Texas Forts Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Eldorado: X Bar Ranch Nature Retreat

Photo by TXDOT

The X Bar Ranch encompasses 7,100 privately-owned acres of diverse terrain including ample native flora and fauna, scenic vistas and magnificent sunsets over gentle rolling hills. X Bar Ranch offers its guests private, comfortable and uniquely-decorated cabins, a lodge and guest house set in pristine natural surroundings on the western edge of the Texas Hill Country.   While discovering the joy of relaxation, we also cater to outdoor enthusiasts who crave a natural and secluded setting to take full advantage of all recreational opportunities. Group activities/events are welcome and are booked on an exclusive-use basis. The quiet and intimate nature of the X Bar is also welcoming to individuals, couples or families wanting to take advantage of our Bed and Breakfast facilities. Experience this rare combination of natural beauty, outstanding facilities and warm, friendly folks who enjoy sharing their place of enchantment with you. 


  • 8300 Farm-to-Market 2129
  • Eldorado, Texas
  • 76936


Hours & Fees

  • Contact for reservations and pricing.

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Map & Directions

From Eldorado to lodge: Take US 277 South toward Sonora, 3 miles south of town (at BJ Well Service) turn right (west) onto FM 2129- 18 miles later turn into Live Oak Lodge entrance on left side of road. Do NOT turn in at rock with X Bar Ranch on it, you have 5 more miles to go.