Ranch Activities

We have a wide variety of activities here on the ranch. These activities range from taking a small hike to our nearby beaver ponds to witness beavers actively doing their part to restore the land, board games for children and adults alike, croquet, horse shoes, and a fire-pit for roasting marshmallows, s’mores and story telling.

Spring and summer bring an array of picturesque landscapes with blossoming wildflowers and lush green mountains. The season allows for seemingly endless adventures ranging from hiking, mountain-biking, fly-fishing, back-packing, canyoneering and horseback riding. If you are looking for outdoor adventure then this is the place for you.

Hikes On The Ranch

Being so close to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, amazing hikes are not too hard to come by. But did you know there are great hikes on the Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch property? Waterfall ~10-15 [...]

Onsite Activites

We are proud to offer the following activities on-site and throughout the property: Hikes:                                             [...]

Wild and Medicinal Plant Walks

In Boulder we are gifted with a wide diversity of wild, medicinal plants found in the mountain, riparian and high desert ecosystems. We have co-evolved with plants…and their medicine offers us a direct relationship with Earth [...]

Yoga Classes

Local yoga teacher, Constance Lynn offers private yoga for individual and groups. Her practice is embedded in the ancient traditions of yoga with an inspiration from wild nature. Constance will customizes your session to meet [...]

Guide Outfitting

We offer guided day-hikes in both the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Capitol Reef National Park. Our guide service provides an educational, safe, and fun adventure in some of the most unexplored areas in [...]

Fly Fishing

For The Sake of Fishing On the hunt for some big fish and spectacular scenery? Since Boulder Mountain was actually created through both volcanic and glacial activity, the end result offers some of the most [...]


Around here, you really can’t go wrong with finding a great place to hike. Find a designated trail, or park your car just about anywhere along the road and take your own wanderlust journey through [...]

Horseback Riding

Out on the Trail... Looking to experience the outdoors from a new perspective? Why not get the full experience and saddle up for some trail riding? From day rides to pack trips and custom trips, [...]

Geological Wonders

A Place Like No Other... The Grand Staircase rises in a multicolored series of steps towards the Western border of the monument and is broken into three sections. The Eastern section of the monument is [...]

Bird Watching

...For the Birds. Within Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument we have over 200 bird species! For all you bird lovers out there, Garfield county has an array of hot spots to get your birding fix. A [...]

Mountain Biking

If hitting the dirt over pavement is more your style, we’ve still got you covered. Cedar Wash Loop: 20 miles round-trip, fairly level To Get There:From Escalante, ride east on Hwy 12 to Hole-In-The-Rock Road [...]


Though mountain biking is typically associated with desert landscapes, road biking is picking up speed in popularity in our neck of the woods.With the help of a few employees at the Ranch who live and [...]

Stargazing in Boulder Utah

Capitol Reef Dark Sky Park: Due largely to the resistance of infrastructure development in order to maintain a more rustic experience, Capitol Reef is a designated go-to location for some serious night viewing. With very [...]

Leisure Day Activities

Boulder, Utah Leisure Day Activity Suggestions Drive to Hell’s Backbone Bridge. Ultimate photo taking opportunity and great picnic spot. 10 miles from the Ranch up a dirt road (2WD is fine), make a left turn [...]


According to the BLM of GSENM- “Over the last 15 years, the fossil-rich badlands of the Kaiparowits Plateau have yielded over twenty new species of dinosaur, many of which have yet to be described. The [...]