Unique & Authentic Oregon Ranch Bed and Breakfast

Pioneer hospitality and an authentic ranch vacation await you at Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast providing exceptional Fossil, Oregon lodging.  Immerse yourself in a peaceful ranch environment rich in history and love on a 9,000 acre working cattle and hay ranch in the beautiful Butte Creek Valley, three miles west of the small town of Fossil, Oregon.

This Fossil, Oregon bed and breakfast is in a historic 1910 Sears Roebuck Ranch House with six pristine ranch style guest rooms, and a spacious living and dining area.  The Bed & Breakfast has a large lawn with century old locust and fruit trees to watch songbirds on migration through the area, cattle grazing or deer and quail that make Wilson Ranches their home.  Soak up the magnificent scenery and serenity with fresh air, stunning sunsets and brilliant star-studded nights.

The event of the day starts with your hosts Phil and Nancy preparing a family-style ranch breakfast.  The Wilson’s sit down with the guests and share about ranch life, local history and the funny and serious sides of rural living.

The juniper and sage covered high desert hills are spectacular for an Oregon horseback riding, birding, hiking, wildlife viewing and photography. Your senses will be awakened by the breathtaking views and big-sky horizons in all directions on a scenic horseback ride, cattle drive or riding for strays.

Lodging  in our Fossil, Oregon bed and breakfast provides more than an incredible night’s rest, as our guest you will receive assistance in creating a unique ranch vacation filled with adventure and a haven to renew your spirit.

The Wilson Ranches family is blessed to share the tradition of pioneer hospitality and the experience of life on a western cattle ranch with guests from around the world.   Fossil, Oregon is truly an untouched part of Eastern Oregon’s history and has welcomed pioneers and dreamers for more than 150 years.

Discover your adventure in the John Day River Territory!

Fossil Oregon Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Ride the high desert range on an authentic working cattle ranch.

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Fossil Hunting in Central Oregon


Collect remarkably preserved fossils in the rich beds behind Wheeler High School.

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John Day Fossil Beds in Central Oregon

John Day Fossil Beds

One of the richest repositories of plant and mammal fossils in the world.

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Fishing in Fossil, Oregon

Fishing the John Day River

A bass angler’s paradise on the scenic and wild John Day River.

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