Saddle up! And get ready for the horseback riding adventure of a lifetime! Flying Pig Adventure Company offers a wide variety of guided Yellowstone horseback riding trips for beginners and expert riders alike. We offer these a la carte or as part of our family vacation packages. You’ll experience the life of a real Montana cowboy as you ride the trails and high country plains surrounding Yellowstone National Park.

Our expert wranglers are on hand to help guide your trip from start to finish, providing all the assistance you need to be able to enjoy your ride, take in the beautiful Montana scenery, and delight in the company of your fellow riders. You can choose from short trips to explore the rugged terrain, or select longer excursions to become more fully immersed in the cowboy lifestyle.

The Yellowstone Park horseback riding season starts in May with our annual horse drive, a spectacular event that harkens back to the Old West. On Memorial Day weekend all of the ranch staff comes into town and rides the 100 horses through the streets of Gardiner and up to the ranch. This is truly a once a lifetime opportunity, and you can be part of the fun!

Flying Pig Adventure Company and our partners, the Johnson Family Ranch, have guided thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds on Yellowstone horseback outings. You need not be an experienced rider, but you should have a sense of adventure and wonder! At all times your comfort and safety are of utmost importance to us.

Put yourself in the heart of the Rockies, with a horseback adventure from Flying Pig. You’ll treasure the memories for a lifetime. Book our Yellowstone Park lodging after a long day of riding, or check out one of our overnight Yellowstone vacation deals below.

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE IN YELLOWSTONE

Flying Pig Adventure Company offers a variety of horseback riding. Yellowstone Park never looked better than from the back of a horse. Choose the adventure that fits your schedule, experience and sense of adventure!

One Hour Ride

9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm (6pm with Cookout)
Daily April through September 10th

Want to experience life as a true Montana cowboy? Hop on your trusty steed and take in our most popular trail ride in the mountains overlooking Yellowstone!

  • $45 per person
  • Please call 406-848-7510 to book
  • Minimum Age for this Ride: 5 years old
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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2-Hour Horseback Rides

9:00am, 11:00am, and 1:00pm Daily, April through September 10th

Enjoy our morning or afternoon scenic two-hour horseback ride, overlooking Yellowstone Park. Perfect for first-time horseback riders!

  • $62 per person
  • Please call 406-848-7510 to book
  • Riders must be at least 7 years old
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Paddle and Saddle

11:00am Daily, April through September 10 

A two-hour horseback ride overlooking Yellowstone Park combined with a two-hour raft trip, the Paddle Saddle promises to be an action packed family adventure! This is one of our most popular trips!

  • $ 99 Adults
  • $ 89 Children 7-12 years old (Riders must be at least 7 years of age; See Paddle/Saddle Express to accommodate riders age 5 and up)
  • Weight Maximum of 300 lbs. per person
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Paddle and Saddle Express

9:00am and 1:00pm Daily, May through September 10 

You asked and we listened! Our Paddle and Saddle trip is our most popular trip, but many of our guests have asked for an option that provides them with the flexibility to either travel or explore new areas after their adventure.

Enter the Paddle and Saddle Express! Enjoy a One Hour Horseback Ride followed by our fun 8 Mile Raft Trip. We offer this trip both morning and afternoon so you will still have time to spend the rest of your day exploring and playing in Yellowstone Park.

  • $78 Adults
  • $68 Children 5-12 years old (Riders must be at least 5 years of age)
  • Weight Maximum of 300 lbs. per person
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Half-Day Horseback Ride

3pm Daily, April through July, Please call 406-848-7510 to book

Enjoy the stunning scenery and wilderness on our half-day horseback ride. Rides can be custom tailored for your group.

  • $109 per person (minimum of 2 riders per day)
  • Riders must be at least 7 years old
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Cowboy Cookout and One-Hour Horseback Ride

6pm: Sunday-Friday, May 26 through August 10th

After you have enjoyed your day exploring Yellowstone National Park, enjoy a relaxing one-hour evening Horseback Ride and Cowboy Style Steak Dinner with us! From 7500 feet the views are incredible. There’s not a better place to enjoy a Montana sunset.

  • 1 Hour Horseback Ride & Cookout
  • $87/Adult and $70/Children 5-12yrs old (riders must be at least 5 years old)
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Cowboy Cookout Dinner Only

6:45pm: Sunday-Friday, May 26 through August 15th

After you have enjoyed your day exploring Yellowstone National Park, treat yourself to a Montana Cowboy-Style Steak Dinner with a million dollar view! Dinner at around the campfire at this beautiful alpine ranch is truly extraordinary. There isn’t a better place to enjoy a Montana sunset.

