Breakfast or Dinner?

Breakfast or Dinner?!   Wagon Master’s Breakfast Ride! Join us for a remarkable early morning breakfast cookout. Participants will load up on an authentic horse-drawn covered wagon for a memorable ride into the beautiful National Forest; arriving at our Chuck Wagon camp nestled in a remote mountain meadow just in time to watch Dutch oven…

Wagon Masters Breakfast Ride!

WAGON MASTERS BREAKFAST RIDE   Join us for a remarkable early morning breakfast cookout. Participants will load up on an authentic horse-drawn covered wagon for a memorable ride into the beautiful National Forest; arriving at our Chuck Wagon camp nestled in a remote mountain meadow just in time to watch dutch oven cooks prepare an…

Memorial Day!

On Memorial Day we remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. They paid the highest price to keep America safe. 🇺🇸 Freedom isn’t free. Thank you for your service.

Gordy Pratt

Make ‘em laugh.   Make ‘em cry.   Make ‘em laugh so hard they cry.   That has been the philosophy Gordy Pratt has carried with him to more than 55 years of public performances, many of them in the Northern Black Hills. As a stand-up musical comedian, Pratt has entertained thousands of locals and…

605 Day!

How we feel about 605 Day!! #getoutside [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2801″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day! We are thankful for all who serve! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2793″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

YEE-HAW! WE’RE OPEN!

YEE-HAW! We are so excited to see your smiling faces this summer! Stop by and say hello today at The Stables at Palmer Gulch! ❤️ [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2790″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

4 more days!

4 more days until we open! 🐴🐴🐴🐴 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2781″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

A, B or C?

Comment below what trail you’ll be riding this summer! A. Custer Trail B. Keystone Trail C. Deadwood Trail [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2778″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

NEXT SATURDAY

OPENING DAY IS NEXT SATURDAY!!! 🥳🎈🎉🐴   [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2775″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Recommended on Restaurant Guru 2020!

Did you know our Chuckwagon Dinner Show was recommended on Restaurant Guru 2020? Don’t wait to reserve your spot! Many of our shows are booked well in advance! Find out more info at ridesouthdakota.com!   [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2772″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Keystone Trail!

Winding through high altitude ponderosa pines and stands of paper birch, the 4 mile long Keystone Trail is a popular ride. Easy to moderate in difficulty, beginner riders will be able to relax and enjoy a wonderful horseback riding experience, at the same time advanced riders will enjoy the rugged picturesque landscape. Photograph your gang…

KOA Rodeo!

As if a horseback ride in the Black Hills at the Stables at Palmer Gulch isn’t exciting enough, you can also experience a rodeo during your stay at the KOA! Rodeos are hosted June 12th, June 26th, August 12th, August 21st, and September 5th! More info can be found at: https://www.palmergulch.com/events/ [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2763″ alt=””…

Chuckwagon Dinner Show!

Local entertainment and great food! Our Chuckwagon Dinner Show starts June 8th and runs through August 21st! This experience fills up fast, be sure to book now at our website: ridesouthdakota.com. [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2760″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Top 10%!

There couldn’t possibly be a better time to book a ride with us! 🐴 Millions of TripAdvisor travelers placed The Stables at Palmer Gulch in the top 10% worldwide!! 🤩 WOW! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2757″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Deadwood Trail!

Our Deadwood Trail offers big panoramic views, vivid, stark, and towering, contrasted by lush grassy high country meadows, sweet smelling, quiet and colorful. Higher in elevation, the forest is much more open with grassy high country meadows and fantastic views of Black Elk Peak and the Elk Horn Ridge.   [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2751″ alt=”” href=””…

Got Any Plans?

Park your camper, tent or rent a cabin for the weekend at the Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch! And while you’re at it, book a ride with us at The Stables! Opening day is May 29th! We make it easy for you to book online. Simply visit us at ridesouthdakota.com! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2748″ alt=””…

No “Butts” About It!

No “butts” about it, we love our horses and you will too! Opening day is May 29th! Hope to see ya’ll there! Visit ridesouthdakota.com to book your ride! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2744″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Out On The Keystone Trail!

Maddie one of our accomplished wranglers, takin’ a group out on the Keystone Trail! First ride leaves at 8:30 am sharp! Head over to our website to book your ride today! ridesouthdakota.com   [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2741″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Chuckwagon Dinner Show!

