Our extensive ranch property is the perfect place to experience the extraordinary landscape of Southern Arizona. We specialize in creating the best horseback riding vacation you will ever experience, offering a variety of riding and non-riding activities. For you to get the most out of your vacation, we offer two different packages: the 4 day Ranch Sampler and the 7 day Total Ranch Experience. With each package, your stay will begin on Sunday. Both options are priced to include all meals, lodging, horseback riding and scheduled activities. The pricing and included experiences can be found by clicking on the links below.
Featured Vacation Specials
President's Week Vacation
Make President's a family holiday tradition at the Circle Z Ranch! We offer exciting rides, delicious cookouts, campfire nights, nature programs and more. Give us a call to plan your families vacation!
Christmas and New Years Weeks
4 Day and 7 Day Packages
This holiday season, give yourself and your family the gift of a no-fuss, fun-filled retreat.
A Week at Circle Z Ranch
We have created unique vacations for guests. Our dining will satisfy the most discerning palettes, with freshly prepared buffet meals and delicious cook-outs. The horseback riding is incomparable, with expertly trained horses and hundreds of miles of trails. Our pristine ranch property creates a home away from home for our family of guests. Explore the native habitats, sing around a campfire, or lounge by the pool. Experience it all for a lifetime of memories!
News & Events
Fall Newsletter 2018
New for our 93rd Season We were busy this off-season making improvements to our ranch! The complete restoration of the historic Hill House went beautifully, and we are excited to ...
Rough Riders/Best of the Circle Z Season Finale
The newest special at the ranch, and one to be an old hand favorite, is our Rough Riders/Best of the Circle Z Season Finale. This week is geared towards guests ...
Coming up at Circle Z Ranch
Take a sneak peak at what is currently happening at the Ranch.
Turn Over Day
Check out at 10 am. New arrivals check-in at 4pm. New Hands meet in the Cantina for orientation. at 6 pm
First Day Out!
Be at Los Corrales by 9:15 to meet your horse for the week! Regular rides today.
8:30 at Los Corrales for lessons in our arena (optional), then regular morning and afternoon rides today.
Bar Z Picnic Ride
Begin your day with a nature walk guided by Vince, then a morning ride to the Bar Z for a cookout and Roping demonstration. After dinner we have our campfire and cowboy music with Johnny.
Alla-Day Ride or Regular Ride
Either go on an all day horseback riding excursion or stay nearer to the ranch for a morning and afternoon ride. Vince returns this evening for astronomy night.
Mexican food day, plus our trailer ride to the San Rafael Valley. Paul will have his jewelry and rugs for sale at the ranch when you return.
Ride into the town of Patagonia for a delicious lunch at the Wagon Wheel Bar. Join us this evening in the cantina for some Western Music.