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Wilson Ranches Retreat

16555 Butte Creek Lane , Fossil, OR 97830 USA (Show map)
4.7
33 Reviews
$99 - $139
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About

Welcome to the Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed and Breakfast in North Central Oregon. A 9,000 acre working cattle ranch takes you off the beaten track to our rustic hideout. Break free of the daily details and enjoy a rejuvenating stay in a quiet and peaceful environment. Enjoy golfing at the Kinzua Hills Golf Course, a 4x4 Sunset Ranch Tour with a magnificent view of the Cascade Mountain Range, a horseback ride in a geologically and historically rich area of Wheeler County, or a quiet hike to view the wildlife and diverse plant life on Wilson Ranches. You will be captivated by this incredible secluded scenic area. The Retreat is a great place to headquarter your exploration of the Clarno, Sheep Rock, and Painted Hills Units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. The John Day River offers world class bass fishing and river rafting trips. We invite you to become part of our ranch family and share in our lifestyles celebrating anniversaries, weddings, family reunions, or just relaxing in the wide-open spaces on Wilson Ranches. Wilson Ranches Retreat provides a comfortable setting for meetings and corporate retreats. Let the Retreat be your home away from home.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Friendly Ranch Family!

5 on April 29, 2014

What a great stay! We booked a single night a few weeks ago (April 2014) for my lady's birthday. I booked a 2-3 hour horse ride (horse ride prices are very fair!) and Nancy was kind enough to invite us to help with the rounding of cattle for branding of the calves! What an adventure! My lady is an experienced rider but wrangling cattle was an experience she always wanted to try and finally got for her birthday! The family was extraordinarily kind and let us hang out the whole day in the sunshine and ask questions about the ranch, ranch life, and the branding of the calves. They are a very pleasant family, they even invited us to have lunch with them but unfortunately we had to hit the road. The ranch itself is on a beautiful slice of land in north eastern Oregon. Lot's of wildlife and very quiet/calming/serine. The horses where very hearty, responsive, and seemed very well taken care of :) Breakfast was great and more than we could eat. Served at a family table with the other guests, family style, so it was fun to hear peoples stories and get tips on what to do in the area. We will DEFINITELY return to the ranch next time we want to go for a nice ride and do a little country living. -Patrick and Sarah


Extremely Hospitable Hosts!

4.6 on October 01, 2012

Phil and Nancy are the best BnB hosts we've experienced to date. I got several maps of the area prior to arriving and Nancy gave me a map that was much better than the ones I had collected. All I can say about the break, besides Delicious, it was incredible! We'll be back!!!


Local Treasure

4.8 on March 01, 2012

We are local folks living in the same county in which the Wilson Ranches Retreat is located. My husband I had an opportunity to stay at the retreat recently and found the retreat to be a treat. The other guests were pleasant and interesting to visit. The home cooked breakfast was tasty and memorable. We plan on stay there again. I would highly recommend you visit, and stay 2 nights. :)


Great Ranch Experience!

4.6 on January 16, 2012

We came here on our honeymoon. It was our first stop and it was awesome to relax and kick off a great trip. Since then we've been back with our daughter who is in LOVE with the horses. It's a great place to enjoy no matter what your family status. Phil and Nancy are fabulous hosts that make you immediately feel like part of the ranch. We will definitely be back!


Brodehl's stay at Wilson ranch

4.0 on January 04, 2012

We found theWilson Ranch Bed and Breakfast by accident the first time. We just saw their sign on the road and decided to take a chance and stay there. We were pleasantly surprised at what we found. The rooms were clean and tastefully furnished. The breakfast was wonderful. It was more than enough. It was like a 5 star breakfast... It was a quiet and relaxing place to stay. Deer wondered around in the yard at night and we saw herds of elk as well. We were impressed.by the helpful owner/hosts Phil andNancy. The next ime we stayed at their ranch was on purpose.. Because the following day was Thanksgiving they made arrangements for us to have a big Thanksgiving dinner in Fossil. We would certainly recommend anyone to visit their Bed and Breakfast. We will certainly return in the future. Roy & Rosalee Brodehl.


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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Mountains

Airport

Portland, OR (PDX) 180 miles

Area Attractions

Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo

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On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: noon
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited

Terms and Conditions

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Phil and Nancy Wilson

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


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16555 Butte Creek Lane , Fossil, OR 97830 USA (Show map)

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