Bar U Ranch

Bar U Ranch

Set yourself down around the blazing campfire at Roundup Camp at Bar U Ranch National Historic Site and take in tales of adventure on the range as you sample tasty bannock and cowboy coffee.

Activities

Take in Tales of Adventure on the Range

Many a famous person has paid a visit to the Bar U, including the famous outlaw Harry Longabaugh, better known as The Sundance Kid. Now you can sample the bannock and cowboy coffee just as they did.

You can wander the site on foot or by wagon, meeting the wandering interpreters who will bring the ranch to life for you with tales of life on the range. Be sure to see the famous Percheron draft horses. Long before the invention of the motorized truck and farm tractor, the Percheron draft horse provided the power to plow and to build the ranches of the west.

How much time will I need?

  • 30 minutes or more

Do I need any special equipment or gear? What else should I bring?

  • No special equipment is needed, just be sure to wear proper clothing and bring your camera.

Is this activity free?

  • Yes

When's the best time to do this?

  • Daytime during July or August

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