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Smoke Rise Ranch Resort

6751 Hunterdon Rd
Glouster, Ohio 45732
Phone: 740-767-2624, 800-292-1732
Overview
Nestled in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, Smoke Rise is a working cattle ranch that offers guests an opportunity to experience the adventures of the West, not so far from home. Whether you prefer to be part of the action with cattle drives, team penning, cow cutting and guided trail rides or you simply want to ride at your own leasure, Smoke Rise is sure to give you a taste of the old western famed cowboy lifestyle. Guests stay in rustic bunk style cabins on the ranch.
Location Map

Calendar of Events
Trail Clean Up Weekend at Smoke Rise Ranch
Fri Mar 23Sat Mar 24

Join us for a weekend of friendship and fun while working on the trails and common areas of the ranch. With over 2000 private acres we have a lot of trails to keep up and new ones to get marked. We are excited for the change in weather and all the new adventures it will bring. Please call now to make your reservations. The ranch is committed to making this the best summer yet.

Cost: $ for camping/cabins/boarding

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Trailmeister Clinic and TV Production
Fri Mar 30Sat Mar 31

Ready to start the new year with a new adventure. Want to -hit the horse trails and horse camp- but not sure how to do it. Look no further than this informative seminar. SMOKE RISE RANCH is PROUD to host Mr. Robert Eversole, the TRAILMEISTER. Robert has extensive knowledge on trail riding and trail camping. He shares his knowledge with others thru seminars, clinics, demonstrations, social media and his website. He is a regular writer for a variety of horse related magazines and THE GO TO GUY for everything related to trail riding. A list of some of the topics he will cover includes: ABCs of Trail Riding, Getting Back to Camp in Time for Dinner (compass and map reading), Horse Camping 101, Highline How t…os, and What to do when the unexpected happens on the trail. A complete list of topics will be posted under comments. Price of the event covers all meals on FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. For guests arriving early – On Thursday evening, we will have a simple dinner with table conversation provided by Mr. Eversole on his personal experience dealing with getting back in the saddle after a wilderness trail ride went wrong. Total cost for meals and seminars for both days is $200 per person. Lodging accommodations are available at the ranch and are not included in this price. We have rustic cabins that sleep 6, campsites and fully furnished cabins are available. Gather up your friends, split the cost of lodging and gain some trail confidence. Space is limited to 25 attendees. Call the ranch today to make your reservations.

Cost: $200/meals/seminars

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Childrens Easter Egg Hunt and Adult Scavenger Hunt
Sun Apr 1

Easter Egg Hunt and Adult Scavenger Hunt. More Info to follow or call for additional info.

Cost: $200/meals/seminars

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Advanced Cowgirl Bootcamp
Thu Apr 5Fri Apr 6Sat Apr 7Sun Apr 8

It is finally here. By popular demand, the long-awaited Advanced Cowgirl Boot Camp is here. To the girls who can pretty much fix anything with bailing wire and duct tape. Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn something new. We will be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, pistol shooting as well as dabbling int eh finer things in life like wine tasting at a local winery, shopping int eh local area and time at eht epool. Whether you are an old pro or new to teh scene, there will be plenty of great opportunities for everyone. Agenda to be announced.Price is $400 per cowgirl which includes instructors for all the events listed above, transportation to events off site, dinner 3 nights, wine tasting, shooting supplies and stalls for your horse! It DOES NOT include lodging for yourself or use of a Smoke Rise horse (but they are available to rent for the event!) Agenda to be posted later depending on expected attendance! Make your reservations today!

Cost: $400/everything except lodging

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Colt Starting with Lynn Semingson
Sat Apr 14Sun Apr 15

Got a new colt to start. Just need to tune up Nelly or Chester for summer riding. We got just the thing. You can bring your colt and/or any of your horses that may need a tune up or needs help with a problem and we will help you get them started the right way. Lynn started breaking horses at the age of 14. He has over 40 plus years of experience and a way with horses that makes him one of the best. Even if you cant bring your horse you can come watch and learn. Our Rustics hold up to 6 people so bring your family or a group! Stalls and lodging are extra for this event. Reserve early as spots are limited and will fill up fast. Contact the ranch at 740-767-2624

Cost: $400/everything except lodging

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Bring in the Spring Cattle Weekend
Fri Apr 20Sat Apr 21Sun Apr 22

Bring In The Spring. Join us for a little leg stretching and welcoming in the warmer weather. Cattle Drive participation is free to all campers; $10 day fee applies to everyone else who wants to join in the drive.

