The Gotno Guest Ranch is nestled in the majestic Sonoran Desert and is centrally located offering many off-site recreational opportunities.

- Local Restaurants include a great Steakhouse, Mexican, Italian and Chinese, along with fast food spots.
- Many local clubs such as the Elks, VFW, and American Legion. Some have weekly bingo.
- Local Casinos
- Antique Stores and Local Auctions
- Western Dinner Theatres
- Boyce Thompson Arboretum
- State Parks
- Metropolitan Shopping and Outlet Mall

- PLAY GOLF at one of the many nearby courses. The Gold Canyon
course was written up in Golf Digest, two Nicklaus-designed courses
near Superstition Mountain, and several other public courses.

Nearby are local churches, a supermarket, feed & tack stores,
medical center and hospitals.

Gotno Guest Ranch

The Ranch's goal is to extend an invitation to horse lovers from all over the coutnry to come share the uniqueness of the Sonoran Desert. We strive to provide a safe, clean, comfortable "home" for you and your horses while away from home. The Ranch is "home" to overnight stablers and to weekly/monthly visitors from around the country.

We host many events throughout the year which includes poker rides, team sorting, our annual Halloween and GotNo birthday parties. Mule wagon rides in the desert followed up with a BBQ and entertainment back at the ranch are becoming very popular. And we throw a great western wedding and reception here at the ranch.

Bring Your Horses With You - We Offer Perfect Riding Weather!
> Lighted Roping Arena
> Round Pen
> Ample Trailer Parking
> Horse Boarding Available - Covered Stalls
> Open Trails from the Ranch for Novice
> and Advanced Riders (Maps Provided)

At this time we do not offer any horses
for our guests' use.

On-Site Recreation

You'll find a relaxed, secluded atmosphere
for other outdoor activity as well
.

> A Variety of Hiking Trails for All Levels of Hikers
> Hayride and Dinner - Saturday evenings only
> Paperback Library & Videos

Bring your Group of 14 Friends to the Ranch and
take an Old Fashioned Hay Ride.
Saturday & Sunday evenings beginning at 5 p.m. Then join us for dinner and live entertainment.
Call 520-868-2351 for reservations.

Off-Grounds (but nearby) Recreation

VISIT FAMOUS HISTORIC WESTERN TOWNS - INDIAN RUINS, INDIAN VISTAS & CENTERS

FISH IN LOCAL LAKES - TAKE JEEP TOURS OF THE SONORAN DESERT & INDIAN RUINS

INTERESTING TIDBIT:
What a great place to make a movie! These movies were made in Florence.
MOURNING SONG - MURPHY'S ROMANCE - COMMAND 5 - ESCAPE FROM BOGAN COUNTRY - THE GIFTED ONE - RIOT - STIR CRAZY - NEON EMPIRE - THREE AMIGOS - TRIAL OF BILLY JACK - SHERIFF OF COCHISE COUNTY

ANNUAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Watch for these great events when you visit the Gotno Ranch. We have brochures and current dates available,
plus numerous other interesting places to go.


February - March (8 weekends)
Arizona Renaissance Festival - Apache Junction
30-acre Festival Village with the King and his court, castles and cottages, pubs and artisans hawking their wares. Costumed characters, comedy, music and jousting knights. Fun for the whole family!

Mid-March
Festival of the West - Scottsdale
Eleven + years of celebrating the "Cowboy heroes of today". Western film festival and jamboree. Chuck wagon cook-off, mountain man rendezvous, arena events, film celebrities and more! Great fun.

October
Rex Allen Western Film & Music Festival - Willcox
A family fun weekend. Western movies, western music and cowboy poetry. Four big days of celebrating
the old west. Visit the Rex Allen Cowboy Museum and Willcox Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Gotno Guest Ranch
P.O. Box 2854, Florence Arizona 85132
For Reservations or Additional Information
520/ 868-2351 -or- 520/ 858-6738
Office Open 7a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily
Hosts Ben & Deb Smith

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