Winter Activities

Winter at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch means an array of unique festivities are ignited. From snowmobiling to group tobaggan rides, we provide our guests with one-of-a-kind, snow-filled experiences led by highly trained professionals and guides. Spend your day exploring the cool Wyoming countryside, tubing down hills, or visiting a remote yurt. During the winter, you can even participate in one of our many popular summer-time activities. And at the end of a spectacular day, when the snow is falling fresh on the ground, gather around the fireplace in the lodge to read your favorite book, or sip your wine of choice as you warm up and rest for the next adventure that awaits you.

Book by December 15, 2018 and receive a snowmobiling excursion for two!

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Journeying through the authentic American West wouldn’t be complete without a horseback adventure, and when the Ranch is covered in a blanket of snow, riding proves to be a truly unique experience. With over 50 miles of private trails and wide open range, as well as a 28,000 square-foot heated indoor arena. learning or refreshing your skills becomes that much more exhilarating!


Cross country skiing on the Ranch is spectacular. Whether venturing cat-groomed double-track trails for traditional cross country or exploring the vast spaces in between, here’s perhaps no better way to work off those grand feasts from the Trailhead Lodge than with a few laps around the course at sunrise as the sun blankets the valley and the fog rises off frozen Brush Creek.


Snowshoeing on the Ranch offers a serene way to explore the quieter stretches of our extensive trail system. Guests can enjoy both guided and non-guided snowshoe trips on more than 50 miles of groomed or ungroomed trails. Our trails provide guests options from flat, low-intensity terrain to steep, ungroomed terrain. We have snowshoes in sizes to fit both children and adults so everyone can take part in the fun while exploring the beauty of the ranch up close.


Ice fishing on the ranch becomes an option in late February and March as the rivers open up. You’ll experience the best ice fishing or fly fishing experience with our six stocked, private ponds. Rainbow and brown trout grow large in the still waters of our ponds and make for an exciting angling experience for all levels. Our guides have everything you need, including ice augers and shelters to make your time on the ice an unforgettable and comfortable experience.


There are two spots on the Ranch for group sledding and tubing. We have a smaller hill for younger children, perfect for tubing and saucer-type sleds. We also offer a larger, more adventurous hill for those more seasoned. Both hills are groomed to make them smooth and enjoyable for our guests. Our guides normally transport guests to the sledding hills on a Polaris Ranger that is fitted with snow tracks. We have oversized, covered inner tubes with hand straps as well as a few different styles of personal sleds, plus a full range of helmets.


There is no better way to relax and rejuvenate after an invigorating day of winter activities than in the Trailhead Spa. Renew your mind and body with an array of massage, skin, and salon services that combine traditional spa techniques with indigenous Western touches, resulting in a spa experience that is as unique as the natural setting of the ranch itself. Enjoy our sauna and steam room, an outdoor hot tub, and state-of-the-art fitness center for complete relaxation and wellness.


The BCR Gun Club offers a 5-station skeet course and all-season rifle/pistol range. Our heated, covered open-air range building is a two-story facility that accommodates multiple shooters at a time for various rifle and pistol shooting situations. We also offer beginner programs on gun safety, responsibility, comfort holding, and firing.


Enjoy a blissful yoga class in our traditional heated yoga yurt to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. This gentle 45-60 minute class will calm your mind and stretch your sore muscles, offering the perfect way to prepare for or recover from your day of adventures at the Ranch.


Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or expert at ice skating, glide across the Western landscape and take in all the views Brush Creek Ranch has to offer. This exciting activity is sure to propel you forward in your enjoyment under the vast, Wyoming sky.


At the Lodge & Spa Fitness center, utilize state-of-the-art cardio equipment with built-in entertainment systems, free weights, a multi-station strength training circuit, and stretching area. Luxurious locker rooms equipped with private showers, toiletries, and a co-ed sauna awaits you and your sore muscles adjacent to the gym.



Named one of the top five snowmobiling destinations in the country, guests have direct access from our gates and are accompanied by our knowledgeable guides through the beauty of the Medicine Bow National Forest, which boasts over 245 miles of groomed trails and over 180 miles of ungroomed trails. In addition, we offer picturesque tours through the Ranch, with over 50 miles of serene and winding snowy glades. With the ability to choose the length of your snowmobiling adventure and level of difficulty, you are in store for an enjoyable and exciting day.