Friday 20th - Cattle Round-Up, (1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers) Doctoring and Banding Ranch (Breakaway)Roping to Follow

Saturday 21st

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic $45 (ARENA CLOSED 10-11:30am)

Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $25, Pro/Am $15, Novice $15)

Potluck Cowboy Dinner – WE PROVIDE THE MAIN COURSE

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 22nd

Fun Show

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Kentucky Derby / Straight Away Racing
Sat May 5Sun May 6

Calling all Cowboys, Cowgirls and Southern Belles. Join us as we celebrate an old Kentucky tradition while adding our own special Smoke Rise Twist! We will have Hat decorating and Cocktails on Friday Night, Strait Away Racing on Saturday with Gaited (Pacing and Racking), Quarter Horse, Mule, Pony and Stick Horse! At 4 PM we will open up the Clubhouse to view the Derby Race on the Big Screen and enjoy all things KY – Bourbon Tasting, Mint Juleps, Food, hat contest. A schedule of events for the weekend will be posted at a later date, as well as a show bill. Cost for Clubhouse event is an additional $25 per adult over 21, $15 ages 13-20, 12 and under are free (includes food, beverage, band) Admission to view the races and participate in the Derby Parade is free.

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Best of America By Horseback
Fri May 18Sat May 19

Please join us as we welcome back tom Seay, Kristen Biscoe, and the entire staff of Best of America By Horseback to the ranch. Smoke Rise is a 2000 acre working cattle ranch located in Glouster Ohio, in the heart of the Wayne National Forest and the Trimble Wildlife Area. Ride on filmed trail rides, enjoy a banquet meal and live band on Saturday night. We will have a welcoming reception and cowboy campfire sing along (bring your guitars) on Friday night. There will be clinics, demos and seminars throughout the weekend. Our chuck wagon vendor will be selling breakfast and lunch sandwiches throughout the weekend. You will not want to miss this. RESERVE YOUR RIDERS SPOT by contacting Best of America by Horseback at 540-829-9555 $75 fee. RESERVE YOUR Camping, Cabins and stalls through Smoke Rise Ranch and Resort 740-767-2624.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday: Check-In

Evening – Welcome Reception, Cowboy Sing Along, Ranch Campfire

Saturday

10-12: Filmed Trail Ride

Afternoon: optional ride

seminars/demos/clinics

Evening: Banquet, Keynote Speaker Tom Seay, invited special guests

Sunday: Morning – Cowboy Church

Ride on your own

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Memorial Day Weekend Cattle Weekend
Fri May 25Sat May 26Sun May 27Mon May 28

Come join us for the weekend. A detailed event list will be posted closer to this event and will also be available at the office. We have planned a cattle roundup, doctoring, banding and breakaway roping. Open sorting, cow working clinic, Poker Run (horses) and a potluck dinner. We hope you can join us at the ranch. Remember the pool is open and the water is cold.

Friday 25th

Cattle Round-Up, (1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers) Doctoring and Banding Ranch (Breakaway)Roping to Follow

Saturday 26th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic $45 (ARENA CLOSED 10-11:30am)

Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $25, Pro/Am $15, Novice $15)

Potluck Cowboy Dinner – WE PROVIDE THE MAIN COURSE

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 27th

Fun Show

Monday 28th Ranch Classes

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Smoke Rise Mounted Archery Weekend
Fri Jun 1Sat Jun 2Sun Jun 3

Here is your chance to try something exciting an new with your horse. Open to anyone interested in giving this sport a try.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

Private lessons avaiable for Friday June 1st by appointment.

SAT JUNE 2ND Mounted Archery Clinic with Level 2 Certified NHAA instructor Diana Olds from the Chelee Warriors Mounted Archers of Pa.

3 hour clinic includes - Ground archery techniques, loading drills, anchor point and form, follow thru and target tracking, safety rules, Horseback Archery, applying ground techniques to horseback, understanding a course, introducing horses to mounted archery, Clinic cost is $100 per rider

(Horses available if you do not have your own at additional cost.) There will be two time slots available and will fill up quickly. Morning times will be 9 am to 12 pm. Afternoon times will be 1 pm till 3 pm. Open Course times 5 to 8 pm available for anyone interested in continuing to apply what they have learned. Open Course under instruction is an additional $25.00

SUNDAY JUNE 3RD

Beginner Mounted Archery Jackpot. Taking the techniques and skills learned and applying them to a fun shoot out from horseback. $25 entry fee. Competiton will start promptly. Registration and warm ups at 9 am followed by a 10 am start time. (Horses also available at extra cost)Stalls, Cabins, Rustic Cabins, Rv/Trailer hook up sites and camping sites are available for the weekend at 1st come first serve. Make a vaction out of this awesome weekend. Scenic trail riding and lots of other events here at Smoke Rise.

