Circle J Guest Ranch is a rural event venue and campground/retreat situated on a beautiful ranch property approximately 70 miles Southeast of Dallas.

Our guests enjoy 100+ acres of beautiful untouched wilderness, natural springs, and a 2-acre spring fed pond for fishing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, or just laying around, soaking up the sun. There is also a swimming pool at the main house for your enjoyment.

We offer Private, Semi-private, and Group sponsored events.

Please consider us to host your next wedding, reunion or group outing. When not reserved for a Private or Semi-private event we are open as Men’s campground/retreat. The men’s campground and retreat is open by reservation, 7 days a week through our season, which runs from March 1st through December 17th.

While the retreat is closed during January and February, RV snowbirds are welcome for extended stays throughout the winter months. For reservations, please call us at 903-479-4189. If no one answers, please leave a detailed message with a call back number and we will return your call at our earliest opportunity. or email us at check in times are from 8am - 8pm and check out is 3pm on your date of departure.

Events 2016


New Year's Celebration

The years pass too quickly

Thursday, December 31 thru Sunday, January 3

Well ring out the old with friends and family, and bring in the new by the light of the campfire. Reflecting on the year that is passing, and looking forward to all the possibilities that the baby new year brings

Annual Crawfish boil

Friday, May 6 thru Saturday, May 7

AAAAYYYEEEE!! It's time to get da pot roilin, and do some crawfish boilin, y'all! It's time for da annual Crawfish boil! So good, so hot n spicy it'll make you slap your Grandma! Dem crawfish will be boiled with the corns, the mushrooms, the potatoes and da good louisanne sausages! Grab your favorite guy, they don't have to be Cajun, but it show do help, and come on out for a big Fais do-do!

Memorial Weekend

Friday, May 27 thru Monday, May 30

the unofficial beginning of Summer! Swimsuits and Sun! But, It's also a time to remember and honor those who serve and have served in our nations military. We'll have lots of good food, good campfire, great swimming at the pond or pool, and of course our Saturday Night Recognition of Service Members at the campfire! All current or former service members will be recognized and honored for their service to our nation!

4th of July / Mitch's Birthday!

Friday, July 1 thru Monday, July 4

July is here and it's time to celebrate the birth of our nation and the birth of our Mitch! There'll be a pool party on Saturday afternoon with a water volleyball tournament and cool libations to quench your thirst! Oh yes, we'll have  lots of pig for dinner! 

Labor Day Weekend

Friday, September 2 thru Monday, September 5

Fall is just around the corner....Labor Day is here, the unofficial end of Summer....Last Splash.....But...Just because summer's coming to a close, it doesn't mean the fun is over! While we are saying goodbye to the summer season, we'll open the door for the fun of the coming fall!

Halloween Weekend!

Friday, October 28 thru Monday, October 31

Halloween's coming early this year! The ghouls and goblins will be out and about this weekend at the J!  We'll be having a Saturday late morning hayride on the backroads around the ranch! Pumpkin carving will be happening all afternoon, followed by our haunted hayride to the campfire, with our costume party and contest!

Chili Cook-off & Turkey Shoot

Friday, November 18 thru Sunday, November 20

It's the 9th annual Turkey Shoot and Chili Cookoff Weekend!  The Fire Dancers will be here hosting the events and target shoot contest!  For all you chili lovers, pack your pots, your cooking surface, and chili ingredients and show us what ya got! From mild to wild WE LOVE CHILI!  Contestants will be judged in two categories, Best overall Chili and presentation.  Saturday day trips are free for this event and women are welcome to attend or compete!

Thanksgiving Weekend... closed

Thursday, November 24 thru Monday, November 28

We'll be closed Thanksgiving Weekend, but we'll be back Tuesday 11/29 and ready to go for a post holiday get away from the family weekend!  We'll kick back on Saturday with some hot apple cider around the campfire!

End of 2016 Season

Campers still Welcome...

Monday, December 19 thru Thursday, March 2

As the end of this season closes, we would still welcome all guests, just give us a call or an email. However, there will be no food service, beyond hot coffee.

Closed for a Private Event.

Please enter the PIN provided to you by the event host to see more details about this weekend.

Tuesday, December 27 thru Wednesday, December 28


New Year's Eve!

Friday, December 30 thru Sunday, January 1

The end of the year is upon us once again!  It's time to ring out the old and bring in the New!  Father time will be slowly fading away while the baby new  year will be screaming down the chute at midnight!  Come celebrate the New Year, Country Style....Gather round the fire and raise your glass of champagne surrounded by good friends as we count down to the New Year!


Circle J Guest Ranch

Reservations are always required.

Phones are not manned 24/7 if no answer, please leave detailed message and call back number and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Phone: 903-479-4189

Eustace, TX
United States

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