Exclusive 2019 Couples Weekend at Mackay Bar Ranch on the Salmon River

 Mackay Bar Ranch and Sawtooth Winery Hosts:
2019 Annual Wine Tasting, History Hop & Jet Boat Tour Couples Event
Friday, June 28, 2019 through Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Our couples only event package includes:

  • Jetboat transport to/from Ranch
  • Jet boat tour on June 29th
  • 2 dinners with appetizers, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Private couples lodging
  • Wine sommelier from Sawtooth Winery to help with wine pairing and tasting throughout the weekend
  • Your choice of wines and beer throughout the weekend
  • Hiking, fishing (we supply poles and bait), yard games, beach relaxation time, horseback riding
  • Room for 7 couples (14 guests total)
  • We have 3 private cabins and 4 private rooms (all with private bathrooms)




Buck Dewey, Outfitter

Day 1 (6/28/2019): Pickup at 2pm (MST) at Vinegar Creek Boat Ramp (26 miles/1 hour from Riggins Idaho). On our way to the ranch (26 mile jet boat ride) we will stop at Polly Bemis Ranch to explore. Once we arrive at Mackay Bar Ranch, we will whisk you to your private room or cabin for you to unload luggage, etc. This afternoon will be relaxation in the hammock, on the beach, private hike up the South Fork if you wish. 5:30 pm will be appetizers and wine tasting with your private sommelier from your local Idaho winery – Sawtooth Winery.  7pm will be dinner, paired with your favorite local wines from Sawtooth Winery.

Day 2 (6/29/2019): Your own private wilderness hike or horseback ride if you choose prior to an 8 AM breakfast and coffee. After Breakfast (around 9:30), we will load up in the twin engine jet boat and venture upriver, another 15 miles, seeing many historical sites along the way: Buckskin Bills Musuem, Reho Wolfes Homestead, and Cambells Ferry. We will eat lunch (paired with more wine) on the beach. After hiking, exploring and swimming in the magnificent Salmon River waters, we will boat back down river to the ranch where appetizers and Dinner will be waiting for you (again, paired with more of your favorite wines)!

Day 3 (6/30/2019): 7:30 Am horseback ride up the South Fork of the Salmon for those that choose to partake.  9am breakfast . We will depart the Ranch for the final jet boat ride (around 10:30 a.m.) arriving back to Vinegar Creek around 11:30-noon MST.


$1795 per couple for Rooms
$1895 per couple for Cabins

  Call or Email to reserve your slot for 2019.

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