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
6 Days in the Saddle - Ohio Adventure Weekend
Jun 10 (Sun)
thru
Jun 16 (Sat)

Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride! Let Smoke Rise Ranch and Resort plan your next horse trail riding adventure in Ohio! Our Wranglers will guide you to some of the best riding and meals in the Hocking Hills Region! Enjoy the Wayne National Forest, Trimble Wildlife Area, Hocking Hills State Forest, 9:00 am sharp each day.

Zaleskis State Forest and our own 2000 private acres. Then let us just throw in our famous CATTLE DRIVE to spice things up. This ride is for those serious trail riders who want to spend 6-8 hours a day in the saddle. Each day we will pick a different trail and a different adventure. Each night we will enjoy the local venues, including Rocky Boot Outlet and Hocking Hills Winery.

June 10th, Sunday - Arrive Reception, Pool Party, Campfire at the Clubhouse.

June 11th, Monday - Ride the Ranch. 6 hour ride around the ranch property and trails. Dinner at the Mexican Restaurant.

June 12th, Tuesday - Zaleskis Moonville Tunnel Ride. 8 hour ride in the Zaleski State Forest. Ride to Moonville Tunnel and Uncle Bucks for a Drink.

June 13th, Wednesday - Burr Oak State Park. 6 hour ride includes Burr Oak trails and ride back to SR. Visit Rocky Boot Outlet. Dinner at the Rocky Boot Grill.

June 14th, Thursday - Ride the Hills - Hocking Hills Region. Ride 7-8 hours at Hocking Hills State Park and Forest. Dinner at the Millstone BBQ.

June 15th, Friday - Cattle Drive. Smoke rise Ranch. Drive the cattle in from the range, work on Banding and doctoring. Hocking Hills Winery Tour.

June 16th, Saturday - Stone Church Day Ride. 4-6 hours on the trails in the Wayne National Forest, DJ, Campfire and Closing dinner. June 17th, Sunday - Cowboy Church.

Package price includes: Experienced Wranglers on the trails with knowledge of local area. Opening reception, fees for parking, permits and riding trails. Saturday ranch dinner and dance. Daily use of the arenas, trails and pool. Ranch will make all necessary travel arrangements with local trails, restaurants and venues. $50 for guests staying at the ranch and permanent campers. $75 for non-ranch guests who want to join us for the event. Package price is set, regardless of days you ride or do not ride.

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Overnight Ride
Fri Jun 15Sat Jun 16Sun Jun 17

Get your camping gear ready and saddle up!

Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office. The ride to the campsite leaves the office at noon on Saturday.

$75.00 – Personal Horse

$250.00 – Ranch Horse

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
4th of July Cattle Weekend
Fri Jun 29Sat Jun 30Sun Jul 1Mon Jul 2Tue Jul 3Wed Jul 4

Please join us as we celebrate Independence Day. We will have events all weekend beginning on Friday and ending on Wednesday. Cattle Roundup, Breakaway Roping, Sorting Clinic, Open Sorting, horse parade in Murray City, Pot Luck Dinner, Fireworks in Murray City, Fun Show. Do not forget to bring your bathing suit for the pool. Hope to see you at the ranch.

Friday, 29th - Cattle Round-Up, (1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers)Doctoring and Banding. Ranch (Breakaway) Roping to Follow.

Saturday 30th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic $45 (ARENA CLOSED 10-11:30am)

Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $25, Pro/Am $15, Novice $15)

Potluck Cowboy Dinner – WE PROVIDE THE MAIN COURSE

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 1st

Fun Show

Monday 2nd Ranch Classes

Tuesday 3rd

Wednesday 4th Parade in Murray City.

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
The Great Train Robbery
Thu Jul 5Fri Jul 6Sat Jul 7Sun Jul 8

Come help us rob the Train and join the Posse.

Join us on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday.

Cost to ride: $85 with your own horse (1st or 2nd time),

$40 with your own horse (veteran riders), $250 with a rented ranch horse.

Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate. Ride the train...

