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9 04, 2021

6 New Reasons To Put 320 Ranch On Your Summer ’21 Itinerary

2021-04-15T17:23:41+00:00320 Guest Ranch Blog, 320 Guest Ranch History, 320 lodging, 320 Ranch Cafe, 320 Ranch Sleigh Rides, Caroline McGill, Montana, Pioneers, Spring Season Activities, Summer Season Activities|

What with 320 Ranch already being Gallatin Gateway’s heart of horseback riding, and the focal point of fly fishing, you may be doubting that we could throw 6 moreactivities into our summer mix.  But alas, we’ve done it!  And, here are the “deets” on what’s new in this little neck of Montana’s woods this summer:   Mountain Medicine Workshops The best medicine…is nature’s medicine. And, we’re not alone in thinking that; Dr. Caroline McGill, founder of 320 Ranch and Montana’s first female doctor/pathologist, bought 320 to be used by her patients and friends as a mental and physical retreat. Our hope is [...]

19 03, 2021

3 Things to Do Near 320 Ranch During Mud Season

2021-03-22T18:23:02+00:00320 Guest Ranch Blog, 320 lodging, McGills Restaurant & Saloon, Spring Season Activities, Uncategorized|

If you’re an avid skier, it’s likely that, by the time spring has sprung and the slopes shut down, you experience what many locals refer to as the “mud season blues”.  However, this year, make a point of beating those muddy blues with some mad, muddy fun! Here’s three things to try during this year’s mud season that are also within convenient distance of 320 Guest Ranch. This equates to the opportunity for springtime fun, while also able to use the Ranch as a home base where you can de-mud-ify, kick-back, and relax at the end of the day. Spring Mountain Biking [...]

8 01, 2021

Three Reasons for Visiting 320 Ranch in the New Year

2021-01-08T16:12:44+00:00320 Guest Ranch Blog, 320 Guest Ranch History, 320 lodging, 320 Ranch Sleigh Rides, McGills Restaurant & Saloon, Montana homesteading|

Happy New Year everyone!  We really wanted to give you 320 reasons to visit 320 Guest Ranch this year.  However, we decided that could end up being problematic for everyone in terms of time consumption.  So, being that three’s a lucky number, we picked out these three reasons why we think 320 Ranch ought definitely be in your 2021 travel plans: An Escape to Simpler Times There are a few reasons why small towns cause big city visitors to feel as if, all of a sudden, life got a whole lot simpler.  This is especially the case in southwest Montana.  [...]

7 12, 2020

In a Nutshell: A History of Homesteading in Montana

2020-12-07T21:29:19+00:00320 Guest Ranch Blog, 320 Guest Ranch History, 320 lodging, Caroline McGill, Montana homesteading|

In the midst of Civil War, the United States passed a little something called the Homestead Act.  This statute was enacted to encourage settlement of the country’s newly obtained western territories, Montana included.  It was by this act that Sam Wilson and his father were ever even able to claim the adjoining 160 acre parcels which bore the naissance of 320 Guest Ranch.  Alongside them were thousands of fellow west-bound pioneers settling 160 acre claims of their own. These were brave men and women who came forth to answer this call to action set by Uncle Sam.  These lands out west [...]

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