Westgate River Ranch Resort

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Westgate River Ranch Resort: Westgate River Ranch offers Florida cowboy-themed accommodations, ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamour+camping) tents to two-bedroom cabins.

Westgate River Ranch Lodge Guest Room | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Westgate River Ranch Lodge Guest Room

Westgate River Ranch Lodge Guest Room | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Westgate River Ranch Lodge Guest Room

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Westgate River Ranch Resort

Glamping at Westgate River Ranch | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Westgate River Ranch offers Florida cowboy-themed accommodations, ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamour+camping) tents to two-bedroom cabins.

Glamping at Westgate River Ranch | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Westgate River Ranch offers Florida cowboy-themed accommodations, ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamour+camping) tents to two-bedroom cabins.

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Westgate River Ranch Resort

Airboat Ride at Westgate River Ranch | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Airboat Ride at Westgate River Ranch

Petting Zoo at Westgate River Ranch | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Petting Zoo at Westgate River Ranch

Cabin at Westgate River Ranch | Central Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort: Cabin at Westgate River Ranch in Central Florida

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Westgate River Ranch Resort

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Westgate River Ranch Resort

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Hotel / Motel

  • Number of Rooms : 150
  • Price Range : $129.00 - $299.00

Meeting & Convention Features

  • Number of Rooms : 6
  • Capacity : 150 - 300 People
  • Square Footage : 4000

RV / Campground

  • Number of Sites : 14
  • Body of Water : Kissimmee River

Destination Features

  • Showers
  • Restaurant on Site
  • AAA Discount
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Efficiencies
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Hook Ups
  • Dump Station
  • Camping
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • AARP Discount
  • Wireless Internet Available

Vacation Packages

Westgate River Ranch Resort located in River Ranch, Polk County, Central FL. An authentic dude ranch resort featuring horseback riding, fishing and more.

Westgate River Ranch Resort, Florida’s Only Authentic Dude Ranch

Rooted in the history of the nation’s first cowboys, Westgate River Ranch is located in Lake Wales on 1,700 lush acres in the heart of Florida’s cattle lands, and is surrounded by approximately 400,000 acres of state and federally protected wetlands.

Recreational Activities & Amenities Abound

Dubbed as the largest dude ranch east of the Mississippi, Westgate River Ranch boasts amenities and recreational activities to keep your whole group entertained and engaged or pampered and relaxed:

  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Golf
  • Petting farm
  • Nature hikes
  • Trap and skeet shooting
  • Hayrides
  • Cookouts
  • Full-service marina
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Airboat and swamp buggy ride
  • 5,000-foot paved and lighted runway
  • Award-winning Smokehouse Grill
  • River Ranch Saloon
  • Longest-running Saturday night championship rodeo in the United States, featuring trick riding, bull riding and barrel racing at a 1,200-seat rodeo arena.

Resort Accommodations

The ranch underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in 2013, adding and upgrading to its diverse Florida cowboy-themed accommodations:

  • Tent camping
  • Glamping (glamorous camping)
  • RV Campground
  • Lodge Suites and Guestrooms
  • One- and Two-bedroom Cottages
  • One- and Two-bedroom Cabins
  • Saddle Club Rail Cars
  • Studio Cabins

Meetings & Conventions

This authentic “Dude Ranch” will make your next meeting an event to remember. Westgate River Ranch is the perfect setting for a retreat to Florida’s yesteryear, where colleagues can immerse themselves in nature while working together to complete challenging and fun team building activities like cattle drives, private rodeos, “Amazing Race” type events, and even testing their skills on the ranch’s Team Challenge Course.

When it’s time to get down to business, Westgate River Ranch offers more than 8,000 square feet of meeting room space, with rooms that accommodate anywhere between 12-250 guests.

Reunions

With comfortable and unique accommodations, proximity to area theme parks, onsite amenities and unforgettable activities like an authentic Saturday night rodeo, Westgate River Ranch makes a great location for family and class reunions. For information about booking an event, contact the staff at Westgate River Ranch.

Office Hours

Friday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday 24 hr notice

Directions

From South FL: Take the FL Turnpike to S.R. 60 (Exit 193) S.R. 60 W. to River Ranch Blvd. Go left and resort is 2.5 miles down the road.

From Tampa: Take State Road 60 East. Continue East approximately 25 miles past U.S. 27. Westgate River Ranch will be on your right-hand side.

From the Orlando Airport: Take 528 West (BeachLine Expressway) to I-4 West. Exit at U.S. 27 and travel South. At State Road 60 (Lake Wales Exit), take a left and travel East for approximately 25 miles. Westgate River Ranch will be on your right-hand side.