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Winter Activity


Embark on an authentic Wyoming winter adventure at The Longhorn Ranch. Explore snowy trails on snowmobiles, ice fish, snowshoe, or experience the thrill of skiing. Uncover the unexpected delights of our winter wonderland.



Thanks to high elevations and cold winters, many of the Wind River Valley lakes freeze over completely (with ice about 17 inches thick or more), and make for perfect ice fishing. Torrey Lake, Trail Lake, and Ring Lake are easily accessible, and there are plenty of other options as well if you are willing to snowmobile to them. Some other popular ice fishing destinations in the area include Half Moon, Boulder, and Fremont lakes.

Expect to find a wide range of trout coming up from below the ice. Brook, brown, lake, and rainbow trout are the most common, though ice fishers on Trail Lake can also catch decent size mountain whitefish. Other spots have plentiful burbot and ling.

Winter Hike


Longhorn Ranch is proud to announce its strategic partnership with DART (Dubois Area Recreation Trails) to ensure safe and thrilling mountain biking experiences in the surrounding areas.

whether you're an avid mountain biker or a novice adventurer, you'll enjoy the trails and the fresh air with our friends at DART.



Our Lodge is the perfect destination for avid cross country skiers looking to explore Dubois. With over 6 miles of groomed trails managed by our local profit D.A.R.T there's no shortage of scenic routes to choose from. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are always at the ready with helpful tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your skiing experience.

Snowmobile plowing


596 miles. That’s how many miles of trails you have when snowmobiling the Northern Continental Divide Trail on top of Togwotee Pass. Think of that; throttle wide open as you and your machine hurtle across some of the most vast, the most beautiful, the most wild country in the American West.

Open, endless fun. 

The Longhorn is a perfect basecamp for your snowmobiling adventure, ample trailer parking and cozy cabins to rest after your long days of riding. 


Nothing compares to cooking up a delicious barbecue in the wilderness with friends and family. Available for common use and private events.

Experience the unparalleled joy of preparing a delectable barbecue feast amidst the untamed beauty of the wilderness, surrounded by friends and family.

Deer in Winter


Dubois is an area of great diversity in wildlife. Big game species include bighorn sheep, elk, mule deer, moose, antelope and black bear. Cougar and grizzly bears are occasionally sighted, as are wolves. The area has a multitude of small wildlife species and migratory waterfowl.

X-Country Skiing


The citizens of Dubois have always felt great pride for the proximity, accessibility, and successful endurance of “our” herd, the Whiskey Mountain herd of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the town of Dubois, the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Wild Sheep Foundation and many other entities and individuals contributed dollars, resources, talents, and guidance to construct the National Bighorn Sheep Center. The Center was opened to the public on July 3, 1993.

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