HISTORIC REESOR RANCH
2017 Cypress Hills Cowboy Adventures
Join us for a traditional Western Canadian
Chosen by Destination Canada as a
"Canadian Signature Experience".
"Cowboy Comfort" with atmosphere and western
hospitality! Enjoy the history and heritage of our 5th generation ranch
homesteaded in 1904.
Imagine pioneers coming
west to start a new and better life for themselves and their families. This historic
ranch provides a living testament to the resourcefulness and tenacity of
the early prairie settlers. We share a story that is integral to
Saskatchewan and Western Canada's history. The Reesors are
working hard to ensure that the ranch will be passed down for generations to
Customized for your enjoyment with your choice
of traditional ranch activities such as cattle drives and cattle herd health checks. Activities are set at a comfortable pace so that you can also
enjoy guided hiking and horseback riding excursions on our land and into the
Cypress Hills Wilderness Area with cultural, historical and nature
Take in the simple pleasures of forest and
prairies filled with unique alpine flowers and wildlife. Diverse terrain
will keep you anticipating what you'll see next at every hill crest and around
every bend in the trail.
Rising 4,000 feet above sea level the Cypress
Hills are the highest point between the Canadian Rockies in the West and
Labrador in the East. The ranch stands at an
elevation of 4,175 to 4,475 ft and the view to the north spans 50 miles.
Step back in time with us, learn about the
tragic Cypress Hills Massacre which led to the forming of the North West Mounted
Police force and the historic March West in 1874. Travel the same trails
used by the First Nations people and pioneers of yesterday.
The Cypress Hills are unique. They hold many Indian legends
and historic sites. Discover the buffalo wallows formed by thousands of
buffalo that freely roamed these hills in times past.
The smell of coffee brewing and bacon frying
is a real treat after a full night’s rest in our comfy beds. Tasty
home cooked meals await you! After a day filled with fresh air and the
great outdoors relax on the shaded veranda with a cool drink looking out over
the panoramic landscape of the Cypress Hills. Beef steak never tasted better
especially in such a setting. Meals are prepared for all dietary requests.
Top off the evenings with crackling campfires,
swapping stories and some Cowboy Poetry with your hosts. Listen to the
lonely coyote's howl and enjoy the incredible peace and quiet of life on this
historic ranch. Let the wide open spaces, cool breezes and lovely sunsets
rejuvenate and refresh you. Before a well deserved night's sleep enjoy a
relaxing bath in the antique bathtub in our historic ranchhouse or relax in the
two person jacuzzi tub in one of our cozy cabins.
Book a Cypress Hills Cowboy Adventure to
participate in some of the following ranch activities between June and
During the month of June join us as we start our
calving season. Help us move cow/calf pairs into various fields and into
the Cypress Hills Park by horseback. Join us for cattle herd health checks which
are done on a regular basis to learn the basics of cattle behavior and herd
• Price per day: $225/person + tax/fee
• Includes 3 meals per day - hearty ranchstyle breakfast,
lunch, tasty evening meal, 2 hour Horseback Adventure and sleep in one of our
cozy cabins with two person jacuzzi tub or in our comfortable historic
• Minimum 2 guests
Thank you for your
interest in Historic Reesor Ranch. If you would like information on our rates
and further package details, please contact us by
or by phone
at 1-306-662-3498. We look forward to hearing from you!
CCi Wireless Wifi connection available in most
locations at the ranch.
Additional outings are available - trips to local
attractions and events such as: Fort Walsh National Historic Site,
Hutterite Colonies, Maple Creek Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cypress Hills
Winery, horse sales, cattle auctions, rodeos and dances. (extra costs may apply)
Bring clothing suitable for the season. For
horseback riding don't forget comfortable riding boots, rain gear and hat, sun
and bug lotion.
Booking Terms: 30% non-refundable deposit required
to book with balance due one month in advance of booking. There are
several options for flying into Saskatoon, Regina and Calgary Airports with
transfer to Medicine Hat Airport - pick up and return to Medicine Hat Airport
included. Rental car to drive to ranch is available at airports for fly and
TRAVEL TRADE MEDIA - click here!
Your hospitality not only meets but, exceeds that
of our great state of Texas. Please continue to pass to others the rich
tradition and family heritage that we all can only envy. You have
provided me not only with the grandeur of your country but a real live first
hand rodeo! Your friend, Trae Fowler, Fort Worth, Texas
What is unique about this place is that you treat
your guests in the same way you treat your land and animals. I feel that
this is where your souls are. This is my third visit and each time I see
more beauty - in your ranch and in your family. I feel so privileged
that you consider me a friend. I plan to come back again soon so make sure
you leave me some 'chores'. P.S. Diane - don't you be going losing Scott
on any more trails! Thanks for everything. Bonnie Thorn, Toronto,
I spent 2 weeks in
Mexico just recently and I loved it. One week at an all inclusive and one week
with my Mexican family in northern Mexico. It was all awesome BUT in saying
that, I have to stick with an earlier comment - that your ranch and location is
one of the most beautiful spots in the world! Wanda Byrns
I really enjoyed my
stay here at your ranch. You and your staff were wonderful and very
helpful. I felt safe and welcome. The food was amazing! The
poems were good as well and made breakfast a lot better! The rides that my
parents and I went on were absolutely amazing. I hope to come back in the
future and will recommend this place to anyone. Thank you for an awesome
experience I will not forget and thank you for welcoming us into your home.