Western movie locations # 2.

by road-traveled | created - 23 Oct 2015 | updated - 12 Feb 2017 | Public

Locations of Westerns- Arizona, California, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Canada, - TV series, mini series. First credited actress. The Lone Ranger (1949) to Killer Women (2014). 26 Men to Longmire.

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1. The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951–1960)

30 min | Western

Kit and his pal El Toro go all over the west securing justice for all (absolutely no connection with the historical character).

Stars: Bill Williams, Don Diamond, John Cason, Boyd Stockman

Votes: 87

Corriganville Iverson Ranch Melody Ranch Walker Ranch Republic Studios

Donna Martell, 54 westerns

2. Branded (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Chuck Hamilton, William Bryant, John Pickard

Votes: 597

Utah -Kanab Arizona, -Old Tuscon, Apacheland

Vasquez Rocks NAP Red Rock Canyon State Park Thousand Oaks

Lola Albright, 26 westerns

3. Klondike (1960–1961)

30 min | Adventure, Western

Klondike was set during the early days of the Klondike Gold Rush 1897 in the town of Skagway in the Alaskan Klondike region.

Stars: Ralph Taeger, Mari Blanchard, James Coburn, Joi Lansing

Votes: 29

Paramount Ranch

Mari Blanchard

4. Boots and Saddles (1956– )

30 min | Western

Captain Shanks Adams is in charge of the real Ft. Lowell in this syndicated fictional series. Set in the dangerous Arizona territory, Adams combats all sorts of trials assisted by his scout Luke Cummings and Lt. Binning.

Stars: John Pickard, Dave Willock, Michael Hinn, John Alderson

Votes: 41

1880s, Arizona Kanab, Utah California National Studios

Rebecca Welles, 27 westerns

5. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 2,162

Arizona: Apache Junction, Apacheland, Old Tuscon, Tuscon New Mexico: Gallup Utah: Kanab Movie Ranch, Johnson Canyon -Kanab Bend, Oregon California: Lone Pine, Melody Ranch, Red Rock Canyon State Park, Alabama Hills, Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park, Corriganville, Iverson Ranch, Jack Ingram Ranch, Paramount Ranch, Walt Disney's Golden Oak Ranch, Squaw Valley, Vasquez Rocks NAP

Lisa Lu

6. Dead Man's Gun (1997–1999)

60 min | Western

A cursed revolver brings violence to a variety of owners in the American West.

Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Jim Shield, Chilton Crane, Robert Thurston

Votes: 256

British Columbia, Canada: Fort Steele Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Vancouver

Christine Upright-Letain

7. 26 Men (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

True stories of the Arizona rangers around 1900.

Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Hal Hopper, Jack Riggs

Votes: 80

1900 Arizona - Cudia City, Phoenix Old Tuscon Sedona

California - Pioneertown Placerita Canyon

Barbara Bestar, 23 westerns

8. Dream West (1986)

Biography, Drama, Western

John Charles Fremont, the American adventurer, the free-spirited women who impelled him to dare undreamed-of-feats, and the young nation they helped to shape. The story begins in 1839 when ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, F. Murray Abraham, René Enríquez

Votes: 96

Arizona: Bell Rock- Sedona, Old Tuscon, Red Rock Crossing -Sedona, Flagstaff, Page. Grand Teton National Park Bent's Old Fort National Monument Richmond, Virginia

Alice Krige

9. Action in the Afternoon (1953– )

30 min | Western

Singing cowboy Jack Valentine rode the range in Huberle, Montana with the sheriff; Kate, the editor and publisher of the newspaper; and Ozzie, Jack's dense partner.

Stars: Barry Cassell, Harriss Forrest, Jack Valentine, John Zacherle

Votes: 7

Montana in the winter snows.

filmed in Pennsylvania

Mary Elaine Watts

10. The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993–1994)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A bounty hunter rides the Old West, fighting bad guys, many with futuristic-type gadgets.

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Julius Carry, Christian Clemenson, Comet

Votes: 7,395

1893 Red Hills Ranch Sonora Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park Warner Brothers Burbank Studios

Kelly Rutherford, 8 westerns

11. The Adventures of Champion (1955–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Western

The exploits of Champion, a wild stallion who befriends twelve year-old Ricky North in the American Southwest in the 1880's. Although Ricky, who lived on his Uncle Sandy's ranch, had a ... See full summary »

Stars: Champion, Barry Curtis, Jim Bannon, Blaze

Votes: 100

1880s Andy Jauregui Ranch, Melody Ranch Lone Pine Vasquez Rocks NAP

Edna Holland, 14 westerns

Dorothy Novis, writer, producer, actress

13. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
Episode: An Adventure with Audubon (1956)

30 min | Adventure, Western

Jim Bowie watches with amusement and then with concern as his friend, John James Audubon, is mistaken for the missing son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Scott Forbes, Robert Cornthwaite, Barbara Eiler, Booth Colman

Votes: 14

Barbara Eiler, 34 westerns

14. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Western

Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

Votes: 172

1830s Irverson Ranch, RKO Studios

Joyce Vanderveen, 15 westerns

15. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 603

Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park Vasquez Rocks NAP Corriganville Melody Ranch Chatsworth Reservoir

Mildred von Hollen, 15 westerns

16. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)

30 min | Western

Hickok rode Buckshot while 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.

