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Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

A glimpse of the amazing Cowhead Ranch. We loved it much, great place, super neighbours, wonderful host, we stayed over Christmas, went out on the horses, shot the old cowboy guns, had cowboy breakfast in the morning and Texas BBQ at night under the magnificent dates. A must for bikers and adventurers. http://youtu.be/GxF20h_2s34

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I found this little gem by a random internet search and I couldn't have been happier with how it turned out. If you are on your way to Big Bend NP for a camping adventure, this location makes a great first or last night of your trip. Cowboy Chris is extremely friendly. You will need to bring your own "bedding",...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We stayed at Cowhead Ranch, and had a blast. Quint little western "town" made by one genuine cowboy. Chris is very kind and a gentleman in every way. Accommodating and welcoming. This is a step up from tenting for sure, as you are on beds. We loved the ranch and Chris so much we are going back again this year.

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Odessa, Texas
Reviewed 3 September 2013

My Friend Joe and I recently stayed at Cowhead Ranch, it was the most welcoming place to stay, we stepped back into the ole cowboy days, it was a life time experience I want ever forget. Its not the Hilton but when you can go back into time as this is Who needs the Hilton. Chris Calvin was Awesome and...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 October 2010

This is not your typical hotel...it is an like stepping back into the old west - a time since long gone. Cowboy Chris and his friends are wonderfully warm and genuine people - such a treat and the critters are great too. The stars, the sunrise, the sunset, the fire or was it the mesa views that makes us want...

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4Thank nomad98
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 1 October 2010

I recently had the pleasure to stay at the ranch.truly set in Gods country. A once in a lifetime experience at least until I return. If you remember the t.v.series Fantasy Island ....well this is fantasy ranch..An old western town setting that takes you back in time to the true west and living it...Chris,the owner, goes all out to make...

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3Thank brandiwine_10
Converse, Texas
Reviewed 16 September 2010

Had the pleasure of spending a week with Chris this summer with my family. Chris offers such a unique experience that no hotel or motel could ever offer. Chris is such a pure and gentle soul and loves opening his home to anyone looking for a place to stay. The Ranch is built to give you a feel of an...

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singingmom65
Reviewed 17 November 2008

My family and I were just at the Cowhead Ranch a few weeks ago. It was such a memorable experience that we can still name all the doggies and the horses we rode by name. They're equipped for folks travelling with horses and RVs but for the regular folks who watched City Slickers a few too many times, they've got...

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Address: Box 132E HC 65, Alpine, TX 79830-9621
Region: United States > Texas > Alpine
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Cowhead Ranch Alpine, Texas
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“Bring your own bed roll (ie: sleeping bag and pillow). Maybe some ear plugs if the wind happens to pick up.”
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