Sprucedale is nestled deep in the Apache National Forest. Surrounded by mountains covered with pine trees and aspen groves, it doesn't take long on horse back to go from meadows of wild flowers to peaks where the view takes your breath away. Beaver Creek flows through the small Sprucedale valley, and often it's clear water and grass-covered banks draw herds of deer, elk, antelope and big horn sheep.
We have 13 guest cabins. They each have their own bathroom and stove, and the beds are adorned with homemade quilts. The cabins vary in size, accommodating three to seven people, and they all have a porch with a fantastic view. Normal Ranch attendance is from 30 to 45 people per stay. We can work with larger groups (reunions, youth groups, etc.). See reunion section for large group information.
We have a large main lodge for greetin' and eatin'. It's a great place to relax, play games, get to know other guests, and enjoy mealtime. From an old rockin' chair on the wrap-around porch you can watch the kids play outdoor games on the front lawn and in the playground, or just enjoy the spectacular mountain view. A few steps to the west is the covered dance porch, the outdoor grill, and the bonfire pit.
Tiffany Willis, the youngest of the Wiltbank family, grew up cooking at Sprucedale with her mother and is now back in the kitchen has head chef. Three hearty, home-cooked meals are prepared daily and served family-style. Though it has long been said, "You get what you get, and you don't through a fit," Tiffany is amazing at meeting any personal needs, and tries her best to make you smile from the inside out.