Dude Ranch in the mountains of Western North Carolina

Horseback RidingAsheville Horseback riding. Just an hours drive, in the Pisgah National Forest...click here
Family ResortPerfect place for family outings, family reunions & more. Activities for all ages...click here
WNC RetreatWestern North Carolina Mountain Retreat. Corporate events...click here
Map & Directions A beautiful drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway is one way to Clear Creek Guest Ranch...click here

A Unique Family Resort

Family Resort

Clear Creek Guest Ranch’s Unique Characteristics

    CCR, a unique family resort, is located in Western North Carolina’s High Country, nestled in a pristine cove at an elevation of 3,200’ with spectacular, short-distance views of  the Black Mountain Range and Mount Mitchell, elevation 6,684’, the highest peak in eastern America.

    CCR is almost entirely encircled by the Pisgah National Forest;
    the northern boundary is contiguous with the National Forest.

  • Five (5) miles north of the nationally Blue Ridge Parkway and Mountains to the Sea Trail.

  • Approximately 15 road miles to Mount Mitchell State Park, highest elevation state park in eastern America (approximately 1 mile “as the crow flies”)

Mountain Resort

mountain resort


    This North Carolina mountain resort's entrance (NC 80) is along the South Toe River and South Toe River Valley.

  • The South Toe Valley is home to nationally and internationally acclaimed glass, ceramic and woodworking artists.

  • The nationally famous Penland School of Craft is approximately 15 miles from Clear Creek.



Guest Comments

What visiting guests had to say

"What a super week at the ranch. The owners, staff and wranglers were fabulous and made our vacation one to be remembered. You became a family with everyone instead of just a guest. The food was terrific and the cottages were spotless. The scenery is breath taking and riding through the different areas was great. Each day is filled with activities and our week went by too fast! "

“So Friendly and VERY Enjoyable! EXCELLENT!”

“Amazing Experience; You are Treated Like Family Here”

“Words Can't Express How Great CCR Is!”

“Fantastic Family Getaway”

“It just doesn't get any better than this!”