for California's only saddle/paddle family vacation. ... more   less 

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Address: 92520 State Highway 96, Somes Bar, CA 95568-9713
Region: United States > California > Somes Bar
Number of rooms: 10
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