Woodside Ranch Resort and Conference Center


Pack your cowboy boots and hat, and ride on over to a hoot’n good time at Woodside Ranch. Located just outside of Mauston, this 100 year old dude ranch is the ideal vacation getaway for children and adults of all ages.  Woodside offers all -inclusive stays and is complete with cozy cabins, home cooked meals, horseback riding, family friendly activities and exceptional staff, you will be sure to blaze a trail of memories that will last a lifetime.

Live nearby or just like to try it out for a day? Woodside Ranch offers opportunities for visitor’s to enjoy the ranch with “open to the public” special events and activities like horseback riding, sleigh rides, pony rides, winter sledding and tubing and cross country skiing.


Cabins: The favorite accommodations while staying on the ranch is the rustic log cabins nestled throughout the wooded property. Each cabin varies consisting from one to four bedrooms, all with a wood burning fireplace for that rustic feel. The quaint and cozy cabins are a perfect retreat and can accommodate 2 – 15 guests. The cabins are also pet friendly if you decide to bring the four legged family member along for the vacation.

Ranch House: For those wishing to be at the heart of the ranch, Woodside offers rustic style hotel rooms that consist of one room in each accommodation. One room can hold 2 – 6 guests and is located directly above our main ranch house. This is the place to be if you prefer to be close to our Outdoor Swimming Pool, Trading Post and Dining Hall.

Lake House: Looking for an escape to the water’s edge? Woodside offers a Lake House located along the shores of our 12 acre pond known as the Woodside Lake. This offers two separate wings that can be connected or separated to hold a total of 18 guests and has 7 bedrooms. It’s the perfect place for a larger group or fishing fanatics!

Woodside’s Hotel Property:  Old Towne offers the best of both worlds. The design is that of an old western village, yet the 84 guest rooms feature the most modern of accommodations found in the finest hotels today. The hotel features 5 individual buildings all with similar configurations. The two room types available are double queen rooms and full-kitchen suites. All rooms are interior entrance but also feature patio doors for immediate outside access.


Woodside offers a unique dining experience for their All-inclusive guests, both at the dinner table and in the great outdoors. Woodside signature dishes like Down Home Fixins’ and Uncle Z’s Famous Fried Chicken are true guest favorites.

Horse Activities

Looking for a western experience in the saddle? Woodside offers a number of horse activities both on and off the trails.  A variety of horses and over 1,400 acres of woodland trails to explore by a guided trail ride or  experience a covered wagon ride pulled by their majestic Percherons. For the younger buckaroo, Woodside also offers pony rides in their covered pony ring.

Petting Zoo

The petting zoo is open daily and is always a fun experience for the whole family. Stop by and visit the llamas, goats, chickens, ponies, and of course check out Woodside’s buffalo herd. The baby goats are especially cute!


Wear your best cowboy hat and cheer for the competitors as local folks in the area compete in speed events with their own horses.

Conferences, Retreats, Parties & Weddings

With 1,400 acres to choose from the possibilities are endless for your country wedding. You can even have the wedding party arrive at the wedding location pulled by their Majestic Percherons. Woodside’s traditional, but elegant conference room is the perfect size for receptions, banquets, conferences, retreats and parties. Use of their A/V equipment is included in your price! Variable seating arrangements allow for the perfect setting for your meeting. Looking for other options? Woodside also accommodates groups such as baby showers, yoga retreats, group reunions and much more! 

See you on the trails!!!

Make Woodside Ranch your first choice for getaways, reunions, weddings and family vacations. 

Owner/manager: Julie Massey General Manager


Email: [email protected]


Address: W4015 State Road 82 E, Mauston WI 53948

Address: W4015 State Road 82 E