Camp Circle J (Circle J Ranch) is an all male resort & campground, serving the gay community since 2005! We have 107 acres located in the rolling hills of beautiful east Texas, approximately 70 miles SE of Dallas.
There are vast wooded areas, green pastures & a large spring fed lake, for swimming, sunning on the deck or swim platform and canoeing. If a natural body of water is not your thing, you can also enjoy our pool! Our guests enjoy the community campfire, complimentary cookout on Friday nights, Saturday night potlucks and complimentary continental breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings, that include Mitch's amazing homemade breads and jams! We also have beer on tap that's FREE for our guests! We always keep a dark and a light beer to satisfy either taste!
Annual Membership are not required, but there are perks to being a member, such as lower daily rates and complimentary T shirt with your membership. Membership rates are $25.00 per year.
We're open by reservation, 7 days a week through our season, which runs from March 1st through January 31st, closing for the month of February each year.
For reservations, you can call us at 903-479-4189 or email us at email@example.com
check in times are from 8am - 8pm and check out is 3pm on your date of departure.
Labor Day Weekend
Friday, September 2 thru Monday, September 5
Fall is just around the corner....Labor Day is here, the unofficial end of Summer....Last Splash.....But...Just because summer's coming to a close, it doesn't mean the fun is over! While we are saying goodbye to the summer season, we'll open the door for the fun of the coming fall!
Friday, October 28 thru Monday, October 31
Halloween's coming early this year! The ghouls and goblins will be out and about this weekend at the J! We'll be having a Saturday late morning hayride on the backroads around the ranch! Pumpkin carving will be happening all afternoon, followed by our haunted hayride to the campfire, with our costume party and contest!
Chili Cook-off & Turkey Shoot
Friday, November 18 thru Sunday, November 20
It's the 9th annual Turkey Shoot and Chili Cookoff Weekend! The Fire Dancers will be here hosting the events and target shoot contest! For all you chili lovers, pack your pots, your cooking surface, and chili ingredients and show us what ya got! From mild to wild WE LOVE CHILI! Contestants will be judged in two categories, Best overall Chili and presentation. Saturday day trips are free for this event and women are welcome to attend or compete!
Thanksgiving First Monday Weekend!
Thursday, November 24 thru Sunday, November 27
We'll be closed Thanksgiving Day, but we'll be here ready to go on Friday for a post holiday get away from the family weekend! We'll kick back on Saturday with some hot apple cider around the campfire! It's also First Monday Weekend! Just in time for those unique christmas gifts! First Monday is the largest open air flea market in the U.S., covering more than 400 acres!
New Year's Eve!
Friday, December 30 thru Sunday, January 1
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!