The Chuckwagon Dinner Show is worth waitin’ in line for! Open fire grilled steaks, fried cowboy taters, secret sauce baked beans, and a dutch oven peach or pear cobbler! 🥩 🥔 Now that’s some good eatin’! Don’t wait…RUN to make a reservation! They sure do fill up fast! Check out our website ridesouthdakota.com for more details!…

Knee Deep In It!

A couple of our hard workin’ wranglers, knee deep in it! These gals are seasoned and salty! 🤠 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2733″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Choose Your Trail!

Choose Your Trail! Palmer Gulch Stables is the only barn of this kind to hold a riding permit in the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve. The most beautiful trails in the Black Hills National Forest are found in this wildlife sanctuary! We offer riding tours of the Custer Trail, the Deadwood Trail, and the Keystone Trail! [image…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Hope the luck of the Irish is with you today! We are even seeing a little hint of green in South Dakota today! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2726″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Have Any Plans?

Don’t forget we are a 2020 Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Award Winner!! Do you have plans to visit us this summer?   [image type=”thumbnail” alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2723″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Great Faces, Great Places!

Dally, one of The Stable’s mascots, is a great endorsement for the “Great Faces, Great Places” motto for South Dakota! That is one genuine doggo smile! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2719″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Authentic Cowboy Experience!

If you’re looking for an authentic cowboy experience, be sure to register for our one-of-a-kind-chuck wagon dinner shows offered several nights a week. You’ll taste real cowboy cooking, hear old cowboy stories, and listen to real cowboys sing. [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2716″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Why Ride Anywhere Else!

For over 50 years The Stables at Palmer Gulch has provided fun trail rides into the most beautiful places in the Black Hills National Forest. The Norbeck Wildlife Preserve and the Black Elk Wilderness Area provide spectacular scenery that no other trail ride barn can match. Why ride anywhere else! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2713″ alt=”” href=””…

Two Thumbs Up!

Sydney, one of our wranglers, giving our trails two thumbs up! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2707″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

How Do You Like Your Steak?

Throughout the summer you can experience our Chuckwagon Dinner Show! Ride to the campsite by chuckwagon or horseback.   Watch a real dough-boxer grill Dakota grown beef steaks over an aspen-wood campfire and taste dutch oven side dishes prepared right on the chuck-box!   How do you like your steak? A. Rare B. Medium Rare…

Snow Angel

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Quote of the Day!

“Horses. Because you will NEVER remember your best day of interneting!” [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2688″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Did You Know…

Did you know the Mount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch is one of the largest KOAs? Mini golf, swimming, fishing, UTV rentals, and horseback riding are just a few of many things you can do while here in the beautiful Black Hills!   Check out more info here: https://koa.com/campgrounds/mount-rushmore/   Book a horseback ride here:…

No Hour Is Wasted…

[text_output]”No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle” Winston Churchill[/text_output][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2679″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Happy New Years!

Happy New Year from The Stables at Palmer Gulch!! This year wouldn’t of been possible without all your great support! We appreciate all of you and hope to see you again next summer at The Stables at Palmer Gulch!! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2659″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2660″ alt=”” href=”” title=””…

Giddy Up!

Giddy up! New Years’ is just around the corner! We hope you had a very Merry Christmas! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2653″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Merry Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas y’all from the Stables at Palmer Gulch! On this eve of Christmas, we hope Santa brings a wagon load of goodies your way! 🎄🎅🏻🐴 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2650″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Just seven days until Christmas! Hope you’ve been good so Santa can deliver all those presents under the tree! 🎅🏻🎄🎁 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2625″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Teamster

Some teamsters just wanna have fun! Dan has been working with us for 12 years now! We’re sure thankful for all his help! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2613″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving folks! Not everyone eats turkey on Thanksgiving day. What’s gonna be served up on your table? [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2610″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Enthusiasm!

[image type=”thumbnail” src=”2607″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][text_output]Enthusiasm is the sauce that flavors our days![/text_output]

A Test of Spirit!

[image type=”thumbnail” src=”2600″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][text_output]Failure is a test of spirit, not a reason to give up![/text_output]

Barn Boss!

Our barn boss taking care of some morning chores. 🤠 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2590″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Get Outside!

Howdy from South Dakota! It’s 79 degrees here! Get outside! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2580″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Election Day!