Stars: Guy Madison, Andy Devine, Sam Flint, William Haade

Votes: 153

Palmdale Big Bear Lake, Big Bear Valley, San Bernardino NF Cedar Lake, Big Bear Valley Columbia /Warner Bros Ranch Corriganville Iverson Ranch Melody Ranch Walker Ranch Lone Pine

Isa Ashdown, 8 westerns

17. The Alaskans (1959–1960)

60 min | Adventure

When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890s, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small ... See full summary »

Stars: Roger Moore, Dorothy Provine, Jeff York, Ray Danton

Votes: 57

1890s Warner Brothers Burbank Studios

Dorothy Provine, 21 westerns

18. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks".

Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Walt Davis

Votes: 1,548

Utah -Arches National Park, Manti-La Sal National Forest Arizona -Apacheland, Old Tuscon California -Alabama Hills, Vasquez Rocks NAP, Universal Studios

Michele Lee, 6 westerns

19. The Americans (1961– )

60 min | Action, War

Inspired by James Warner Bellah's "The Valiant Virginians", a 1953 book that had previously been serialized in "The Saturday Evening Post", this series focused on the impact war has on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire, John Doucette

Votes: 54

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

Susan Oliver, 48 westerns

20. Annie Oakley (1954–1957)

30 min | Western

A fictionalized account of the life of legendary Wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Set in the quiet western town of Diablo, Annie and her little brother Tagg made sure that outlaws who ... See full summary »

Stars: Gail Davis, Brad Johnson, Jimmy Hawkins, Bob Woodward

Votes: 214

Alabama Hills Melody Ranch Iverson Ranch Walker Ranch Pioneertown Corriganville

Gail Davis, 145 westerns

21. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

30 min | Western

Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

Stars: Gene Barry, Allison Hayes, Allen Jaffe, Ken Drake

Votes: 800

Castle Ranch Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park Corriganville Iverson Ranch Paramount Studios

Allison Hayes, 36 westerns

22. Barbary Coast (1975–1976)

60 min | Western

The wild wild west adventures of 19th-century agents Jeff Cable and Cash Conover.

Stars: William Shatner, Richard Kiel, Dave Turner, Doug McClure

Votes: 108

1870s Paramount Studios

Brooke Mills

23. Best of the West (1981–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Western

The Wild West misadventures of a mild-mannered store owner turned town Marshal.

Stars: Joel Higgins, Carlene Watkins, Meeno Peluce, Valri Bromfield

Votes: 192

Paramount Studios

Carlene Watkins, 26 westerns

24. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

The Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 2,349

Sonora Walt Disney Golden Oak Ranch Iverson Ranch Vasquez Rocks NAP Thousand Oaks

Arizona, Apacheland, Old Tuscon

Linda Evans, 121 westerns

25. Black Saddle (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

Stars: Peter Breck, Russell Johnson, Anna-Lisa, J. Pat O'Malley

Votes: 69

Iverson Ranch

Anna-Lisa, 53 westerns

26. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

The Wild West adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their Nevada ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 7,391

A few of many locations:

Lake Tahoe Franklin Canyon Reservoir Spahn Ranch Lucky Baldwin Mine Holcomb Valley Janss Conejo Ranch Empire Ranch, Arizona Truckee River

Martha Manor, 447 westerns

27. Boomtown (1956–1974)

Family, Western

Boomtown was a children's television show that ran, on WBZ Channel 4 in Boston, for eighteen years. The host was Rex Trailer. It featured songs, rope tricks, cartoons and a weekly "wanted ... See full summary »

Stars: Brina, Bill O'Brien, Terrence Currier, Richard Kilbride

Votes: 15

28. Bordertown (1989–1991)

30 min | Adventure, Western

The adventures of the inhabitants of a western town that straddles the Canadian-American border.

Stars: Richard Comar, John H. Brennan, Sophie Barjac, Beverley Elliott

Votes: 182

British Columbia, Canada : Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows

Sophie Barjac, 79 westerns

29. The Boys of Twilight (1992– )

60 min | Drama, Western

The short lived series was set in the small town of Twilight, Utah. Promoted by the town's develop minded mayor Twilight is discovered by upwardly mobile urbanites, looking to get out of ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Wilford Brimley, Ben Browder, Louise Fletcher

Votes: 16

Park City, Utah

Kate Jackson, 9 westerns

30. Brave Eagle (1955–1956)

30 min | Western

Reflecting the Native American viewpoint in the settlement of the American West, This was the first series where an American Indian was the lead character.

Stars: Keith Larsen, Anthony Numkena, Kim Winona, Bert Wheeler

Votes: 56

Corriganville Iverson Ranch

Kim Winona, 27 westerns

31. Bret Maverick (1981–1982)

60 min | Drama, Western

Set in Sweetwater, Arizona in the 1880s with solid citizen Bret owning a ranch and part of the Red Ox Saloon. Stable cast with varying stories, often centered on conflict between the ambitious sheriff and everyone else.

