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The largest dude ranch East of the Mississippi, Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo in Florida features an amazing variety of outdoor activities including a rodeo, petting farm, bungee jumping, fishing, golf and so much more!

River Ranch Activities

The largest dude ranch East of the Mississippi, Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo in Florida features an amazing variety of outdoor activities including a rodeo, petting farm, bungee jumping, fishing, golf and so much more!

Christmas Hayride

Fridays in December, experience the holidays with an old-fashioned, tractor-pulled hayride at Westgate River Ranch. This 45-minute hayride features a festive ride around the ranch and ends with hot chocolate, candy canes and a small craft.

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A Night Under the Stars

Join Us for a Night of Stargazing!

December 14 - 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: Trap & Skeet Range
Complimentary Admission!

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Westgate Rodeo

Prepare to have the time of your life at our thrilling rodeo that boasts bull riding, trick riding and barrel racing! The longest-running Saturday night championship rodeo in the United States takes place at the 1,200-seat Rodeo Arena and also features a hilarious "calf scramble" for the kids.

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Horseback Riding

The miles of unspoiled trails that wind through the ranch provide the perfect locale for a 45-minute horseback riding adventure led by our experienced wranglers. Horseback riding lessons are available for beginners, while more seasoned riders can sign up for extended trail rides and even young cowpokes can enjoy Pony Rides.

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Airboat Rides

View a plethora of wildlife in its natural setting during a thrilling, 40-minute guided Airboat Ride along the beautiful Kissimmee River. Our experienced guides will also provide you with some fascinating history about the surrounding area.

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Archery Range

Draw back, let your arrows fly and score a bullseye at the Archery Range! The Archery Range provides challenges for all skill levels – serving as a great introduction to the sport for novices, while offering experienced archers the chance to hone their skills.

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Basketball Courts

Enjoy a leisurely game of one-on-one, challenge the kids to some H.O.R.S.E. or get in on a pick-up game at the fenced-in Basketball Courts that lie adjacent to the Tennis Courts and across the parking lot from the Westgate Smokehouse Grill. Equipment is available to rent at the front desk.

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Boat Rentals

The scenic Kissimmee River provides plenty of outdoor recreational activities, whether you desire to fish, hunt for alligators, enjoy wildlife or simply relax in the great outdoors. The Full-Service Marina offers a Pontoon Boat, which is available to rent by the hour.

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Bungee Jumper

Strap into the harness and jump, flip and twist higher than ever before on the new Bungee Jumper! Prepare for a total adrenaline rush on the Bungee Jumper, which is located in front of the Rodeo Arena near the Zip Line and Rock Climbing Wall. Fun for both kids and adults!

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Fishing

Whether you rent a boat and cast a line in the waters of the Kissimmee River, fish off the dock at the Full-Service Marina or take the kids to the Catch & Release Pond, Fishing is a great way to unwind. Cane poles and rods with reels are both available for use.

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Full-Service Marina

Ideally located just off the beautiful Kissimmee River, our Full-Service Marina features Boat Rentals, guided fishing trips, a bait and tackle shop, gas pump and boat launch ramp. Here you can also take a thrilling Airboat Ride adventure or rugged Swamp Buggy wildlife excursion.

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Horseshoes

After a fun-filled day spent exploring the ranch, nothing beats challenging the whole family to a friendly game of Horseshoes while surrounded by shady trees on a lazy afternoon. Horseshoe equipment is available for rent at the General Store.

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Mechanical Bull

Hop on the new Mechanical Bull for your chance at 8 seconds of fame! The Mechanical Bull features state-of-the-art settings and features, allowing it to be slow and easy for beginners with increasing speeds available for advanced bull riders.

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Mini Golf

Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Round-Up Miniature Golf, an 18-hole course that winds its way through the new Adventure Park in front of the River Ranch Saloon. Full of entertaining obstacles and challenges, Round-Up Miniature Golf is the perfect spot to chill out in early morning or late afternoon.

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Nine-Hole Golf Course

For an offbeat golf outing, how about teeing off next to a herd of buffalo? The Nine-Hole Executive Course boasts a wide-open layout that offers challenges for all skill levels. A driving range and putting green are also available.

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Petting Farm

The friendly inhabitants of the Petting Farm – including horses, cows, ponies, mules, goats, sheep, deer, turkeys, rabbits, pot-bellied pigs, llamas, emus, peacocks and other exotic animals – love to be visited by kids of all ages. Prepare to take some pictures of the kids as they pet and feed the animals.

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Pony Rides

Little cowpokes can get a taste of the dude ranch experience with Pony Rides located inside the Petting Farm. A live merry-go-round that moves our ponies and mules in small circles, the "pony sweep" promises an easy and smooth ride – allowing the little ones to become totally comfortable with our gentle animals.

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Pool

Guests of Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo can enjoy access to an outdoor (seasonal) pool, located behind the Saloon.

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Street Party

A one-of-a-kind Street Party takes place immediately following the Saturday Night Rodeo on the stage directly in front of the River Ranch Saloon. While the energetic DJ spins lively tunes, kids of all ages can sing, dance and compete in games. Don't miss it!

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Swamp Buggy Rides

Immerse yourself in the lush, rugged wilderness surrounding the ranch during an unforgettable, 40-minute Swamp Buggy adventure! The specially designed Swamp Buggies come equipped with huge tires and can travel almost anywhere, allowing for an elevated view of the whole area and an incredible journey through the brush and mud.

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Tennis Courts

Tennis anyone? Don't forget to pack your racquet and enjoy a friendly tennis match on the beautiful grounds of the ranch. Courts are located across from the Westgate Smokehouse Grill and next to the Basketball Courts, as well as near the outdoor pool in the center of the Courtyard Suites.

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Trap & Skeet Range

Our state-of-the-art range offers you an exciting opportunity to practice firearm skills in a safe, controlled environment. Test your skill at Trap Shooting (launches targets away from the shooter) or Skeet Shooting (launches targets that cross in front of the shooter). All necessary equipment and supplies are available for rent.

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Zip Line

A one-of-a-kind, adrenaline-filled adventure, the spectacular new Zip Line lets you defy gravity and soar high above the ranch! Experience the ultimate rush of zip-lining using state-of-the-art technology in a safe, controlled environment.

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