Things to do at Blazin’ M Ranch
Arizona - June 23, 2023

Have you been to Blazin’ M Ranch in Cottonwood, Arizona? This western-themed frontier town offers family entertainment and more. There’s plenty to do at Blazin’ M Ranch, whether you’re looking for an evening of western activities, a romantic getaway, or fun family activities.

boys outside entrance of Blazin' M Ranch

The Blazin’ M Ranch is about 20 minutes from Sedona, 30 minutes from Camp Verde and it’s about 90 miles north of Phoenix.

It is right next to Dead Horse Ranch State Park and a hop, skip, and a jump away from downtown Cottonwood.

It is a really fun western town that has a variety of unique shops and activities for individuals of all ages. Come and check out a one-of-a-kind and exciting shopping experience, entertainment, and all kinds of interesting activities.

Things to do at Blazin’ M Ranch


Activities include Bull Riding, Ax Throwing, Shooting Gallery and more. Tickets may be purchased in advance at a discount or the show. You can also enjoy live country music by some talented musicians.

Blazin' M Ranch
boy shooting gun at shooting gallery at Blazin' M Ranch
Shooting Gallery

Take your best shot at the shooting gallery. With targets moving and static, there’s a challenge for everyone. My son loved it!

Mechanical Bull Riding

man doing Mechanical Bull Riding
Mechanical Bull Riding

Test your mettle on our mechanical bull, Buckaroo. It’s not as easy as it looks! Check me out of Instagram laughing the whole way through.

Ax Throwing

Show your skills at the ax-throwing range. With targets at different distances, there’s a challenge for everyone.

Old-tyme Photo Studio

Check out the old-tyme photo studio and get your picture taken in western gear. It’s a great way to remember your visit to Blazin’ M Ranch.

Ropin’ Lessons

Get some ropin’ lessons and learn how to lasso like a real cowboy!

Vintage Tractor Pull

Hop on the tractor pull and take a ride around the ranch. It’s a great way to get a feel for the ranch.

Copper Spur Saloon

copper spur saloon
Copper Spur Saloon

Grab a drink at a real western saloon where you can find some of Arizona’s finest brews. With a variety of drinks to choose from, you’re sure to find something to quench your thirst and enjoy an old west experience. They even have a kid-friendly Sarsaparilla.

Chuckwagon Dinner and Show

At 6:30 p.m., the dinner bell rings, and you and your fellow pioneers are invited to dine inside the barn for a western-style chuckwagon supper.

Blazin’ M Ranch Cowboy Dinner

Grab a tin tray and make your way through the chuckwagon, where you’ll be served succulent baby back ribs and mouth-waterin’ bbq chicken, potatoes, cowboy beans, delicious flying biscuits, and our distinctive prickly pear cole slaw.

  • Chicken
  • Baby Back Ribs
  • Cowboy Pinto Beans
  • Baked Potato
  • Prickly Pear Cole Slaw
  • Flying Biscuits
  • Apple Carmel Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Lemonade, Ice Tea and Coffee

Finish it off with a delicious homemade dessert. We had the homemade caramel apple crisp and ice cream.

caramel apple crisp with icecream
Caramel Apple Crisp

After that, get a drink from the bar in the barn or wash it down with lemonade, iced tea, or coffee for free while watching the talented musicians and the Blazin’ M cowboys play in the unforgettable western stage show.

Note: You can buy their famous prickly pear coleslaw to take home.

Weddings At Blazin’ M Ranch

Schedule a wedding, for a fun wedding atmosphere. The Blazin’ M Ranch provides a lovely, rustic ranch wedding setting for you and the guests to enjoy.

Backdropped by the Mingus Mountains, you’re in Dead Horse State Park, which is set on the banks of the picturesque Verde River. It’s definitely a place to have dream west weddings.

Be Wild At Blazin’ M Ranch, a BRAND NEW Family Fun Park

The newest addition to the family fun park category, Be Wild at Blazin’ M Ranch is a completely new experience. It has a variety of entertaining activities including Putt-Putt Golf, Rock Wall Climbing, Remote Control Car Racing, and Bounce Houses! The Gelly Ball Arena is similar to paintball but uses water-soluble orbeez.


Wristbands for children ages 5 and up are $35, which gives unlimited access to all of Be Wild’s activities. For all-day unlimited access to the Bounce House Zone, wristbands for kids 4 years old and younger are $20.

Non-participating group members are not required to pay admission.

Tokens for individual activities are sold at the gate.

The Blazin’ M Ranch is a great place to be wild and western. With so many things to do, you’re sure to have a blast! So, round up your friends and family and head on down to the Blazin’ M Ranch for a fun-filled day or evening.

Whether you’re passing through from dead horse state park to check out Be Wild, an authentic western-themed town, or get some dinner and a show, you won’t regret this entertainment venue that offers so much. If you’re lucky, you may get to see the ghost rider.



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