A Pleasant Stay at the Wilson Ranches Retreat


Good old-fashioned hospitality. So easy to say, so hard to create.

Nancy and Phil make you feel at home at the Wilson Ranches Retreat with an ease reminiscent of my uncles and aunts while I was young.

The ranch-style breakfast served to guests daily is hearty and tasty. And the conversation around the dining table provides the icing on the cake.

One of the drawing points of the stay is that it’s a working cattle ranch with land extending to the highest ridge tops on both sides of the valley, 9,000 acres in all.

While staying at the Retreat in late November I was treated like part of the family.

What could be more enjoyable?

Looking down at the city of Fossil

Looking down at the city of Fossil

 

Bright sunlight refracting through a light cloud

Bright sunlight refracting through a light cloud

A cold morning at the Retreat

A cold morning at the Retreat

Upper ridges on both sides of the Butte Creek Valley (all part of the Wilson Ranch)

Upper ridges on both sides of the Butte Creek Valley (all part of the Wilson Ranch)

Just enough light clouds to provide some variety

Just enough light clouds to provide some variety

The SUV looks small in the wide expanse of the ranchland

The SUV looks small in the wide expanse of the ranchland

Ubiquitous barbwire fence (close to 100 miles of fence on the Ranch)

Ubiquitous barbwire fence (close to 100 miles of fence on the Ranch)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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