About Us

Mike and Lanier Hartnagle Ranch Managers

Join the Cow Creek Ranch Team!

Cow Creek Ranch strives for only the finest in customer service and guest satisfaction. As a progressive employer, we hire staff that can help us fulfill these requisites.  We are looking for energetic, upbeat, friendly, honest personnel who are willing to work hard.  If you think you have the qualities required, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please print out a job application by clicking on the link below, fill it out completely and mail it back to us as soon as possible.  We would urge you to call and visit with us about job details prior to submitting your application. 

Comments from previous employees at Cow Creek Ranch:

"I have met some of the most generous people working at the ranch, both employees and guests. Cow Creek Ranch will always have a special place in my heart. -- Dana, Kentucky  '17

"Awesome people...outstanding place...the perfect summer!" -- Clay, Arkansas  '17

"Working at the ranch was a great experience with a great atmosphere and great people. It always feels like home and friends turn into family. There are plenty of opportunities to explore around the ranch and the fishing is outstanding. Every day is a good day when you work at Cow Creek Ranch!  --  James, Texas  '14

"My summer spent at Cow Creek Ranch was one of the best experiences of my life. My co-workers, along with Lanier and Mike, were wonderful and I'm glad to call them family. The Ranch is, without a doubt, a second home to me now and there is nothing quite like waking up every day in the most beautiful location, surrounded by mountains, streams, and wonderful people. Not a day goes by that this place doesn't cross my mind and I would absolutely work here again." --Lindsey, Texas  '13

"Working for Cow Creek Ranch, I found that I never became homesick because I was already home. Cow Creek is an experience. You will leave with having worked hard, having met the most incredible people, and have a new family to cherish." -- Carolyn, Ohio  '13  '15

"Great people, great scenery, and the most memorable summers of my life. I enjoyed meeting all of the different types of people, from all walks of life, that came to stay at the Ranch. They all had great stories to tell, and every week was different. You also have all this land right outside your door to explore when you're not working. The ranch is great." -- Joe, New York  '11  '12

"Come to Cow Creek Ranch if you are ready to work hard and explore the beautiful Southwest. I look back at my time at the ranch with fond memories full of great friendships and experiences." -- Zack, Georgia  '05

"Working at Cow Creek Ranch was one of the best experiences of my life. Not only did I make all kinds of friends, but it also allowed me to become more confident in my work skills. I couldn't have chosen a better way to spend my summer."--Myrna, Kansas  '11

"The Ranch is a really great place to work. My co-workers and the guests are all so nice and pleasant to be around, and the scenery never ceases to amaze me. Its always fun, and I've made some really great friends. It truly is one of kind, and I am so lucky to be a part of it." -- Courtnie, Texas

"You will work hard, but you will play hard. I will never forget my time and the people, that became like family to me. Cow Creek Ranch will always feel like home to me since that is where my family is." -- Kevin, Kansas  '06  '10

"Cow Creek Ranch is truly a gem in the rough, a total alice and wonderland experience."  -- Marshal, New Mexico  '10, '11, '12, '13

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