Calf Creek Ranch

Welcome to Calf Creek Ranch where you can retreat from your daily routine. Sit on a swing by the fish pond under 100+-year-old live oak trees, sip a glass of tea and catch a cool breeze. You are on a working cattle ranch owned and operated by the sam...

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Welcome to Calf Creek Ranch where you can retreat from your daily routine. Sit on a swing by the fish pond under 100+-year-old live oak trees, sip a glass of tea and catch a cool breeze. You are on a working cattle ranch owned and operated by the same family since the 1880s. The Ranch House at Calf Creek is over 130 years old, with light fixtures originally designed for oil. The ranch has bluffs where Native Americans camped and surveyed the countryside. Scattered around the ranch are Native American mounds, burial sites, and artifacts. The land is typical of the Edwards Plateau of Texas, with mesquite, prickly pear, and live oaks. So come, relax and become a part of the history of the Real West.

Calf Creek Ranch was founded in 1880 by Johann and Johanna Wilhelm. Because of the high quality of the wool produced, Johanna Wilhelm was known as the "Sheep Queen of Texas."Calf Creek Ranch is in the heart of Texas, located northwest of Brady and northeast of Mason. Its topography is typical of this geographical region of Texas. Vegetation includes live oaks, mesquite, prickly pear, and other native plants to the region. Wildlife includes deer, turkey, dove, turtles, snakes, armadillo, rabbits, lizards, roadrunners, blue herons, and the rare golden-cheeked warbler.

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