Are you in the midst of planning a wedding for the coming year or beyond? If so, you'll definitely want to investigate the enchantment that our outdoor wedding venue at Mackay Bar Ranch has produced among brides, grooms and their wedding parties! It's why we're rated by so many of our guests as the BEST outdoor wedding venue in Idaho. Not only are we located on the shores of the magical Salmon River, but we are located in one of the largest wilderness areas in Idaho, the Frank Church Wilderness. Our wedding venue with outdoor ceremonies creates an unforgettable experience for all present. What sets us apart from the rest (beyond our … [Read more...]
Stories from Mackay Bar Ranch
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Just for Couples: July 2018 Kicks Off our 1st Annual Backcountry Wine Tasting, History and Hot Springs Rendezvous! You'll venture 27 miles on the Salmon River aboard our jet boats to the shores of Mackay Bar Ranch. Now, The Real Fun Begins! You'll spend a luscious weekend sipping wines from Sawtooth Winery, soaking your bones in Barth Hotsprings and rejuvenating your sense of adventure and perspective. The beautiful sights and sounds will lull you into ZEN moments as you become immersed deep in the heart of Idaho's Frank Church Wilderness. FIRST, let's touch on some important highlights: Mackay Bar Ranch has 3 … [Read more...]
Sometimes the word "Delight" describes a simply scrumptious moment in time. Like the time a few months back when I checked into Mackay Bar Ranch's Trip Advisor Account and found a review that just made me smile all over. Not only was this a comprehensive review posted by September 2016 guests, but thought and penmanship oozed of quality writing. I love it and offers such a helpful glimpse (and more) about what you will find at Mackay Bar Ranch when you schedule a vacation, wedding, backcountry hunt, corporate goodwill trip or family gathering to enjoy this unique and beautifully wild venue on the shores of the Salmon River in Idaho's … [Read more...]
Summer Vacation is the highlight of warm weather season! And it's made even more wonderful when we engage in a family reunion gathering someplace fun, different and exciting! Part of gathering together as a family unit is to spend QUALITY TIME with each member of the family, or catch up with our adult siblings, their spouses, and their children. Its an opportune time to for everyone to catch up and where the children and grandchildren get to spend time with their cousins, siblings, grandma and grandpa. A family reunion gathering offers all members of the family the chance to create new experiences together, and those experiences become … [Read more...]
Mackay Bar Outfitters invites deer hunters to take a look at this rare opportunity! This late hunt doesn't exist in very many places, which makes it a highly sought after hunt for adventure bound hunters desiring to kill a big mule deer during the rut. We offer a late season mule deer hunt hosted from our backcountry lodge on the Salmon River for the following dates: October 22nd to October 26th October 27th to October 31st November 6th to November 10th November 11th to November 15th Most general season rifle mule deer hunts are closed the 1st of November. But at Mackay Bar Ranch, we'll be hunting for the next two weeks … [Read more...]
If you’ve longed for a high quality wilderness adventure that combines bear hunting with all the trim, you’ve found it. Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch is the quintessential backcountry venue you've been looking for. We're located on the shores of Idaho's "River of No Return". Find out more about this remote location when you PLAN THE ESCAPE to Mackay Bar Ranch. Grab your son, daughter, spouse, brother or hunting buddies to book the bear hunting experience of a lifetime at Mackay Bar Ranch. We combine your guided hunt with all the pleasantries, lodging, meals, and gracious hospitality that you could ever hope to find in a … [Read more...]