Nestled on 1,700 acres near beautiful Lake Wales and just over an hour South of Orlando, Westgate River Ranch provides fun and adventure for the whole family! Return to the days of Old Florida when the state was home to cowboys and cattle ranchers at this authentic Dude Ranch. Activities at Westgate River Ranch include horseback riding, golfing, hiking, fishing, boating, trap and skeet shooting, swimming, airboat and swamp buggy rides, hayrides, a petting zoo and more! Enjoy a delicious meal at the family-friendly Smokehouse Grill, which overlooks the picturesque Kissimmee River; go line dancing at the River Ranch Saloon; or check out the Saturday night rodeo, which boasts trick riding, bull riding and barrel racing. Leave all of your city worries behind and experience a Western-style change of pace at Westgate River Ranch!Westgate River Ranch is a pet-friendly resort. Guests are required to advise the Front Desk that they have a pet. A $100.00 pet deposit is required at time of check-in. If there is no damage upon checkout, the deposit will be returned. A separate $170 nonrefundable cleaning fee is required at check-in. One dog or one cat is allowed per unit and must not exceed 60 pounds. There are breed limitations. Guests with service animals will not be charged any of the above fees.