Pet-Friendly Rental Perfect for Family and Friends near Glen Rose, Texas

Glen Rose, Texas (United States)
Vacation Rentals
1 unit
18 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This five-bedroom, pet-friendly guest house is perfect for a family vacation. The rental is just a short distance away from Glen Rose and was the original ranch manager's house and overflow housing. It has been stylishly redecorated and furnished for guests total comfort. Of the five bedrooms, two bedrooms have king-size beds, two have queen-size beds, and the last has two single beds. Additional futons and couches can sleep six to eight more people. Three living areas come together so family and friends can gather together for some quality time, or small groups can spread out. This cozy, elegant ranch style house makes guests and pets feel right at home for family gatherings, reunions, board meetings, and more.

Wi-Fi, central heating, and air-conditioning have been installed in the guest house; there is also a washer and dryer. The kitchen is well-equipped with everything guests will need to cook a meal for the whole family, including a gas stove, an oven, a microwave, and a Vitamix blender. In the front, there is a covered porch that runs the length of the property and out back a patio with a grill and plenty of outdoor seating for the family and friends to enjoy a meal together.

This pet-friendly property close enough to the county road for quick trips to Fossil Rim’s Overlook Area with the cafe, gift shop, and Animal Contact Area, and into Glen Rose, but far enough off the road for quiet and solitude. Get outside and enjoy the outdoors while exploring the ranch's trails and ravines from this great, pet-friendly rental. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Juicer
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Fireplace
  • Toiletries
  • Washer
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Docking station
  • Games
  • Sound system

These pet-friendly guests houses every amenity necessary for the most comfortable stay possible. Each house has a washer and dryer, is stocked with coffee, tea, and the cooking basics, and has a propane grill.
After an exciting day outside, guests can fire up the grill and enjoy a family barbecue. While there are fire pits, the ranch is often under a burn ban due to the remote location and because the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is downwind. There is plenty of parking for glampers, even for boats!

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Guest Services

  • Front desk service

Location + Surroundings

  • Bus station
  • Supermarket
  • Health facility
  • Town/City
  • Tourism office
  • Fuel station
  • Airport
  • Train station
  • Antiquing
  • Amusement park
  • Bowling
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars

This glamping property is one of three unique vacation rentals located on this 1,125-acre, private, working ranch—located outside of Glen Rose in Somervell County, Texas. Guests who stay here will see goats and cows along with wildlife, and the ranch is situated on one of the highest points in the county, offering nearly endless vistas and fun to explore ravines. The property shares a fence with Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and is less than thirty minutes away from Dinosaur Valley State Park and Big Rocks Park on the Paluxy River. Guests will also enjoy 26 miles of fossil-laden trails to explore.

At this property, guests will be less than two hours away from most any part of the Dallas/Fort Worth area and 1.5 hours from Waco. Detailed directions are provided to renters. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Wine tasting
  • Feeding animals
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Safari/Game drive
  • Hiking

Between the ranch activities and the amazing surrounding landscape glampers and pets will have no lack of adventure and fun. For pets' safety—and to protect the property's wildlife and other visitors—pets must be leashed when outside. Many visitors never leave the ranch, they spend their time hiking the pet-friendly trails, enjoying the scenery from the front porch, or fishing in the catch-and-release catfish pond.

High Hope Ranch provides passes to the local swimming pool at Oakdale Park. Oakdale Park is proud to have one of the largest swimming pools in the state of Texas called “The Plunge” 0151it's a great place to take the kids on a hot Texas day. The hosts can provide information on local restaurants, shops, and attractions for any guests who wish to venture outside the ranch to explore the surrounding area.

For a little bit of history, guests just need to visit the Paluxy Heritage Park in Glen Rose. It is a final resting place for several historic dwellings from an earlier time in Somervell County. There is a log home, an early stone home, an early school house, and several other historic structures to visit and study. Paluxy Heritage Park is a great place to relax or enjoy the river walk.

The ranch also has discount tickets for Fossil Rim and the Promise.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion.
  • Refund does not include Glamping Hub service fee.
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Additional Information

Please let the host know how many adults, kids, dogs (and if they are crated or uncrated) will be staying at this rental.

There is a refundable damage deposit of $250 required at this property.

Guests who wish to bring their horses, can do so for an additional fee. The quote will show the refundable security deposit, which will be billed separately if guests prefer. Please speak with the host for a quote. Read more

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