Dude Ranch Days

The 100-year history of the western dude ranch is told through interviews with ranchers, wranglers, and dudes.

Premiere Date
September 1, 1999
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call

Leticia C. Langord

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The Film

A hearty breakfast and then on with boots and Stetson hat, ready to saddle up and ride your horse into wide open spaces. From the red rock canyons of the Southwest to the snowy peaks of the Rockies, to the sweep of the high plains, dude ranches are found in every western state. Guests negotiate mountain trails, thrill to the pace of fast rides and, after a long day, sink into sleeping bags at night. Filmed in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Arizona, Dude Ranch Days tells the 100-year history of the American dude ranch. Hosted by Lindsay Wagner.