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Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch

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Salmon River Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, Riggins, ID See on map
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Mackay Bar Outfitters! Joni and Aunt Sue were such wonderful hosts. Dax was so knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a chance to enjoy their hospitality and accomodations after a week of rafting with CanyonsRiverCompany. Very comfortable beds and felt like lodge...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed our stay at Mackay Bar! From the moment we were met at Vinegar Creek Boat launch we were treated like family and launched into our weekend adventure. We enjoyed fishing, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, bridge jumping,...More

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Magical! Perfect! Joni, Buck, Dax and the whole crew at Mackay Bar Guest Ranch made us feel both welcome and at home. They completely pampered us!!! The food was amazing and the activities...jet boating, bridge jumping, fishing, horseback riding, etc.!!! We never wanted to leave!!!...More

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Response from BuckJoni D, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest RanchResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks Diana! you guys left as family and we loved getting to know all of your friends and family! We wish you both all the luck in the world . . when you retire you can be Dax's School Teacher!! Come see us again soon,...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018

Our entire group could not say enough great things about Mackay Bar! We flew in and there was plenty of space for 5 airplanes and 2 helicopters. Everything was top notch. From the food to the rooms and the hospitality from the entire staff. We...More

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Response from BuckJoni D, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest RanchResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks Mitch for your great review. Buck and I appreciate it! We really enjoyed your group and can't wait for next year! Can't wait for another Foot race!! You guys were awesome and enjoyed getting to know every one of you! Until Next year, Buck,...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

What a great hunting trip! Buck and Joni are top notch hosts and make you feel like part of the family! Buck and Mike were the best guides I've ever been around, and Daphney's cooking was incredible! Dax provided some great entertainment back at the...More

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Response from BuckJoni D, Owner at Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest RanchResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks Blake for your Review! We had a great time getting to know both of you . . You did a great job keeping up with Buck!! Those hillsides are steep! Hope to host your wedding soon . . okay . . we will give...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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United States > Idaho > Riggins
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Susan W
11 September 2017|
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Maybe, it all depends on what time of the year you are going. summer might be good for that long, then you could do horseback riding, hiking or do some fishing on the river. i usally go for three days, but i go early spring... More
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"Lodge is built partially into the mountain so the rooms are always cool in summer/warm in winter."
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"Rooms are clean and quiet. The water pressure is amazing in the shower."
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"Talk to Joni and Buck for the assortment of rooms, from a single room to a house is available."
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"There's not a bad room there. The cabins are beautiful!"
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