Circle J Guest Ranch is a rural event venue and campground/retreat situated on a beautiful ranch property approximately 70 miles Southeast of Dallas.

Our guests enjoy 100+ acres of beautiful untouched wilderness, natural springs, and a 2-acre spring fed pond for fishing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, or just laying around, soaking up the sun. There is also a swimming pool at the main house for your enjoyment.

We offer Private, Semi-private, and Group sponsored events.

Please consider us to host your next wedding, reunion or group outing. When not reserved for a Private or Semi-private event we are open as Men’s campground/retreat. The men’s campground and retreat is open by reservation, 7 days a week through our season, which runs from March 1st through December 17th.

While the retreat is closed during January and February, RV snowbirds are welcome for extended stays throughout the winter months. For reservations, please call us at 903-479-4189. If no one answers, please leave a detailed message with a call back number and we will return your call at our earliest opportunity. or email us at check in times are from 8am - 8pm and check out is 3pm on your date of departure.

Events 2018


Firedancers Chili Cookoff & Turkey Shoot

Free admission for day visit (Saturday only).

Friday, November 16 thru Sunday, November 18

Annual Chili Cookoff & Turkey Shoot. Open house event, open to all. One of our best loved events of the camping season, co-sponsored by the Firedancers Dallas. A portion of the revenues from this event are donated to charities through the Firedancers Dallas.

Chili Cookoff tasting Saturday afternoon in lieu of dinner. No entry fee for contestants. $5 participation fee for Chili tasting and judging. Cash prize to the best Chili. Prize and honors for the best presentation. If you would like to enter a Chili, contact us at: (903)479-4189 for details.

The Turkey Shoot is a .22 cal. iron sight target shooting competition. No birds will be harmed. No firearms experience necessary; this is a amateur shooting event. Do NOT bring any firearms! We supply everything you need. Strict adherence to the Range Masters instructions will be enforced to ensure this is a fun and safe event for all. Cash prizes and honors to best overall shooter and prizes to best in each shooting position. The $10 entry fee primarily pays for the supplies and ammo. If you've never fired a weapon before, this is a fun and safe way to try your hand.

Thanksgiving Weekend... ?

Thursday, November 22 thru Sunday, November 25

Full Moon Weekend, Members Only Event

Friday, November 23 thru Sunday, November 25

Last Open Camping weekend of our Season

Friday, December 14 thru Sunday, December 16

End of 2018 Season

Campers still Welcome...

Monday, December 17 thru Friday, March 1

As the end of this season closes, we would still welcome all guests, just give us a call or an email. However, there will be no food service, beyond hot coffee.

New Year's Eve!

Friday, December 28 thru Wednesday, January 2

The end of the year is upon us once again!  It's time to ring out the old and bring in the New!  Father time will be slowly fading away while the baby new  year will be screaming down the chute at midnight!  Come celebrate the New Year, Country Style....Gather round the fire and raise your glass of champagne surrounded by good friends as we count down to the New Year!


Circle J Guest Ranch

Reservations are always required.

Phones are not manned 24/7 if no answer, please leave detailed message and call back number and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Phone: 903-479-4189

Eustace, TX
United States

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