Tuesday, 17 September 2013 20:13

Area Ranches

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Dry Hollow Hideaway: www.dryhollowhideaway.com Hwy 380 in Paint Rock, 732-4272. 700-acre ranch with two private lakes and a cabin above Dry Hollow Creek. Concho River forms the northern boundary of the property. Overnight accommodations available. Visitors welcome by appointment.
Harkey Ranch: www.harkeyranch.net 2600 acres nestled in West Texas just  southeast of Christoval, Texas. Chase Akin, 325-650-8389  The ranch is a rare combination of natural beauty, exceptional facilities, and friendly folks where you will find one of the best collections of native and exotic game. The ranch includes a mixture of low rolling hills, live oaks, Texas prairie grasses and mesquites. With all of its natural beauty and the ultimate in lodging, the Harkey Ranch is something you won’t find anywhere else when looking to escape to the country.
Hummer House: www.hummerhouse.com RR 2084 in Christoval, 255-2254. Ranch highlighting native birds and animals, many in their natural wildlife habitat. Overnight accommodations in private cottage available. Visitors welcome by appointment. Admission is $5 per person.
Lazy A Hide-a-Way: e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Hwy 163 South in Sterling City, 1-877-695-2092 or 915-550-0530, . Ranch with swimming pool, tennis, basketball, horseshoe, washer pitching, croquet. Overnight accommodations include satellite TV, central air and heat, barbecue grill, washer/dryer, full kitchen, private airstrip. Open March to September. Visitors welcome by appointment.
Lamesa 6 Ranch: 806-872-2727, 277-6553, 651-2465. Working ranch five minutes outside San Angelo. Trail drive with wagon ride, cowboy poet and chuck wagon dinner every third Saturday, April to October. Visitors welcome by appointment.
Mayfield Ranch: www.mayfieldranch.com 1-866-805-4587. 3000-acre ranch is home to over 10 species of exotic game. Addax antelope, aoudad, axis deer, blackbuck antelope, fallow deer, gemsbok oryx, scimi horned oryx, red stag, Texas dall sheep, American bison. Visitors welcome by appointment.
Walnut Creek Ranch: Between Sterling City and Water Valley, 484-3713. 10,000-acre ranch with rich history, diversity of terain. Popular with outdoor photographers, archaeology buffs, trail riders, historians. Overnight accommodations available. Visitors welcome by appointment.
X-Bar Ranch: www.XBarRanch.com near Eldorado, 888-853-2688 or 325-853-2688, Five generation working ranch one hour from San Angelo.  Over 7,100 acres of natural beauty – private cabins or guest house and enjoy hiking, mountain biking, scenic driving/riding routes, wildlife viewing, photography, swimming.  Ideal location for family reunions, amateur astronomers and retreats.  Visitors welcome by appointment.
NNNN 4N Ranches: www.4nranches.com ; (325) 716-0319. Lodging, hunting, bed & breakfast, meeting facilities, family day trips