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Planning your dude ranch trip

The Ranch at Rock Creek, 79 Carriage House Lane, Philipsburg, Mont., 59858; (877) 786-1545, Lodge, cabins or luxury tents on Rock Creek. Rates from $800 per person per night, including all activities, meals and most beverages.

McGarry Ranches, 6140 W. 5000 S., Rexburg, Idaho, 83440; (866) 593-4455, Three ranches in the Snake River Valley and along the Snake River in southeastern Idaho that allow guests to work cattle with ranch cowboys. Rate: $1,245 per person, per week, including riding, meals and bunk.

Tanque Verde Ranch Resort, 14301 E. Speedway, Tucson, Ariz., 85748; (800) 234-3833, Large resort that includes riding in its amenities. Summer rate starts at $195 per night, including meals and activities.

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