Spring and summer bring an array of picturesque landscapes with blossoming flowers and lush green mountains. The season allows for endless adventure ranging from hiking, mountain-biking, fly-fishing, back-packing, canyoneering and horseback riding. If you are looking for outdoor adventure then this is the place for you.
Hiking is available from the top of Boulder Mountain down to the Hole-in-the-Rock Road all the way to Lake Powell (via Hole in the Rock Road or Burr Trail). During summer months (June-August) Boulder Mountain, accessed by Hells Backbone Road which is adjacent to the Ranch, a temperature stay a cool 60-70 degrees and offers a variety of hikes. Within a few miles of the Ranch you can access desert hiking with hoodoos, pictographs, and petro glyphs or trek down into Salt Gulch where you will discover waterfalls, pools and unprecedented scenery. Whether you are seeking a leisurely stroll or a more extreme hike Boulder Mountain, Grand Staircase, and the surrounding area offers an extraordinary experience for all.
in the surrounding area is one of the many amazing recreational sports accessible that still has deserted trails and undiscovered terrain. The riding is abundant and with numerous single track, double track (Forest Service roads), slick rock and desert trails. This wonderland of exploration is obtainable for all levels of riders whether you are following a guide book or mapping your own route. Experience your next mountain biking adventure at the Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch.
We welcome you to come and enjoy all we have to offer!
With over 80 lakes and countless crystal clear streams, fly fishing is one of the area's secret gems. The upper tributaries of the Escalante produce some of the finest brook trout fishing in the state, where trophies are often caught…(not a fish tale). Tie your fly and cast your rod, you won’t be disappointed.
With few or no crowds, spectacular scenery and adventure Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch offers year round access to the some of the best areas in Utah.
Year Round Adventure
Horseback riding, fly-fishing, hiking, trail running, canyoneering, motor-touring, mountain/desert-biking and more.
include cross country skiing, horse drawn sleigh rides, hunting, snowmobiling, snow-shoeing,ice climbing, back country skiing/ridingand more.
We can help you plan any adventure. Please contact us at
With Hells Backbone Trails
Located just a few feet from The Ranch, Boulder Mountain Ranch and Trail offers day rides, pack trips and custom trips for riders of all abilities in the Dixie National Forest and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.Breck and Becky Crystal, experienced guides with vast knowledge of the area, will take you on an scenic adventure of a lifetime.
For more information/reservations contact:
Breck and Becky Crystal