Stars: James Garner, Ed Bruce, Ramon Bieri, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 341

Sable Ranch Warner Burbank Studios

Darleen Carr, 43 westerns

32. Broken Arrow (1956–1960)

30 min | Western

Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

Stars: John Lupton, Michael Ansara, Steven Ritch, Steve Conte

Votes: 175

Walker Ranch Vasquez Rocks NAP 20th Century Fox Ranch

Sue England, 17 westerns

33. Broken Trail (2006)

Not Rated | 184 min | Western

A veteran cowboy and his nephew save five Chinese girls from prostitution while trekking from Oregon to Wyoming.

Stars: Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church, Greta Scacchi, Chris Mulkey

Votes: 5,521

Calgary, Alberta Canada

Greta Scacchi

34. Bronco (1958–1962)

60 min | Western

A former confederate soldier wanders the old west, and meets such famous characters as Jesse James, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Stars: Ty Hardin, Robert Colbert, Mike Road, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 288

Old Tuscon Warner Brothers Burbank Studios

Joan Marshall, 27 westerns

35. Buckskin (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

Annie O'Connell's boarding house in Buckskin, Montana, in 1880, is the setting for dramas unfolding for travelers and townies alike. Stories are seen through the eyes of 10-year-old Jody.

Stars: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road, Orville Sherman

Votes: 30

1880s, Montana Republic Studios

Sally Brophy, 47 westerns

36. Buffalo Bill, Jr. (1955–1956)

30 min | Western

Buffalo Bill Jr. and his kid sister Calamity are raised under the watchful eye of Judge Ben 'Fair and Square" Wiley. Together this dynamic trio keep law and order in small town of Wileyville, Arizona.

Stars: Dickie Jones, Nancy Gilbert, Harry Cheshire, Bob Woodward

Votes: 62

Iverson Ranch Walker Ranch Melody Ranch Lone Pine Pioneertown Placerita Canyon Vasquez Rocks NAP

Nancy Gilbert, 45 westerns

37. The Californians (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Coogan, Sean McClory, Adam Kennedy, Nan Leslie

Votes: 52

1850s Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park Iverson Ranch Walker Ranch Desilu Studios

Nan Leslie, 119 westerns

38. Casey Jones (1957–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Western

Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

Stars: Alan Hale Jr., Bobby Clark, Eddy Waller, Dub Taylor

Votes: 123

1890s Corringanville

Mary Lawrence, 33 westerns

39. Centennial (1978–1979)

TV-PG | 1,256 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid 1700s to the late 1970s.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad

Votes: 2,692

Mid 1770s on Colorado: Central City Bent's Old Fort National Monument, La Junta Orchard Denver Kentucky: White Hall State Historic Site, Richmond Bracken County Ohio: Port Washington Winfield Roscoe Village Rocky Mountain National Park Grand Teton National Park Alamo Village, Bracketville, Texas

Barbara Carrera, 16 westerns

40. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

TV-G | 60 min | Western

After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women, and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,285

After the Civil War. Warner Brothers Burbank Studio, Burbank, California Apacheland Studios, Gold Canyon, Arizona Warner Ranch, Calabasas, California Old Tuscon, Tuscon, Arizona

Jean Byron, 20 westerns

41. The Chisholms (1979– )

60 min | Romance, Western

The adventures of the Chisholm family as they travel west in 1844.

Stars: Rosemary Harris, Ben Murphy, James Van Patten, Susan Swift

Votes: 94

Bent's Old Fort National Monument, Colorado

Rosemary Harris, 14 westerns

42. Cimarron City (1958–1960)

Approved | 60 min | Western

Cimmaron City is booming due to oil and gold and hopes to become capital of the future state of Oklahoma. Matthew Rockford is the son of the city's founder; he's now mayor and a major cattle rancher. Sheriff Temple must keep law and order.

Stars: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Votes: 119

Iverson Ranch Republic Studios Old Tuscon, Arizona

Audrey Totter, 44 westerns

43. Cimarron Strip (1967–1968)

TV-PG | 90 min | Western

The western adventures of tough, but fair, Marshal Jim Crown.

Stars: Stuart Whitman, Percy Herbert, Randy Boone, Jill Townsend

Votes: 328

1880s Alabama Hills Lone Pine Bishop CBS Studio Center Tuscon, Arizona Kanab, Utah

Jill Townsend, 30 westerns

44. Circus Boy (1956–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.

Stars: Micky Dolenz, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Lowery, Bimbo the Elephant

Votes: 172

Iverson Ranch

Elaine Haslett

45. The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)

Approved | 30 min | Western

The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Troy Melton, Bill Catching

Votes: 453

California, Corriganville Iverson Ranch Jack Ingram Ranch Melody Ranch, Newhall Paramount Ranch, Agoura Walker Ranch Vasquez Rocks NAP Pioneertown

Kanab Ranch, Kanab, Utah Paria Canyon, Kanab, Utah

Peggy Stewart