Fishing & Hunting: Guests must purchase their individual licenses.  Georgetown Lake provides blue ribbon trout fishing, salmon fishing and other fish varieties.  There are several mountain lakes and streams nearby to also explore with your fishing pole and flies. SW Montana provides some of the best hunting experiences in America. You can use the ranch as your base camp as you hunt deer, elk, moose, bear, mountain lion, wolves and many more! We can even help you find an outfitter/guide.


Kayaking: Guests have access to single kayaks and life vests.


Washoe Theater Night: The Washoe Theater was the last theater constructed in the United States in the Art Deco style. The Smithsonian rates the Washoe as a national treasure due to its lavish interior.  Enjoy a movie, popcorn and drink as a guest of Pinon Springs.


Skiing: Discover Ski area has 60-plus runs ranging for the beginner to the advanced for the skier looking for a challenge.  Included in your adventure is your daily equipment rentals, lift tickets, and lunch vouchers. 


Mountain Biking: At the Discovery Ski Area guests will have the opportunity to explore the amazing bike trails for every level of intensity.


Anaconda Walking Tours: The history of Anaconda will astonish guests. Experience the history from Lizzy Borden's Maid, Bridget's grave site to the Hearst Free Library to historical businesses and homes to Marcus Daly--Copper King's contributions. There is much to explore in Anaconda!


Check out the Winter Activities page and the Golfing page to learn about those offerings at Pinon Springs.



Off-Ranch Activities

Included in your stay

Horseback Riding: Guests will be asked to fill out a questionnaire regarding their experience with horses and then matched with the right horse.  Tack (riding equipment), a fitting, basic horsemanship and safety class occur before getting on a PSR horse.  We want you to enjoy your riding experience and be safe while riding.


Guests may bring their own horse/trailer.  A 12x12 pen with water will be provided.  Hay may be available at an additional cost.

Hiking: Printed trail guides are available for off-ranch locations.  EXCELLENT TRAILS!


Swimming: Guests can enjoy swimming in many of the surrounding lakes and streams. Or for a more controlled environment a new hot tub and radiant pool are coming soon for those who love to lap swim or leisurely gaze at the sky floating on your back.


Campfires: The smell of the campfires are intoxicating.  You will have numerous chances to enjoy the glow.


Casino Night/Games:  Guests will have the opportunity to play games popular in the 1880s such as Faro, poker, checkers, but on special nights be prepared to win some fun items at Bingo.


Chores: If you want you can help with the egg gathering, feeding livestock and birds, cleaning tack, soap making, baking (pies, bread, rolls, and cookies) and during the holidays Christmas cookie decorating and Lefsa making. Canning is a fun summer and fall activity and allows guests to bring home a taste of the gardens. There is wood cutting and splitting for those who want to get a variation in their exercise routine.





Ranch Activities

Included in your stay

Many activities are continually happening and waiting for you around Pinon Springs.  You can ride horses or lend a hand with daily chores such as gathering eggs, baking, canning, making soaps, and gardening (daily activities of the 1880s woman) or help with splitting wood for baking and heating the hearth. You can also partake in many popular activities of the 1880s such as golfing at the “Old Works”, an 18-hole course designed by Jack Nicholson.  The fish await you in many surrounding crystal-clear mountain lakes and streams where the salmon are abundant and the trout provide blue-ribbon opportunities at Georgetown Lake.  You will want to treat yourself to the many activities Pinon Springs and the surrounding communities provide.