Canada's Oldest Guest Ranch steeped in the tradition of the West. A lakeside village of 40 log buildings FROM THE 1800's, NESTLED on 1000 acres with another 60,000 acres of trails. We specialize in unguided riding with our herd of 100 specialty trained horses. We also offer guided riding and non riding holiday packages for guests who just want to enjoy the peace and quiet of the country.


Our season this year starts April 24 2019 and runs until October 19 2019.

Here is the complete guide to your Vacation, highlighting activities, prices and events.  If there is any additional information or clarification please call the office at 250 456 7717. [The ranch office is open 12 months a year 5 days a week during regular business hours]. 

April 24 to June 21

Cool nights and long days that can range from rainy to hot. This is ideal time for people who prefer a quiet ranch and trails to themselves. The pastures and trails are lush and green and  the birds and wildlife are active.

Bluegrass Camp
Mountain Fever Bluegrass Camp

April 24 - 28, 2019

We are excited to once again host the Mountain Fever Bluegrass Camp!

Mountain Fever Bluegrass Camp is a four-day workshop/jam camp at The Flying U. This camp is for people with all levels of musical experience coming together to create acoustic bluegrass music! It's about learning through enabling musicians to play with other musicians! This will contribute to creating music together in a positive, encouraging setting at the Flying U. There will be many opportunities to learn, share, and create music together with long time friends and with brand new friends too.

Visit their website at  www.mountainfeverbluegrasscamp.ca to find out more information and be sure to sign up for the email list to get all the latest news.

Wrangler Week

April 29 - May 3, 2019

How would you like to be a wrangler for a week? This year the Ranch will be open April 29, 2019 to May 3, 2019 for guests who would like to join us in our annual Spring work party. Its all about fixing fences, opening trails, piling firewood,  cleaning up the tack room, and sprucing up the grounds. There's fellowship, great meals, nightly camp fires  and lots of chances to ride. Dogs welcome if they want to help. Cost is just $126.00 per day and that includes food, lodging and a horse assigned to you for the stay. In return all you do is help out. 

**This week is now sold out. Contact us about our fall wrangler work weeks.**

Opening Weekend

May 3, 2019

Join us on our opening weekend and be the first to hit the freshly groomed trails with your friends and your favourite horse. 

May Long Weekend

May 17 - 20, 2019

Our first long weekend of the year is always popular with our guests. A weekend of riding in great May weather followed up by extra activities and surprises in the evenings! This year we are kicking it off with a special guest performance by Bobby Bruce as Nearly Neil for Saturday night. This is followed by square dancing with the legendary Dave Abbs on Sunday night! Our cabins are filing up fast, do not hesitate to book your family vacation. 

June 21 to Sept 23 

The summers up in the Cariboo are sunny and warm which is ideal for both horseback riding and summer activities. This is our family period with children on school vacation. The lake is perfect for swimming and we also have tubing and boat rides every afternoon. This is ideal for guests who enjoy the hustle and bustle of a busy ranch with campfires, archery and quintessential summer holiday.

Canada Day Open House

June 28 - July 1, 2019

Enjoy Canada Day Weekend at Canada's oldest Guest Ranch. The summer riding weather is great and the lake is nice and warm. We have special live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday nights. This is always a family weekend so kids will enjoy our special activities of face painting, balloons and pony rides. And what better way to celebrate Canada's birthday then with a hay ride! 

Wild West Adventure Camp

Monday July 1 2019 to Friday July 5 2019

Have you heard about the FLYING U WILD WEST ADVENTURE CAMP designed for both parents and children!!!


Parents ride on their own and are free to take advantage of all the Ranch activities.  Children are enrolled in a supervised summer camp that includes horse orientation, basic riding, advanced trail riding, desensitization and a gymkhana event.  Kids also get lessons in nature hikes, survival skills, canoeing and water-skiing. 


Fun for the family entertainment including talent shows, archery, camp fires and game activities .

We have a special 4 day rate that will give the family a great holiday.

Be sure to book early as space is limited and spots are filling up fast. 

**The camp is now 90% full**

BC Day long weekend

August 2 - 5, 2019

With some of the best weather of the season, join us for the BC Day Long weekend. Spend the morning on the trails and the afternoon on the lake tubing or water skiing. With only a couple cabins left for this weekend, make sure to call in and book your spot so you don't miss out on your BC Day vacay!
September Long Weekend

August 30 - September 2, 2019

It's the last weekend before school and work starts back up. This is usually a full weekend here at the Flying U so be sure to book your vacation early. 

Sept 23 to Oct 19 

Many guests choose the fall for the clear cool days of riding in the brilliant fall colours. The cabins are heated by wood stoves and are nice and warm in the evenings to curl up and read a book. Thanksgiving weekend is legendary at the ranch.

Wrangler Clean Up Week Part 1

October 7 - 11, 2019

This year we are breaking up our clean up week into 2 parts. Getting ready for winter is a big task here at the ranch and this also allows for you, the guest, to have an extra opportunity to join us! This week will consists of stocking up on firewood, putting in new and fixing up existing fencing for our winter pastures and of course general clean up. The cost for the week is $126 per person per night which includes your 3 meals per day, accommodation, use of all facilities and your afternoon riding. 
Thanksgiving Weekend

October 11 - 14, 2019

People love riding in the cool, crisp colours of fall at the Flying U. Let us serve you your favourite Thanksgiving meal, turkey and ham. We will do all the cook and cleaning, all you have to do is bring the family. 

Stay tuned for a special guest announcement to close up our year at the Flying U.

**There are only 4 cabins left for this weekend so book today**
Wrangler Clean Up Week Part 2

October 14 - 19, 2019

This is our final week here at the ranch for 2019. In our final wrangler week we will be doing the final close up of the ranch which means putting away all our toys for the winter. This week will include general clean up, closing up cabin, closing up all buildings, cutting and stacking firewood for the spring and more! This week is also $126 per person per night. Help us say farewell to the 2019 season. 
*Book a full one week all-inclusive ranch Vacation for the cost of only 5 days!
*That's right if you book in February for your 2019 vacation for 5 days we add on 2 extra complimentary days absolutely no charge.  
*This offer is even retroactive for people who have already booked. If you have already booked 5 days congratulations you get 2 more days free. If you have booked less than 5 days just contact us and extend your vacation to a wonderful one week vacation at the price of 5 days. 
This is available for bookings made by the end of February 2019 only. This time limit also applies to existing reservations where you need to extend your stay to the 5-day threshold. 
No extra deposit or booking fees now if you have already registered for 2019.  

Book your stay today!
Flying U Ranch |   reservations@flyingu.com | 250-456-7717 | www.flyingu.com
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