The River

Swimming, Snorkeling, Floating or Relaxing


The Hiking

Easy, Difficult, Short or Long…. All with a FANTASTIC view!

The Wildlife

The Plant & Animal Wildlife are amazing & plentiful

Along the Way!

Drive, Bike, Walk & Jog… what you’ll see along the way

Perfect get away in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.  Swim or relax along the 1,155 feet of Spring Fed River! Plenty of fish making snorkeling a blast. You are likely to see Blue & Yellow Catfish, Carp, Blue Gill, Bass. Alligator Gar & Turtles!

For you who still have some energy left, hiking is amazing on the 100 acres of White Ranch. The hills are fertile ground for many types of cactus blooming in the early and late Spring.  As you hike up the saddled hills, the view is spectacular revealing the entire canyon with its flowing river. Be sure to visit one of the small caves too!

Boasting a huge variety of birds, this is truly a birdwatchers paradise. You are also sure to see plenty of other wildlife including Whitetail & Axis deer, turkey and much more!

Nearby exotic game ranches make your drive feel like a safari with Camel, Giraffe &  Gazelle to name only a few, so keep your cameras handy!

Many of the state highways are widely known to bicyclists, motorcyclists, joggers, car clubs, and all who enjoy a breathtaking drive through hills and along the rivers. Famous Texas Highways nearby include: Ranch Road 2631 (on location); Hwy 335; (3.5 miles); Hwy 337 (15 miles); Hwy 41 (22 miles) and Hwy 336 (43 miles). Enough road for even the avid rider! Highways 335, 336, & 337 are often called the “twisted sisters” and are must rides for most enthusiasts.

For Reservations Call or E-mail


Phone:   830-591-8695



White Ranch River Retreat

3157 Ranch Road 2631

Barksdale, Texas 78828


We Look Forward to Hearing from You!

A Texas Hill Country Retreat in Real County

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