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Dead Man's Pass Ranch

A historical south Texas Landmark with over 2,200 acres & legendary hunting grounds!

The Hunting Lodge

If you enjoy sunsets then look no further, Del Rio was rated the best place in Texas to experience the grandeur of the Texas sunrise or sunset by then US Business Report. Our South Texas hunting lodge views are fantastic.

Our Facilities

Our facilities are fully equipped to process your trophy. We have a skinning rack with hydraulic wrench, fully lighted for late night returns and warmed by a pot belly stove. We also have a large walk-in cooler and meat prep room.

Our Amenities

Our recreational and entertainment facilities include: pool, darts, horse shoes, ladder toss, 1/2 court basketball, and electronic basketball. Amenities also consist of Satellite TV with the most movie channels and wireless internet connectivity. We also have a swimming pool to cool you off after a day hunting on this south Texas hunting ranch.

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History of the Pass

There are two legends behind the naming of the pass. We are uncertain as to which is actual legend.

The Dead Man's Creek Legend

The creek was named for a traveling peddler who was robbed and killed by outlaws in a pass on the stream in the 1880s. Reportedly, the outlaws openly sold the stolen cloth and kitchenware to workers building the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway.

The Legend of the Dead Man's Canyon

The canyon was named for several skeletons, the remains of apparent victims of Indian attacks that were found there by early settlers about 1870. Either way, this pass has become a part of Texas history and is in the process of becoming a historical site.

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