Woodside Ranch Resort - All Inclusive Dude Ranch just 20 minutes north of Wisconsin Dells!

Woodside Ranch Resort in Mauston / Wisconsin
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Woodside Ranch is the ultimate family destination! Horseback rides, great food & lodging make Woodside the perfect family vacation! Fun for all ages!

North America > USA > Wisconsin > Mauston

We are located in south central Wisconsin not far from the Wisconsin river. The area has a large pine and mixed hardwoods forests. With alot of native american history.
Woodside has untouched forest that have been saved from logging to keep the trees growing to there full potential.
Just 20 minutes away from Wisconsin Dells.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: There are many atractions in this area. With the Wisconsin Dells only minutes away they are the worlds largest water park with many atractions. We have the largest bike trail in Wisconsin just down the road.
Traveling by car:
We can offer a shuttle service up to 1 hour away from our location.
A car is necessary
Traveling by plane:
Madison, WI
Pickup service is possible
Traveling by train:
Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Theater, Fitness Center , Lake/river for swimming, Beach, Fishing, Tennis court, Canoeing / Kayaking, Skiing cross-country, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Diving, Golf course, Water skiing, White-Water Rafting, Biking

Other types of leisure activities:

We have a large property with 1200ac. With horseback riding, hayrides, breakfast on the trail, canoeing, fishing, swimming,school house, miniature golf, tennis, volleyball, basketball, softball, shuffleboard, paddla ball, horseshoes, horse shows and Gymkhanas, line dancing, and cross country skiing and much more..
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Family Style Meals
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Dude/Guest Ranch, Ranch Resort, Ranch with Winter Snow Activities, Farm, Riding Stable, Pony Stable, Western Riding Stable, Children's Holiday Company, Hotel for Horsemen
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

Woodside Ranch is the ultimate family destination! Horseback rides, great food & lodging make Woodside the perfect family vacation! Fun for all ages!

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Round pen

More details of the property

We have over 1200 ac. with miles of the finest trails and many diffferent types of terrain to explore. All trails are guided with the best wranglers that love there job and love horses.
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Reduction for Non-Riders
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (no limitation)
  • Help wanted / desirable
  • Roping
  • Horseshoe pitching
  • Archery
  • Dancing (classes)
  • Fishing
  • Wellness / Fitness offers
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

We have 110 horses and a herd of 15 buffalo. With a petting zoo that has llamas, goats, chickens, miniature horses.

Other offers and explanations

We are an all inclusive guest ranch that provides lodging, 3 meals a day, and all regular a horse related activities during your stay.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >20 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up, Ponies
Riding (trained for / saddle):
Western, For guided Trail Rides
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
Woodside's herd is made up mostly of quarter horses and draft horses. All of the horses at Woodside are well trained and accommodate riders that are both beginners and advanced riders.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • Wagon Trips
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 8 & up
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
No restriction
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
We have some of the best riding instructures/wranglers in the country. They will take you on a lesson in a controlled area with you and the horse to give you the best riding experiance.
Accommodations for guest horses
Distance to the Accommodation:
The Riding stables are on the property directly.
Kind of accommodation:
Outdoor boxes, Open stable, Paddock box
Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
We require that you take care of your horse. You must have your horse in good shape before bring it to the Ranch all health papers need to be up to date and please bring them with you we will need to see them before unloading your horse.

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes

Beginner Riding Lesson

General information of the Training:
Trained Horses available, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 8 & up
Training qualifications:
Children ages 8-12(adults also welcome!) years are required to take a beginner lesson prior to hitting the trails. They will work one on one with our wranglers in the corral to learn riding basics.
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, Recreational riding
Guest lodgings

We have 23 log cabins with in walking distance on the stable.

10 Single / double room(s) :
Woodside offers cabins holding 2-15 guests in our cabins. Each accommodation offers bedding, linens, full bath, fireplaces and dorm refrigerators. We offer a rustic appeal to guests and do not have TV's, microwaves or kitchens in any accommodations.
5 Multi-bedded room(s):
Our larger accommodations offer 2-4 bedrooms with a variety of fulls, queens and bunk beds. These accommodations can hold 8-16 guests.
>25 Cabins (with bathroom) :
All cabins have real working fireplaces and small dorm refrigerators. All cabins are rustic and do not offer TV's, Coffeemakers, Microwaves or Kitchens.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request possible by arrangement
  • Half-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
More information of the Catering:
We have a cook on staff that cooks all the meals every day of the week. We offer breakfast rides, family style lunches/ dinners and occasional cookouts.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, No smoking, Pool available, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet-/ E-mail service
More information of the accommodation:
Our cozy cabins are also pet friendly for an additional fee.

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 70,00 Dollar / Day
to: 350,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of the mult-bedded room:
from: 70,00 Dollar / Day
to: 350,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of the Cabin:
from: 130,00 Dollar / Day
to: 350,00 Dollar / Day

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
Notes to the rental costs:
All horseback rides, pony rides, and wagon rides are included in your stay on the ranch.

Rates Guest Horses

Notes about the cost:
The ranch manages their own horses, however if guests decide to bring their own horse(s) they are responsible for providing their own hay and feed for health purposes.

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
Please check our website for rates.
Woodside Ranch Resort
+ 1 800-626 4275
+ 1 608-847 2630

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E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Woodside Ranch Resort
Zip/Postal Code: WI 53948
Street: W4015 State Road 82 E
Country: USA -- Wisconsin -- Mauston
Phone: + 1 800-626 4275