Cost: $85-250 per person

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Cowgirl Boot Camp at Smoke Rise Ranch
Thu Jul 19Fri Jul 20Sat Jul 21Sun Jul 22

IT IS FINALLY HERE. Cowgirl Boot Camp. Heres to the girls who can pretty much fix anything with bailing wire and duct tape. Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn something new. We will be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, pistol shooting as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting at a local winery, shopping in the local area and time at the pool. Whether you are an old pro or new to the scene, there will be plenty of great opportunities for everyone. Agenda to be announced. Price is $350 per cowgirl which includes instructors for all the events listed above, transportation to events off site, dinner 3 nights, wine tasting, shooting supplies and stalls for your horse. It does not include lodging for yourself or use of a Smoke Rise horse (but they are available to rent for the event.) Agenda to be posted later depending on expected attendance.

Cost: $350 per cowgirl

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
The Great Train Robbery
Thu Aug 2Fri Aug 3Sat Aug 4Sun Aug 5

Come help us rob the Train and join the Posse.

Join us on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday.

Cost to ride: $85 with your own horse (1st or 2nd time),

$40 with your own horse (veteran riders), $250 with a rented ranch horse.

Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate. Ride the train...

Cost: $85-250 per person

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Labor Day Cattle Weekend
Fri Aug 31Sat Sep 1Sun Sep 2Mon Sep 3

Come on out to the ranch and help us say Goodbye to Summer and Hello to fall. Lots of events planned for the entire weekend. Starting with our Cattle Roundup at 1 PM on Friday – This event is FREE to guests of the ranch. Not staying at the ranch but want to help us round em up... $10 fee for non-campers. Drive will be followed by doctoring and banding and ranch breakaway roping. We will have a sorting/cow clinic, and competitions, DJ with a dance and campfire on Saturday and Sunday night, POTLUCK dinner on Saturday night with the ranch supplying the main course. As always, the pool will be open, we have rustic and fully furnished cabins available and campsites with W/E hookups. Rental horses available.

Friday 31st

Cattle Round-Up, (1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers) Doctoring and Banding Ranch (Breakaway)Roping to Follow

Saturday 1st

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic $45 (ARENA CLOSED 10-11:30am)

Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $25, Pro/Am $15, Novice $15) Potluck Cowboy Dinner – WE PROVIDE THE MAIN COURSE

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 2nd

Fun Show

Monday 3rd Ranch Classes

Cost: $85-250 per person

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Overnight Ride
Sat Sep 15Sun Sep 16

Get your camping gear ready and saddle up. Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office. The ride to the campsite leaves the office at noon on Saturday.

$75.00 – Personal Horse

$250.00 – Ranch Horse

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Cowgirl Boot Camp at Smoke Rise Ranch
Thu Sep 20Fri Sep 21Sat Sep 22Sun Sep 23

IT IS FINALLY HERE. Cowgirl Boot Camp. Heres to the girls who can pretty much fix anything with bailing wire and duct tape. Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn something new. We will be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, pistol shooting as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting at a local winery, shopping in the local area and time at the pool. Whether you are an old pro or new to the scene, there will be plenty of great opportunities for everyone. Agenda to be announced. Price is $350 per cowgirl which includes instructors for all the events listed above, transportation to events off site, dinner 3 nights, wine tasting, shooting supplies and stalls for your horse. It does not include lodging for yourself or use of a Smoke Rise horse (but they are available to rent for the event.) Agenda to be posted later depending on expected attendance.

Cost: $350 per cowgirl

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Fall Round Up Cattle Weekend
Fri Oct 12Sat Oct 13Sun Oct 14

Friday 12th

Cattle Round-Up, (1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers) Doctoring and Banding Ranch (Breakaway)Roping to Follow

Saturday 13th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic $45 (ARENA CLOSED 10-11:30am)

Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $25, Pro/Am $15, Novice $15) Potluck Cowboy Dinner – WE PROVIDE THE MAIN COURSE

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 14th

Fun Show

Cost: $350 per cowgirl

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Customer Appreciation Cattle Weekend
Fri Nov 9Sat Nov 10Sun Nov 11

Friday 9th

Cattle Round-Up, (1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers) Doctoring and Banding Ranch (Breakaway)Roping to Follow

Saturday 10th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic $45 (ARENA CLOSED 10-11:30am)

Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $25, Pro/Am $15, Novice $15)Potluck Cowboy Dinner – WE PROVIDE THE MAIN COURSE

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 11th

Fun Show

Cost: $350 per cowgirl

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Website: www.smokeriseranch.com
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