Activities

You’ll never run out of things to do at the Ranch. The Silver Spur Guest Ranch has nearly 300 acres where you can explore, experience, and enjoy western life. Whether you choose to explore the ranch by horseback or hiking, you’ll discover the beauty of Texas Hill Country.

Horseback Riding

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There are miles of trails on the Ranch with scenic and panoramic views atop plush hillsides and all around the ranch. Your senses take in the surprises and pleasures of nature while enjoying the experience and feel of horseback travel. Take a quick view of our Ranch trail map and identify the trails.

Fossil Digging

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Adults and children will love our Fossil Pit. We have the equipment for digging up arrowheads, Texas hearts, sea shells and anything else you might discover. Fossils the size of your fist have been discovered around the ranch. Guests are welcome to take all the fossils home you can find!

Campfire

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After dinner, enjoy camaraderie with other guests at our nightly campfire. Try your hand at roasting a perfect marshmallow to make your own s’mores. Enjoy down home western hospitality.

Historical Hay Rides

Hay Wagon Ride

Enjoy our historical hay rides and share the opportunity to tour the ranch and State Natural Area with a stop to feed the longhorns. You will receive interesting information about the State Natural Park Area as well as about cowboys and their history.

Hiking

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Bring good walking shoes and explore the ranch. Maps of the trails are located in the office. Climb atop the hills for a breathtaking view or visit any of the other points of interest on the map. Self guided historical tours are available in the office.

Swimming

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Swim in our Junior Olympic size pool. Hang out under the gazebo to relax and watch the fun. Laugh, play, reminisce, swim and relax!

Outdoor BBQ’s and Cowboy Breakfasts

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During warmer months, we often have cookouts at our picnic area or “Wagon Wheel Garden”. On occasion,  we may serve a cowboy breakfast cooked outdoors, and our World Famous Trick Roper may join us for breakfast.