Bed and breakfast in Medora, North Carolina
The Diamond Bar Ranch, once known as the old TL Ranch, is near Theodore Roosevelt National Park, and 30 minutes from historic Medora. It is 5 miles from the Wanagan Creek access to the Maah Daah Hey Trail, and about 3 miles from access to the Buffalo Gap Trail. It is in the heart of the beautiful pristine Badlands of North Dakota.
The Diamond Bar Bed and Breakfast is a small, but very comfortable log cabin. The main part of the log cabin was built in the 1800’s and was at one time the headquarters for a big horse ranch known as the TL Ranch. They have one guest bedroom with two double beds. There is also also a one-room bunkhouse in the barn. Guests share the bathroom with the owner, which has a shower and a tub. If you choose to stay in the bunkhouse you may want to “rough it” by using the outhouse nearby.
Each morning a very nice “ranch breakfast” is served family style at the vintage table at Diamond Bar. This table was built by the owner’s grandfather in the early 1900’s, and she grew up eating at it. Occasionally, people asks her to provide another meal. She will do this upon request and for a nominal charge. They are licensed to serve two meals a day, but breakfast is the only one included in your fee. The log cabin speaks to the many warm memories of her late husband, Dean Armstrong, and she has of their growing up years in the ranch country of North Dakota.
There are corrals and pens to accommodate as many as six or eight horses if you choose to bring your own and ride on the ranch. There is water available; they usually expect people to bring their own hay and feed. They had guests who stayed as long as ten days, enjoying the wonderful natural beauty of the ranch which is located in the heart of North Dakota’s Badlands, the easy access to The Theodore Roosevelt National Park or to the marked trails like the Maah Daah Hey Trail and the Buffalo Gap Trail.