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  • Rafting on the class III Klamath River is part of the daily activity offering at Marble Mountain Ranch
  • Fly fishing for steelhead and salmon is part of the Fall and Winter offering at Marble Mountain Ranch.
  • Set in the back-drop of the Klamath National Forest, everywhere you look you see lush foilage and natural beauty
  • View the majestic Klamath River on horseback trail rides
  • Lush forest settings set the back-drop for trail rides at Marble Mountain Ranch
  • "Quails Nest" our deluxe housing unit for larger families
  • Mountain trail challenges include creek crossings, verticle grade changes, and lush mountain scenery
  • Trail challenges and creek crossings are part of your thrilling trail rides
  • Bedroom interior at deluxe unit "Quails Nest"
  • Join us on riverside rides through the Klamath National Forest
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Marble Mountain Ranch

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92520 Hwy 96
Somes Bar, California 95568
$256 - $330 ?
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Check In/Out:
2:00 Monday / 12:00 Saturday
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Marble Mountain Ranch

Our signature all inclusive "saddle and paddle" or raft and ride vacation joins our superb dining experience and our youth buckaroo program to create the best and most complete family dude ranch vacation. Marble Mountain dude ranch vacations meet the diverse interests and needs of your entire family or group. Our horseback trail riding and covered arena riding programs are spectacular, but our defining feature is our ability to keep whole families engaged with our variety of outdoor Western adventures. No other ranch can duplicate the activity diversity in our all inclusive ranch experience with breathtaking mountain trail riding, arena riding challenges, white water rafting, steelhead fly fishing, and shooting sports! Come join the adventure!

Horse riding and all of our dude ranch activities are personally wrangled and guided directly by the Marble Mountain Guest Ranch family. This avoids handing you off to a third party vendor and avoids long shuttles to off site locations. Personally outfitting all of our events is unique to the Marble Mountain Guest Ranch and allows us to maintain the highest level of quality control, better hospitality, and risk management in providing you the best possible dude ranch vacation. Even our renowned cuisine is homemade daily by members of our ranch family! We have been a family owned and operated business since 1981 and have been in the outfitting, guiding and dude ranch industry since 1970. Our family welcomes your family to California's singular all-inclusive outdoor adventure.

Our horse riding vacations, In California's Klamath National forest, provide a thrilling mix of stunning scenery and fabulous mountain trail riding. We ride through ancient Doug Fir tree stands to high vistas with views across deep river valleys and granite ridge tops. The terrain here is dramatic, varied and rugged so horse and rider are provided an evolving backdrop of challenges, obstacles and landscapes to ride through. The scenic grandeur and rewarding challenges of mountain trail riding create a remarkable opportunity to join horse and rider with the historic American West and a natural outdoor setting.

Horse rides at our family guest Ranch are choreographed to match your riding skill with appropriate horses and the trails.  Group sizes typically limit at 6-8 riders with a maximum staff ratio of 6 horse riders to 1 wrangler.   After check-in we will meet you at our covered arena for a riding orientation and quick analysis of your riding prowess. With clearance from our wrangling staff, more advanced horse riders will ride more challenging trail sections. Advanced trail rides are typically longer and more distant. They cross creeks, ancient mining flumes and other trail obstacles. The more advanced trail rides are especially noted for rapid gains and losses in elevations as we traverse the mountainous terrain of the Klamath Forest.
We hope you can join us at California's Marble Mountain Guest Ranch

Ranch Dining

The dining experience at our guest ranch is the foundation of our efforts for superior hospitality. Our best efforts are reflected in a quality and original dining experience during your dude ranch visit.  Meals here are healthy, hearty, wholesome, fresh and based on original ranch recipes with produce from our own gardens and orchards. Our menus have a basis in American traditions but are enhanced with originality and the theme of wholesome diet.
Special diets accommodated with advance notice.

Ranch Activities

For us,"All Inclusive" means that other than jet boat tour upgrades and NRA pistol certifications, everything we do and all we offer is included in your California dude ranch vacation price.  There are three separate land based events scheduled during each morning of your stay: trail rides, arena games with riding lessons and shooting sports. In the warmer afternoons we schedule water based events: rafting, kayaking or fishing. Now offering ATV rides for guests 16 and over as well as Paint Ball!

Ranch Lodging

While staying at Marble Mountain Ranch, you will be staying in private cottages or homes. Our cottages and homes vary in size and can accommodate groups as small as two or as large as seven.  Each cottage provides beds with linens and towels, bathrooms with toilets and showers/baths and a kitchenette at a minimum.  The larger homes also include living rooms, larger outdoor decks and more communal living space.  


  • Archery
  • ATV
  • Bird Watching
  • Children's Program(3-5)
  • Babysitting Available
  • Fishing
  • Guided Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Evening programs
  • River Rafting
  • Shooting Sports
  • Wild life Viewing


  • 8-20
  • 21-40

Dates Open

  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November


  • Gourmet
  • Ranch/Western
  • Special Diets Accommodated

Length of Stay

  • 3 Nights
  • 4 Nights
  • 5 Nights

Lodging and Amenities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Cabins
  • Game Room
  • Handicap Accessible- call ranch for more details
  • Internet
  • Hot tub
  • Massages available
  • Natural water swimming
  • Petting Zoo
  • Swimming pool

Ranch Policies

  • Alcoholic Beverages Available
  • Alcoholic Beverages are permitted
  • Credit Card accepted
  • Horse Safety Program
  • Works With Travel Trade

Ranch suitable for

  • Adults only
  • Couples
  • Corporate Meetings / Conferences
  • Families
  • Reunions / Family Reunions
  • Singles


  • Pony Rides - 5 and under
  • Minimum age for riding on the trail - 6
  • Beginner rides
  • Advanced rides
  • Intermediate rides
  • Family rides
  • Kid only rides
  • Half day rides
  • Group lessons
  • Private lessons
  • Arena games

Specialty Events/Weeks

  • Adult Only Weeks
  • Fly Fishing
  • Photography

Cancellation Policy

A 50% deposit is required at the time of your reservation. Final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival and at this time your complete fare is considered earned in full and is non-refundable. For all reservations made within the 60 day period prior to arrival, full payment is due upon reservation and is also non-refundable. For reservations cancelled more than 60 days prior to your scheduled arrival, the deposit is refundable minus a 20% booking fee on the total fare for your ranch vacation. Guests concerned with loss of deposit may want to consider travel insurance available at a nominal fee.

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