  • $47/Adult and $30/Children 12 & under
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Full-Day Horseback Ride

9am Daily, Mid-May through July, Please call 406-848-7510 to book

Our full-day Yellowstone horseback rides are custom designed to provide an exceptional small group experience. We provide lunch, the horse, and the guide. You provide the smiles!

  • $220 per person (minimum of 4 riders per day)
  • Riders must be at least 7 years of age
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!

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Overnight at the Ranch

Check In at 2:30 pm, Daily May through August

An authentic Montana experience! Based at our private ranch located at an altitude of 7,500 feet bordering, the one and only, Yellowstone National Park, you’ll enjoy about four hours of riding over two days with an evening at the ranch – including Sue’s legendary Cowboy Cookout. Limited to 5 families per day. All meals and gear included. This is a great all inclusive Yellowstone vacation package.

  • Choose between 2 cabins and 3 wall tents – Prices Vary (see below)
  • Cabin Stay: $275 Adult & $225 Children 17 and under
  • Wall Tent Stay: $225 Adult & $175 Children 17 and under
  • Please call the Flying Pig Adventure Company at 406-848-7510 for availability
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!
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3-Day Yellowstone Adventure

Departs Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Mid-June through August

An exciting combination of an Overnight Raft Trip and Overnight at the Ranch. Enjoy an action packed three days that will be a highlight of your vacation. With one night in a remote Montana rustic cabin or wall tent and one night camping on the river, you get to experience it all. All meals and gear are provided.

  • $550 Adults & $485 Children 17 & Under
  • Riders must be at least 7 years of age
  • Please call the Flying Pig Adventure Company at 406-848-7510 for availability
  • Please Note: You will drive to the ranch in your own vehicle after check in. The gravel road is maintained but is steep in some spots and is not suitable for large RV’s. Please call ahead with questions!
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Horseback Ride to Fish ~ Yellowstone River

9am daily, June 25 through September 10th

This a great trip for people with any level of fishing and riding experience. Beginner or expert, you will really enjoy this! Fishing the Yellowstone River is a must for any angler, but riding on horseback to seldom-fished stretches of the river in the Yellowstone Park’s interior is what sets this trip apart. There is a long stretch of the Yellowstone River that is almost inaccessible to hikers or fishermen, but this trip takes you there! The Black Canyon, Knowles Falls, and the confluence with Bear Creek are all amazing fishing spots on the Yellowstone. Include a fishing guide or go unguided with your wrangler.

  • $275 per Adult ~ $225 per Child
  • Fly Fishing Guide Added: Add $375 flat rate for the day to the fees above and INCLUDES GEAR
  • Lunch Is Included
  • State or Park License is not included, fishing gear not included unless a fishing guide is added
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Horseback Ride to Fish ~ Yellowstone Park

8:30am Daily, June 25 through September 10th

Fly fishing in Yellowstone Park is world famous, and the 3rd Meadow at Slough Creek is the most famous of all. It is legendary… and we can take you there on horseback! This trip is great for seasoned fishermen, but is also a beautiful ride and a great way to spend the day. We can also take you on horseback to fish the lesser known, lesser fished, but just as beautiful Hellroaring Creek or Cache Creek. Choose a guided trip to include an expert fishing guide or go solo with just your wrangler!

  • $375 per Adult ~ $325 per Child
  • Fly Fishing Guide Added: Add $375 flat rate for the day to the fees above and INCLUDES GEAR
  • Lunch Is Included
  • Park entrance fee, Fishing License not included, fishing gear not included unless a fishing guide is added
  • CALL FOR RESERVATION
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Horseback Ride to Fish ~ Wilderness Lakes

9am daily, June 25 through September 10th

This trip is great for novice fishermen, and youngsters. Fly Fishing for trout on a lake is a fun, easy way to learn the sport. Combine that with the horseback ride there and back, and this will be an unforgettable day. Fawn Lake and Knox Lake are two gems high in the Absaroka Mountains, where there are plenty of fish to be caught! Available with or without a fishing guide. A wrangler is always provided for the horseback ride.

  • $275 per Adult Unguided; $225 per Child Unguided
  • Fly Fishing Guide Added: Add $375 flat rate for the day to the fees above and INCLUDES GEAR
  • Lunch Is Included
  • Fishing Gear/State License is not included, fishing gear not included unless a fishing guide is added
  • CALL FOR RESERVATION
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All Yellowstone horseback riding and related trips are subject to our cancellation policy.