Vacation with Your Family and Your Horses at the

Tarpley, Texas

Nestled among scenic hills, lake, waterfall and the canyon with the Hondo Creek running throughout the property. 

Yellow Rose Ranch is the ideal place for relaxing outdoor vacations. 

Six 2-3 bedroom/2 bath lodges available 
to rent by the day, week or month.

Fully equipped kitchens, air/heat, refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee pot, toaster, linens & towels provided.  All you supply is your food!
(It is recommended guests bring their own drinking water.)

Some lodges with screened porches, lake frontage and some in wooded settings.

All lodges are non-smoking.

Vacation Fun
  • Free Canoeing & Tubing, Fishing
  •  Picnicking, Trail Riding & Swimming

Within 20 minutes of Bandera and 
 1 hour of San Antonio
Great Family Fun!

Your choice of activities is endless! 

Ride your horse on the picturesque trails, hiking, taking scenic wildlife pictures, splashing, tubing, fishing or canoeing in the lake, or just plain  enjoy the tranquility and clear star-spangled sky.

Nature at it's Best

Ride or hike through the scenic 500 acre

Yellow Rose Ranch.

Spring fed Hondo Creek with clear water lakes and abundant wildlife.

(White Tail/Axis Deer, Turkey, Feral Hogs,

Mouflan Sheep, Mallard Ducks, and Bass)

Great Shade Trees, Trails and Views

Experience the Yellow Rose Ranch!

There's something for everyone at the Yellow Rose Ranch!

Horseback Riding - Canoeing - Tubing - Fishing  Swimming - Hiking - Bird/Nature Watching

Visa and MasterCard Accepted

For reservations please call: 


Sorry, no pets and no rental horses available.


Take Highway 16 North from San Antonio to Bandera. Continue on Hwy 16 past Bandera approximately 2 miles to Hwy 470.  Take a left on Hwy 470 to Tarpley.  Continue on 470 past Tarpley to Rio Hondo Road on right (5.5 miles past Tarpley).  This road winds up over a hilll and then down and over a dam next to a lake and small park.  The first road to the left after the park is Deer Road.  Turn left onto Deer Road  and go to the end of the road and enter the Yellow Rose Ranch.