Dude Ranch Vacations at California’s Marble Mountain Ranch in Somes Bar, California, USA!

Marble Mountain Ranch in Somes Bar / California
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The unique California Western horse Riding Holiday with rafting, shotgun sporting clays, kayaking, fishing and complete lodging & meal packages.

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Mountainous, surrounded by multiple rivers, very lush and heavily forested terrain.

Climate is cool in the mornings, and warms to hotter temperatures in the afternoon.

Our scheduled land based activities such as shooting and riding occur in the morning, while we schedule water based activities such as rafting, kayaking, fishing in the warmer afternoon hours.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Marble Mountain Guest Ranch in Northern California blends the best of the Klamath National Forest with premier horseback trail riding, whitewater rafting, sportingclays, and fly fishing on the Klamath & Trinity Rivers.

Our all inclusive family vacation packages are centered around a Western Trail Riding theme. We combine our equestrian program with thrilling guest ranch activities such as rafting, fishing, sporting clays and traditional ranch events. These unique "combined activity" days at Marble Mountain Ranch create the best setting for a family dude ranch vacation that can meet the diverse interests and needs of your entire family. For those needing a little time away from the kids, we suggest our "Adult Programs" featuring culinary weeks, photography and mushrooming workshops, and wilderness pack trips.
Traveling by car:
If you are inbound on Hwy 101 first target Eureka, then the 299 East to Willow Creek. Turn North on Hwy 96 through Hoopa, Weitchpec, Orleans and past Somes Bar to Siskiyou County mile post 7.6. Drive time from Eureka is 2 hours.

If you are inbound on the I-5 from the South, target Redding, then travel West on the 299 to Willow Creek. Turn North on Hwy 96 through Hoopa, Weitchpec, Orleans and past
A car is necessary
Traveling by plane:
Fly to California's Arcata/Mckinleyville airport or to Oregon's Medford airport
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Restaurants, Fitness Center , Lake/river for swimming, Beach, Fishing, Canoeing / Kayaking, White-Water Rafting, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Biking, Mountain biking

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

National Historic Sites, Golf course, Water skiing, Surfing, Skiing downhill, Skiing cross-country

Other types of leisure activities:

Shotgun trap shooting on site is included in pricing.
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Horse Trekking Station, Dude/Guest Ranch, Ranch Resort
from: 1. April
to: 1. December
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

The unique California Western horse Riding Holiday with rafting, shotgun sporting clays, kayaking, fishing and complete lodging & meal packages.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Round pen
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

Riding is centered around a Western mountain trail theme and also includes river bank trails, round-pen and arena riding, riding lessons, and opportunity for novice or expert riders.

More details of the property

We are a full service guest ranch packaging horse riding holidays with private lodging, upscale meals, and rafting, shooting, fishing, kayaking and traditional Western ranch events.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekly
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Reduction for Non-Riders
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (no limitation)
  • Help wanted / desirable
  • Roping
  • Horseshoe pitching
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Massage
  • Evening program

Additional Animals on the property

2-4 goats, 2-6 bunnies, chickens, 18-24 horses, ponies, dogs and cats.

Other offers and explanations

Our rates are inclusive of all meals, beverages, private cottage lodging, all activities/events and all taxes/fees. This is the most diverse ranch experience available in the U.S.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >10 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, Horses height 148 cm & up, Gaited horses
Riding (trained for / saddle):
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
All our riding requires wrangling staff in accompanyment.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 6 & up
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 110 kg - 240 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Novice riders and youth can join the arena riding programs during our advanced trail rides.
We try as much as possible to allow families to ride together.
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Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
General information of the Training:
Trained Horses available, Private Lessons
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, especially for Children
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
no limitation
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, Training to sit the horse well, Recreational riding, Cross-Country, Ground Training Courses
Special Classes
We specialize in training for mountain trail riding.
Guest lodgings

Private fully furnished cottages and homes sleeping 2-7 persons.

8 Holiday Homes :
varying in size with 1-2 full baths, 1-3 bedrooms, kitchens and all linens provided.
Deluxe homes are larger and located in a more exclusive section of the ranch behind our casting pond.
4 Single / double room(s) :
Each room has a private bath, kitchenette, and 1-2 furnished bedrooms.
6 Multi-bedded room(s):
Each room has a private bath, kitchenette, and 1-2 furnished bedrooms.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning, Toilet and wash room, Showers, Electricity supply

Further information:

Kind of Catering:
  • Full-board on request obligatory
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
Upscale meals featuring traditional American cuisine with garden produce from our ranch, daily fresh baked breads, pastries, and variety to easily accommodate varying diets.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Handicap accessible, No smoking, Pool available, Whirlpool/hot tub, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet access, Internet-/ E-mail service
More information of the accommodation:
Marble Mountain Ranch is a remarkably beautiful and remote property located in the Klamath National forest and allows many diverse Western Holiday activities.

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the Holiday Homes:
from: 975,00 Dollar / Week
to: 1.250,00 Dollar / Week
Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 975,00 Dollar / Week
to: 1.250,00 Dollar / Week
Rates of the mult-bedded room:
from: 975,00 Dollar / Week
to: 1.550,00 Dollar / Week

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
Marble Mountain Guest Ranch
First name:
Last name:
+ 1 530 469-3322
Phone 2:
+ 1 541 951-8184
+ 1 530 469-3321

You can contact us with the following languages:

by USA phone at 001-530-469-3322 during hours of 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Marble Mountain Guest Ranch
Zip/Postal Code: 95568
Street: 92520 State Hwy 96
Country: USA -- California -- Somes Bar
Phone: + 1 530 469-3322
Phone 2: + 1 541 951-8184