Stunning Pet-Friendly Cabin Rental with an Indoor Hot Tub adjacent to Fossil Rim

Glen Rose, Texas (United States)
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1 unit
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Private Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue

Adjacent to the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Texas, this pet-friendly cabin is the perfect getaway for five guests. Guests here can relax and indulge in the indoor hot tub, enjoy the sunshine on the deck, and warm up in the sauna. With 900 plus acres to explore, guests and pets alike will never be bored.

Located on hilly, country-like terrain with miles of pet-friendly trails, this cabin offers perfect privacy for couples, small families, artists, and anyone wanting a personal wellness and cleansing retreat. Guests have a great starting point to explore the 26 miles of fossil-laden, pet-friendly trails on the organic and sustainable 900-acre ranch and sanctuary. There is also a studio next door for musicians, yoga enthusiasts, dancers, and others to use.

The ground floor is an open space, with the kitchen, living area, dining table, and built-in hot tub. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything guests will need for cooking and preparing meals, as well as a dishwasher, a gas stove, and an oven. In the hallway upstairs is where guests will find a half bathroom and the laundry and workout area with the sauna.

On the second floor is the main bedroom, with a queen-size bed and has a door that opens onto the deck. The other bedroom on the second floor has a queen-size bed, as well as an extra single futon. Central heating and air conditioning have been installed for guests' comfort all-year-round.

No matter the weather, guests can be outside on the covered patio, which has a huge fossil stone table and propane barbecue. This pet-friendly rental is just under a mile off the county road that leads to Fossil Rim's Overlook and Glen Rose, so it is both accessible and secluded. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Air mattress
  • Cell service
  • Telephone
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Icemaker
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • Washer
  • Fan
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Air conditioning

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

  • Supermarket
  • Amusement park
  • Museums
  • Shopping

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


  • Feeding animals
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Wine tasting
  • 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

. Free cancellation up to 7 days
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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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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