Sometimes we need to escape, put up our feet and take a breath of mountain fresh air. Welcome to Sunderland Ranch, your home away, offering rustic lodging, trail riding, hiking, arena rental, event space rental and wagon rides.
The wild beauty of Sunderland Ranch
Nestled at the foothills of Lazy Mountain, a 50-minute drive north of Anchorage, Alaska, is our remote homestead ranch waiting for you. Our rustic lodging on top of our horse barn is the perfect home away for those looking for a rural Alaskan ranch. Put your feet up or in a pair of stirrups and hit the trails around our beautiful 100-acre Sunderland ranch featuring elk, cattle and horses.
Take a sneak peak at our ranch.
Sunderland Ranch Guest Barn
Choose from one of our ranch-themed rooms. All rooms have a shared bath and kitchenette harkening back to the bunkhouse days of ranches.
After a delicious, hot morning cup of coffee around the campfire, take time to meet our charming wrangler Elijah. Your horse will be saddled and ready to ride. Head out to the old sheep cabin or just cruise around the ranch.
Take a stroll around our farm that includes walking trails, mountain views and pastoral vistas. Pack your lunch and head out for a morning adventure.
Have you ever just wanted to escape? To shut off the phones and the schedules and all the noise? Here, at the Sunderland Ranch, the only thing that you need to schedule is what time to meet your wrangler. Let us take care of the details and relax in the peaceful atmosphere. Wake up in your cozy, rustic room to a cup of hot coffee and the chatter of the birds that are also frequent visitors here. In the evening, after a trail ride, enjoy a glass of wine by the fire pit. We can provide you with that unique getaway that you are looking for. So shut your phone off and disappear! You deserve it!
We are a third-generation homesteading and ranch family, born and raised on the foothills of Lazy Mountain in Palmer, Alaska.
Choose from some of the most popular vacation packages.
Stay in one of our rustic ranch rooms and get a feel for ranch life with a custom farm tour highlighting our elk, cattle, and horse operation.
Our barn is the perfect rustic space for a wedding or family event. Adding rooms adds to the ease of hosting your next big event. The event space seats up to 100 guests and provides ample parking, a private space, fire pit, full electricity and running water. Four rooms, sleeping a total of eight, are included in the package. Catering, chairs, tables and linens, and external toilets for event guests are not included in the pricing. Book six months in advance.
Give yourself a weekend getaway treat with our combo trail ride and night stay at Sunderland Ranch.
Board horses and clinic attendees and use our full size arena for your next horse clinic. Package includes horse boarding for up to 6 horses, arena rental, and four rooms with full size beds.