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Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch

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las vegas, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Joni and Buck are excellent hosts to their ranch. Suzie, Jason and Aubry and Ky were absolute pleasures and not a task they could not accomplish readily and cheerfully. The Jetboat ride is exciting with the realization of mother natures forces of water, absolutely spell binding. Buck Captins the Jetboat and wild water with the skill and judgement of a...

Thank Valarie P
Emmett, Idaho
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second time to mackey bar, just as much fun as the first. I truly do not think that you could find anyone that works as Buck and Joni do to make you feel like family (and the rest of the staff) The accommodations are fantastic, the scenery is absolutely breath taking and the food, well lets just...

Thank jmccall2017
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great. Buck & Joni will make your trip is perfect. 3 great meals every day, terrific fishing, hot showers, warm beds and no cell phones. Be sure to sit in the front seat on the boat to get the best view. This is paradise.

Thank Lee393
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family just got back from our family business corporate retreat in Mackay Bar with four children under 6 (including 4 month old twins), and eight adults. Most of the party rode in on the jet boat, and one person flew in on an airplane. The grass runway landing was better than 99% of commercial airliner landings I've had. Buck...

Thank Cassie C
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 2 January 2017

When we first got engaged we quickly started looking into wedding venues. Being from California, we’d been to many winery weddings. Although fun and beautiful, we felt like we wanted to do something different and decided it would be fun to get hitched at a backcountry lodge. We are really into rivers and had done a few trips in Idaho’s...

Thank ktelliott1
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I just got back from an amazing wedding at Mackay Bar. From the second we arrived, every detail was perfect. Joni and Buck are amazing hosts and the entire staff works so hard to make sure everyone is happy. Our group of about 40 people spent the entire long weekend there and got to experience many of the best things...

1Thank Carolyn Z
Eagle, Idaho
Reviewed 27 July 2016

After returning from a weekend at Mackay Bar, it's hard to find the right words to describe this adventure. Our family of 21 was embraced by the Dewey's the minute we arrived at Vinegar Creek. Even little Dax was offering to carry some bags to the boat. Having grown up in Idaho, I already appreciate our state's history; however, Buck...

1Thank _natjroberts
Grangeville, Idaho
Reviewed 26 July 2016

In celebration of our 50th Wedding Anniversary, we took our five children, their spouses, and the grandchildren to Mackay Bar Guest Ranch. We were a party of 21 and our ages range from 74 to 3! The accommodations were tremendous and the enthusiasm of the owners and staff was infectious. What a wonderful way to see the beautiful wild and...

1Thank marilynwimer
New Canaan
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This experience is fantastic; It's hard to give more superlatives than the other great reviews...we flew in with Arnold's aviation, which was tremendous in of itself. It instantly set the spirit of the visit...we had a blast jet boating, fishing, horseback riding, swimming....we saw bighorn sheep, a mountain goat, bald eagles, osprey...we went up and down the river, had great...

1Thank StRaymond
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We live a busy life in Denver, CO and travel a lot. We'd recently returned from New York city and took a cruise to Canada and still our kids (3 and 7) will tell you Mackay Bar was more fun. My husband and I loved to be so unplugged from our busy worlds, and surrounded by such beauty! Incredible! This...

1Thank Jill B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the most unique getaways offered in the lower 48 states, Mackay Bar Outfitters provides top quality guided hunts, fishing trips and all-inclusive vacation packages, all in a beautiful back-country setting. We cater to large groups, families, or individuals who are seeking an adventure of a lifetime. The ranch is located along the banks of the famous "River of no Return" Salmon River and encompasses one of the largest outfitting units in Idaho. Nestled in the Frank Church Wilderness Area, guests can experience over 273,000 acres of road less adventure including 75 miles of the pristine main Salmon River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch

Address: Salmon River, Frank Church "River of No Return" Wilderness, Riggins, ID
Region: United States > Idaho > Riggins
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch Riggins, Idaho
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“Talk to Joni and Buck for the assortment of rooms, from a single room to a house is available.”
598valariep, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There's not a bad room there. The cabins are beautiful!”
jillbM6529IO, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are a great way to have your own little space”
briann547, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want an outdoor experience but not up for tent camping the wall "glamping" tents are incredible!”
kkirkwood4, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It's all great.”
joecolorado2016, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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