Lodging & Meals at 4R Ranch
The roots of the lodge go back to the 1950s. Mary Louise Depuy, who owned the ranch at the time, donated the grounds to the Campfire Girls. The camp was active from the late 1950s until 1978. A devastating flood in 1978 caused significant damage to the structures, and the campground was abandoned.
The location of the lodge today, served as the mess hall for the Campfire Girls. The outbuildings that were used by the Campfire Girls as showers, councilors quarters etc., are still intact, and we utilize them to this day. We have done our best to preserve the integrity of these treasures for future generations.
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Rustic Lodging After The Hunt
The lodge is comfortable, quaint and homey. There are 3 bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and shower. There is a large great-room, 2 dining areas, and all the amenities of home at your disposal.
The back, or south side of the lodge boasts a large deck shaded by hundred-year-old pecan and walnut trees. Just beyond the deck is an oversized fire-pit that will accommodate enough firewood to outlast the tallest of tales.
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Scenic Creek Views
The Bandera Creek flows quietly just behind the lodge, running east to west. The Creek is spring-fed and flows year-round. Walking trails will take you along the beautiful banks of Bandera Creek to relax and listen to the “tune of the day” Mother Nature plays for you. If you are here during dove season, Bandera Creek has several large “cold spring” swimming holes that will conquer the September mid-day heat.
Home Cooked Meals
The fare at the 4R is authentic Southern Comfort Foods. Jill is not only the most gracious of hosts’, but also a fantastic cook. For breakfast, you can enjoy homemade cinnamon rolls & venison sausage, or scrambled egg casserole 4R style. When the dinner bell rings prepare yourself for a hand cut rib-eye cooked to perfection, and a host of delicious sides. From breakfast to supper you will enjoy an array of homemade dishes that will give your body plenty of fuel for the hunt. Jill will even share recipes!
- $80.00 per night
- Breakfast $20
- Lunch $20
- Dinner $35