We hope you used your voice to vote for our great country today! 🇺🇸 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2577″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

We’re comin” for ya! Join us next summer for the Chuckwagon Dinner Show! Get those reservations booked! They fill up fast! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2567″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Sunny Dispostion

Looking for those sunny day dispositions! It’s mighty cloudy today in South Dakota, but we sure need the moisture! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2561″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Fall in South Dakota!

Hope y’all get out and enjoy the fall colors this year! They’re fantastic in South Dakota! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2555″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

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Here’s a few charaacters you might find at the KOA Campground and surrounding Black Hills Area! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2552″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2551″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2550″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2549″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=””…

Summer 2021!

This photo’s from a couple years back. We had a bang up year in 2020! Just a reminder to book your vacation for 2021 as our trails fill up fast! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2545″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Hard at Work!

Jim, hard at work! There’s way more to do then saddlin’ horses every morning! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2542″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

National Coffee Day!

It’s National Coffee Day! You haven’t had real coffee until you’ve tried campfire style coffee! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2539″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Barn Boss!

Our awesome barn boss Kristina, assisting a young rider! We couldn’t do it all without her! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2536″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Morning Sun!

Jim and some of the wranglers soaking up the morning sun, plus some of our colorful characters. Ahhh summer, we’re gonna miss it! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2533″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

One for the Books!

The work’s all done for the year! We’d like to thank all of our awesome customers who rode the trails and supported the Stables, even during a pandemic! 2020 was one for the books! We look forward to seeing you next year! 🐴🤠 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2527″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Wrangler Q+A Wednesday – Hayleeim

One last Wrangler Q+A Wednesday! This week’s wrangler is Haylee!   Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: The people are really friendly and there are beautiful hiking spots! 🌲   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Gussy, she’s shy and sweet! 🐎   Q: How many years…

Well Oiled Machine!

It’s like a well-oiled machine around here with Jim, Erica and this wrangler crew! Can’t forget about Dude and Dally too! 😉 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2524″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2523″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

WRANGLER Q+A WEDNESDAY – Mar

Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: Come for the cowboy history! There is also a lot of hunter recreational activities. 🌲 Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Indy, because he’s grouchy but also very sweet. ❤️ Q: How many years have you been riding? A: I’ve been…

Speaks for Itself

Lots of good things I could say about this photo. I think it speaks for itself. [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2501″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Thirsty!

Sometimes our wranglers get really thirsty! 😂 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2498″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Only Nine Days Left

Only 10 days left until the 2020 season is over! If you had a great experience with us, we’d love to hear about it! Head over to our Facebook page and leave us a review! [image type=”rounded” src=”2495″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

WRANGLER Q+A WEDNESDAY – Arian

WRANGLER Q+A WEDNESDAY – Arian   Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: There are lots of family activities outdoors. 🌲   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Tumbleweed. He looks cute and a goofball!  🐴   Q: How many years have you been riding? A: 8 years.…

Quote of the Day

“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man” – Sir Winston Chuchill [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2483″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Last Night of the Chuckwagon Dinner Show!

TONIGHT IS THE LAST NIGHT FOR THE CHUCKWAGON DINNER SHOW! Were you able to attend this summer? Let us know what your favorite part was down in the comments! 🍽🥩🐴🎸   [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2480″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

WRANGLER Q+A WEDNESDAY – Johnima

WRANGLER Q+A WEDNESDAY – John   Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: Because there are a lot of unique breweries/craft beers exclusive to the Black Hills area. 🍺   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Tumbleweed, because he looks like a marshmallow. 🐴   Q: How many…

Barn Boss! ima

We sure do appreciate our barn boss Kristina and all she does here at the Stables! 💯 [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2468″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Chuckwagon Dinner Show!

Only a few more dates for the Chuckwagon Dinner Show this year! August 18,19,20,21!!   [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2463″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2465″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2050″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Wrangler Q+A Wednesday – Shannon

Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: Because it’s a hidden gem in the US!  🇺🇸   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: T-Bone, because he has such a funny personality and he’s very photogenic! 🐴   Q: How many years have you been riding horses? A: 19…

Summer Plans?

We’ve been very busy this summer! Make sure to book your ride in advance as space can be limited! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2452″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Chuckwagon Dinner Show!

