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We had a great time! Joanne was great. Shawn was very skilled with the horses. Justin, Scott, and Troy were fabulous. It was a great place to unplug and connect as a family! Wonderful memories!! The cattle drive rocked!
Our family had an AMAZING time at the French Broad River Dude Ranch in the days before thanksgiving (Nov 2017). This was our second visit and we had a great time and WILL be back (already planning our next trip for this coming March 2018)....More
The atmosphere is great, the cabins and main restaurant are beautifully furnished and clean with a lot of adorable touches everywhere.
The food is fantastic and the cook is very attentive to your needs.
The wranglers were helpful and polite but not very talkative and...More
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Response from ShawnGannon, Owner at French Broad Outpost RanchResponded 5 December 2017
Thanks for your review. It is a little unrealistic to expect to be able to come to a ranch for just 2 nights and get to "do what you want" on the couple of rides supplied just because you might be a "skilled" horse rider....More
One day my wife asked me, "What if we all went to a dude ranch as a family?". Well, this concept had never even crossed my mind. With fall break approaching for our kids and nothing really planned, we talked it over, and decided to...More
Probably not what you were expecting to read for a review about a dude ranch, but that's just what it was ... and just what we needed! We really didn't need 8 hours of challenging horseback riding ... a couple of hours each day was...More