Fossil, Oregon
Fossil, Oregon

Our rustic working ranch offers the perfect location for romantic or family friendly Oregon getaways! Book an authentic ranch room at our B&B and then relax in the beautiful Butte Creek Valley! Customize your country escape with one of our exclusive vacation packages or limited time special offers.

Active Military

Thank you for your service! We offer a 10 percent discount towards your room stay for active military members, spouses and children. Simply present your military ID upon check-in. We thank you for all that you do to keep us safe.

Stay A Little Longer

Call off work and extend your vacation because if you stay six nights you’ll receive 50 percent off one night.

National Veterans Day

In honor of your service and sacrifice to keep us safe, we offer a 10 percent discount towards your Veterans Day room stay throughout the month of November.

National First Responders Appreciation Day

To show our gratitude to our everyday heroes for their contributions, sacrifices, and dedication to public service, we offer a 10 percent discount for your First Responders Day room stay throughout the month of December.

National Teachers’ Day

Our deepest appreciation for your contributions and dedication! We offer a 10 percent discount on your room stay throughout the month of January. Thank you for impacting the future of tomorrow today.

Specials may not be combined with any other discounts or promotions including third party website reservations.

Birthday Celebration

Make a loved one or friend’s special day truly unforgettable with the Wilson Ranches birthday celebration.

  • Personalized card
  • Homemade birthday cake (berry, carrot, chocolate, or white) or crisp (apple or berry)
  • 1-hour scenic birthday ride for two people
  • Hand-thrown stoneware mug by Deneen Pottery
  • Sisters Coffee Company Black Butte Gold 12 oz.



Anniversary Celebration

Add an extra spark of romance to your special getaway with the anniversary package.

Upon arrival, placed in your lodging:

  • Fresh arrangement of flowers with a personalized card
  • Homemade pie (apple, cherry, or berry) or cake (white, chocolate, or carrot)
  • 1-hour horseback ride


High Desert Engagement

Make a lasting commitment to your special someone from one of our many majestic views. Few locations are more breathtaking than the country overlooking the Butte Creek Valley and the Cascade Mountain Range at sunset.

Your Proposal Package includes:

  • 2-hour ride provided by one of our experienced guides
  • Homemade pie (apple, cherry, or berry) or cake (white, chocolate, or carrot)
  • Fresh arrangement of flowers and a personalized card



*Package price doesn’t include lodging, tax or gratuities.

Floral Arrangements

Handthrown Pottery

Apparel & Gift Items

Cake or Crisp

Dessert Crock

Fruit & Cheese Plate

Little Buckaroos

We will lead your little buckaroos ages 6 and up on their first ride in the Butte Creek Valley until they are comfortable and confident taking the full reins. When appropriate we can shorten their ride to vary with your little buckaroo’s attention and interest.

$59 per rider

Butte Creek Valley Ride

As you ride in the Butte Creek Valley, your senses will be awakened by the breathtaking views in all directions. Rein your horse in a cattle trail or blaze your own as you weave through the juniper trees and sagebrush. Our ranch saddle horses are incredibly sure footed and apt in the rocky terrain on Wilson Ranches. Ride through the history of the Old West!

1 Hour Adventure – $59 per rider

Cowboy Up!

Saddle up for a ride into the hills, while absorbing the beauty of our high desert range, rich in diverse flora and fauna. Wilson Ranches is teaming with wildlife: Mule deer, antelope, elk, coyotes, badgers, squirrels, upland game birds and birds of prey. See miles of country, while learning about early pioneers and cattle ranching.

2 Hour Adventure – $109 per rider

Open Range Picnic Ride

Set out on a romantic adventure on our breathtaking countryside. Saddle up and enjoy a guided horseback ride followed by a relaxing and delicious picnic, including fruit, cheese, crackers, summer sausage, olives and nuts. Soak up nature and be replenished.

2 Hour Adventure – $269 per couple

Oregon High Desert Trails Ride

The Wilsons’ ancestors came to the Oregon Territory on the Oregon Trail in the mid 1800s. On our many blue sky days, this ride has spectacular views of the Cascade Mountain Range. A ranch ride offers incredible opportunities for wildlife viewing and seeing nature unfold, with bunch grass valleys and high desert hillsides blanketed in wildflowers in the late spring and through the summer.

3 Hour Adventure – $159 per rider

Riding for the Brand

Join the Wilson family for a half a day in the saddle! As an authentic working cattle ranch, you may be riding for strays, gathering cattle for pasture rotation, checking pastures for water and riding fence lines as the Wilson family has done for seven generations. Rein your steed through the juniper and sagebrush-covered hillsides while keeping a lookout for strays. The Rocky Mountain elk migrations keep the cowboys on fencing duty.

Half-Day Adventure – $219 per rider

True Grit Ranch Ride

Live the life of a cowboy for a day! Cattle ranch work can include; gathering and moving cattle for pasture rotation, sorting, riding for stays, riding fence lines and checking springs. You will certainly bond with your saddle horse as you ride through steep rocky terrain. Guaranteed to challenge your stamina and provide insight on beef cattle and rangeland management. Be certain you have the grit to put a full day in the saddle, as you will be riding through rough country made for tough character.

Full-Day Adventure – $309 per rider

Group Horseback Riding