30 Cherrytown Road Kerhonkson, NY 12446

Located just 90 miles from New York City and only 10 minutes away from Minnewaska State Park–Pine Ridge Dude Ranch is set in the beautiful foothills of the Catskill Mountains in the hamlet of Kerhonkson. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some common questions.

What time can we arrive at Pine Ridge?

Arrival is anytime after 2:00 p.m. Your room might not be ready until between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., as check out from the rooms is at 11:00 a.m. If you do arrive early, we welcome you to enjoy the facilities while you are waiting and suggest packing a separate bag with your bathing suits to make it more convenient. A changing room can be provided. Your first scheduled meal is dinner, but you are welcome to purchase lunch at the Chuckwagon Grill. 

How are meals served?

You are automatically assigned a table in our Round-Up Corral restaurant, but should see our Maitre D’ after 4:00 p.m. for any special dining needs. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is served in the main dining room.  Wednesdays and Saturdays, enjoy our barbecue  on the Lawn. (Served seasonally.) 

How does the horseback riding work?

Depending on which package you purchase, trail rides may be included.  For our guests who choose to purchase horseback trail rides, ride tickets will be issued at our front desk. You must have ride tickets to reserve your rides times. Sign-ups are each afternoon. Your first ride is generally on the day after your arrival, but if you wish to ride on your check-in day, we will be happy to check on availability. Horseback ride tickets may be purchased at the front desk. Pony rides for children 8 and under are available at no additional charge. Remember to check out our full riding program with our new specialty rides and hands-on experiences.

What should I wear to go horseback riding?

Jeans (shorts are not recommended.) Boots or hiking shoes. Sneakers are permitted but not recommended. No sandals or open toe shoes. We provide helmets, however you are encouraged to bring your bike riding helmets. 

What activities are there in the evening?

Each night we offer different activities and entertainment.  We have old favorites such as family shows (magicians, jugglers, DJs, etc.) along with new favorites such as feeding the herd carrots.  We have campfires and marshmallow roasting every night!. 

Do I have to bring my own pool towels?

Bring your own fishing pole and bait!These items are available for purchase in the gift shop.

What else should I bring?

Pool towels are provided. Sunblock and shallow-end swimmies can be purchased in our gift shop.

Should I tip?

Gratuities are not included in your rate. We strive to provide a higher standard of service. If you were happy with our staff, gratuities are a nice way of saying “Thank you!”.

What if I would like to extend my stay?

Just check with the front desk and we will be happy to offer the best available package for the extra nights.Let us know as soon as possible so that we may extend the stay in the same room.

What is ”all inclusive”?

Our ranch in as all-inclusive style facility.  Included in all overnight packages are meals, accommodations, facilities, activities, entertainment and day camp,  Our regular rates include one trail ride per person per stay (minimum age is 9 years old) or one free pony ride per day (8 & under).  Family one-price and other specials do not include horseback riding.

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