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Welcome tohunewill guest ranch

We were founded in 1861 by Napoleon Bonaparte Hunewill and his wife Esther. LeNore and Stanley Hunewill started the Hunewill Guest Ranch in 1931. The ranch is home to 1200 head of cattle, 190 horses, and an assortment of sheep, goats and llamas. We remain a working cattle ranch. As our guest, you can participate in the timeless traditional ranch life of the American West. Some of the special events throughout the year include Spring and Fall Cattle Work, The Big Fall Cattle Gather, and our traditional autumn Cattle Drive to the winter ranch in Nevada.

You'll love riding your horse through this 26,000 acre expanse of cool lush meadow and fragrant sage bordered by timbered peaks. Our full ranch experience includes popular evening activities like talent night, family dance night, creek-side barbecues, and watching the gentling of young foals and yearlings.

There is world class trout fishing in the nearby East Walker River, and in the many lakes and streams of the adjacent Toiyabe National Forest. Hearty home style meals are served in the dining room in the founder's Victorian ranch house. You'll stay in comfortable cottages near the horse pasture, allowing you to watch the herd come thundering in early each morning.

If you want the wide open spaces, great riding, great food, and lasting friendships, then Hunewill Guest Ranch is the vacation for you.

San Francisco

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Los angeles

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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe one of the world’s most scenic high mountain lakes is two hours north of Bridgeport.

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The Hunewill Ranch is located in Bridgeport, California on the east side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Mammoth Lakes

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