Only a few more dates for the Chuckwagon Dinner Show! Don’t miss out!! August 1,4,5,6,7,11,13,18,19,20,21   More information can be found here on our website: https://ridesouthdakota.com/rushmore-horseback-riding/chuck-wagon-dinner-show/ [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2449″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Wrangler Wednesday Q+A – Zac

ZAC – Wrangler Questions   Wrangler Wednesday Q+A! This week’s wrangler…Zac!   Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: There’s a lot to do and a lot to see!   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Smoot because when someone rides him, they looks like a warlord…and he’s…

National Day of the Cowboy

Happy National Day of the Cowboy! Hope ya’ll did somethin’ to celebrate! 🐴❤️🤠 Long live cowboys! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2440″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Wrangler Q+A Wednesday –

Wrangler Q+A Wednesday! This week’s wrangler is Mireille! She’s worked at the Stables for eleven years!   Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: Great Faces Great Places! ☀️   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Gypsy because she is awesome! (Gypsy is Mireille’s personal horse) 🐴  …

Hard Work!

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them: – Ann Landers [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2430″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Wrangler Q+A Wednesday!

Wrangler Q+A Wednesday! This week’s wrangler is Sarah! Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: There is no humidity here! Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Skunk, because he’s small and I’m small. He also gets really exited about food. Q: How many years have you been riding?…

Wrangler Wednesday Q+A – Lizi

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means…another Wrangler Wednesday Q+A! 🤠 Liz always has a smile on her face! This is her first year as a wrangler at the Stables. Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: So you can come ride at the Stables and see all the horses! 🐴 Q: Who…

Happy 4th of July!

Wishing you a happy 4th of July from the Stables at Palmer Gulch! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2413″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2414″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][image type=”thumbnail” src=”2415″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Got Plans?

We hope you have plans to ride with us tomorrow at The Stables at Palmer Gulch! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2410″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Wrangler Wednesday Q+A

It’s Wrangler Q+A Wednesday!! This is Airin’s first year at The Stables!   Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: It truly is its own experience and is so beautiful!   Q: Who is your favorite horse at the Stables and why? A: Folgers, he is goofy and fun to be around!   Q:…

Wagon Master’s Breakfast!

Circle the wagons and load em’ up! We’re headed to the Wagon Master’s Breakfast tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. sharp! This breakfast meal takes place in a remote mountain meadow. You’ll ride approximately 20 minutes on a horse drawn covered wagon. Watch a real chuck wagon cook use a wood fire and taste dutch oven…

Wagon Masters Breakfast

WAGON MASTER’S BREAKFAST Wednesday & Saturday at 8:00 AM! Horse Drawn Covered Wagon Ride This breakfast meal takes place in a remote mountain meadow. You’ll ride approximately 20 minutes on a horse drawn covered wagon. Watch a real chuck wagon cook use a wood fire and taste dutch oven dishes prepared fresh right out of…

Wrangler Wednesday!

It’s Wrangler Wednesday! Time for another Q+A! This is Sidney’s first year at the Stables! Q: Why should people visit South Dakota? A: Because it’s beautiful and there is a ton to do outside! Q: Who is your favorite horse here and why? A: Major, he has a black bear nose. He looks like a…

Orientation Time!

[image type=”thumbnail” src=”2381″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””] It’s orientation time! Jim, the Stables manager, shares the basic do’s and don’ts for riding out on the trail! [text_output]It’s orientation time! Jim, the Stables manager, shares the basic do’s and don’ts for riding out on the trail![/text_output]

Lighthearted

[image type=”thumbnail” src=”2378″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][text_output] Did you hear about the man who was hospitalized with six plastic horses inside him? The doctor described his condition as stable.[/text_output]

Chuckwagon Dinner Show!

Hands up if you enjoyed our first Chuckwagon Dinner Show of the year last night? We served up steak and cast iron cookin’!  Also, if you road horseback to the Chuckwagon Dinner Show, you can view your images at howeyeseeitphotography.shootproof.com

Wagon Master Breakfast Ride!

Join us for the first Wagon Master’s Breakfast Ride on June 24th! More upcoming dates include: June 24,27. July: 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25,29. August: 1. The menu consists of our delicious Bronc Buster hash…. Bacon and beef, chopped potatoes, onions, peppers and secret seasonings browned and cooked to perfection over the fire in a cast iron pot. For…

There’s Never Been A Better Time To Book!

There’s never been a better time to book a ride at The Stables at Palmer Gulch! Especially since we’ve been chosen as a 2020 Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Award Winner!! [image type=”thumbnail” src=”2656″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””]

Ride On!

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Quote of the Day!

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Happy Thanksgiving

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