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The Green, Green Grass of Tanque Verde

The Green, Green Grass of Tanque Verde

One of the most frequent questions we hear at Tanque Verde Ranch is, “How do we keep the grass so green”? Great question, considering we live on a dude ranch in the middle of the desert with emerald green lawns Learn more

Holidays at The Ranch

Everyone at the ranch looks forward to seeing all of our families return for the Christmas & New Year’s break.   The weather forecast is for seasonably perfect Arizona weather and snow on top of Mt Lemon. Bob is especially excited Learn more

Top 3 Reasons to Visit Tanque Verde This Fall

During the fall months, cold temperature sets on the Midwest, but balmy weather finally begins to settle on the Sonora Desert, allowing for warm-to-hot 80 degree days, but cooling nights. Fall colors move across lower elevation canyons where you can Learn more

Almost a Half-Million Dollars in Improvements in 2014

Tanque Verde Ranch aims to consistently improve the guest experience year after year. In the beginning of 2014, plans were laid to renovate, remodel and bring several improvements to several locations, facilities, and buildings on-site. The Doghouse Saloon, which was established in Learn more


by Rick Hartigan photos by roni ziemba Part 3 of a 7-part series…   Night. The last of the twilight fades. The movement at the top of the saguaros is imperceptible, but there is movement none the less. A few Learn more