Award–winning Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch to Open for Summer Season on May 17

No. 1 Resort in U.S. to Open New Aerial Adventure Course, Expand
Spa Offerings, Heighten Culinary Experiences and Present Signature
Annual Events for 2017

SARATOGA, Wyo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SummerVacationThe
Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
, named the No. 1
Resort in the U.S. three years in a row by Condé Nast
Reader’s Choice Awards, announced today that it will open
for the 2017 summer season on May 17. Over Memorial Day weekend, the
Ranch will open its new Aerial Adventure Ropes Course boasting 40
features on two separate levels and a thrilling 150-foot dual zipline.
In addition, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch will be expanding both
Trailhead Spa and culinary offerings, as well as serving up its popular
annual events, the July
th Independence Week Celebration
and Cowgirl
Up for the Cure
. The new 2017 experiences combine to provide an
unsurpassed luxury guest ranch vacation on 30,000 acres of pristine,
Western landscape in the heart of Wyoming’s famed Platte River Valley.

“Each year, we look to bring new and exciting offerings to our guests
and 2017 is no exception,” said Michael Williams, COO and Executive Vice
President of Brush Creek Ranch. “The dramatic new high elevation
challenge ropes course is a fantastic addition to our activities menu
and our annual events keep getting better year after year. Whether new
at the Ranch or returning for the third or fourth time, our guests are
sure to discover something unexpected at the Ranch this summer.”

New Aerial Adventure Ropes Course

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch partnered with Aerial Designs to
build a customized multilevel Aerial Adventure Ropes Course that will
feature 40 activities on two separate levels, the first at an elevation
of 25 feet, and the second climbing to a full 40 feet, with the
thrilling option of exiting the course via a 150-foot dual zipline or
QUICKjump, which will allow participants to free fall through the air
before being gently caught and lowered back to earth. Each level will
offer an array of interconnected obstacles allowing each guest to choose
his or her own challenge level.

Trailhead Spa at Brush Creek Ranch

The adventure of the West meets the tranquil healing of the Platte River
Valley at the Trailhead Spa. New offerings for 2017 include Family
sessions, a Massage 101 for couples, a Bullseye
, providing targeted relief with an Arnica healing potion
followed by a sandalwood scalp massage and a one-of-a-kind Pranayama
Raindrop Treatment
featuring therapeutic grade essential oils and
guided yogic breathing.

Culinary Highlights

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch will unveil a “pasture to plate”
program in 2017, including Brush Creek Ranch-raised Akaushi beef and an
on-Ranch greenhouse producing fruits and vegetables. The menu will
feature several entrees using the Ranch-raised Akaushi beef and will
also be plentiful with fruits and vegetables, harvested from the
on-Ranch, 6,480-square-foot greenhouse producing 106 different items. In
addition, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch has expanded the park
space at Trailhead Lodge so that landscape, dining and fun mesh
naturally during meals at the Chuck Wagon. The wine cellar also
continues to expand, with a focus on curating lesser-known, up and
coming wines scoring 93 to 100 points.

Annual Iconic Events

Of course, summer would not be complete without The Lodge & Spa at Brush
Creek Ranch’s two iconic events, July 4th
Independence Week Celebration
and Cowgirl Up for the Cure.

Taking place July 2nd to 9th, the annual July 4th
vacation package features a concert under the stars with country music
singer Maggie Rose, Independence Week Rodeo with professional bull
riders, nightly live western entertainment, July 4th
Fireworks show, Big Boyz Toyz & Good Girlz Gunz shooting club event, a
family outdoor movie experience and Lil’ Wranglers program with special
youth dining and twilight events for kids ages four to eight. Pricing
for Independence Week Celebration packages start at $1,000 per person,
per night for a seven-night stay and includes a $500 travel credit per

The 5th annual Cowgirl Up for the Cure returns to Brush Creek
Ranch September 24th to 27th for a girlfriend
getaway event to benefit Susan G. Komen, featuring organization founder
Nancy G. Brinker as well as Komen Scholar Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol. With
adventures and activities daily, a Fitness Hike/Run 5k Challenge and
nightly entertainment, Cowgirl Up for the Cure is not to be missed. The
three-day weekend package starts at $600 per person, per night, plus a
$750 donation for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, which will be matched
by the Bruce and Beth White Family Foundation.

All packages at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch are all-inclusive
and include luxury accommodations; an elite collection of Ranch
adventures including gear, guides and instruction; and inspired dining
experiences to include all beverages including premium spirits, beers
and open wine cellar access. Standard pricing begins at $800 per person
and up, per night, based on double occupancy, type of accommodations
chosen and a three-night minimum. A 23 percent Ranch Fee applies,
inclusive of all gratuities and applicable taxes. For more information
about the summer season, visit


For Brush Creek Ranch
Alana Watkins, 303-962-9163