Tours, Hunts, and Vacations - Buffalo Ranch Experience
VACATION on Great Plains Buffalo Ranch
“Give me a home where the buffalo roam, where the deer and the antelope play. . .”
Have you ever found yourself humming this traditional American folk song, longing for it to be reality? Today, your dream can come true! Come visit the majestic Great Plains Buffalo Ranch and enjoy vast and beautiful native landscape. Learn some cool historical facts about the Great Plains. Learn about plants, animals, the ecosystems and how they're all connected to each other. Go for walks, runs, or drives on our scenic trails. Hike and rock climb in the nearby historical Slim Buttes. Take a trail ride like a real cowboy from the old west. Get down and get dirty doing real ranch work with real stockmen. Hunt from the finest selection of wildlife that the Great Plains has to offer. In the evening, chill out on the back porch with a cup of tea or a glass of wine and watch a striking South Dakota sunset as it slowly disappears over the western horizon. Imagine no skyscrapers or buildings of any kind to obstruct your view! Sit back, relax and relish the splendor of the serene country lifestyle. You will be hosted by people-friendly and well educated staff. Our vacation packages are guaranteed to fit all groups. We have openings for singles, couples, families, and family reunions. School, church, or photography groups are welcome too. Please contact us to discuss travel, pricing, and other details.
We have camper hookups and beautiful scenic camping spots available. Camp as far out in the country or as close to the main lodge as you like. Get up close and personal with nature, and/or have a wonderful bed and breakfast experience. There is also a guest house and cabins. We have wifi available as well.
Great Plains Buffalo Ranch has mountain biking and hiking trails on private property and in the surrounding areas. Rock climbing and forest recreational areas are close by as well.
HUNTING and FISHING
Great Plains Buffalo Ranch offers thrilling hunts for buffalo, mule deer, whitetail deer, pronghorn antelope, waterfowl, and pheasant. We have archery, shotgun, black powder, and rifle hunts available. It’s a dream come true for the avid hunter! In addition to memorable hunting adventures we also offer excellent freshwater fishing on private and public water reserves. Large mouth Bass, Walleye, Bluegill, and Yellow Bullheads swim in our waters.
Hunting the magnificent buffalo in a respectful, traditional manner is unequaled in excitement and adventure. Our bison hunts will enable you to relive a bygone era using methods that were used to hunt buffalo over a century ago. Finding your trophy bison, deer, and/or pronghorn on a ranch this size makes for a true hunt. Our excellent guides are well trained in hunt safety, wildlife, and rangeland management. They are educated in the history of the area and know the land well, which will give you the most unique and exciting hunting experience of your life. Meals and lodging are included in the package prices. We have a photographer available to capture your hunt if you desire. We guarantee the hunt. We will make arrangements with our meat processors and taxidermist. Head, cape for mounting, and meat are the property of the hunter.
Great Plains BuffaloRanch is well known for it's involvement in Holistic Management. We manage one of the largest buffalo herds in the USA. Located in the center of the Great Plains, our herd roams freely on the beautiful golden prairies of South Dakota. Animal husbandry and sustainable land management are our main goals on this outfit. The bison herd is professionally managed in the most natural and hands-off method possible, so our buffalo fit right in with native wildlife. Being good stewards of the land we've been entrusted with is a responsibility we take very seriously. Healing the land, making it productive, and looking at the bigger picture is something everyone has to do if we all want to thrive on this planet. By visiting and supporting Great Plains Buffalo Ranch, you conserve natural resources! You will contribute to clean air and fresh water. You will have a direct impact on climate change! Learn more about us.