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Native & Exotic Hunting


6S Ranch provides a full range of services for hunters and our diverse terrain of canyons, hills, and pastureland plays host to big whitetail deer and breathtaking exotic animals from Africa and India.

Our 700+ acres is home to Whitetail, Axis, Fallow, Blackbuck, Red Stag, Elk, Sika, Rams, Nilgai, – just to name a few. Our close proximity to Austin (1 hour 30 minutes), Dallas (1 hour 50 minutes), and Houston (2 hours 30 minutes) makes it convenient for hunters looking to book a one-day hunt or for groups looking for a weekend hunting package.


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Lodging & Accommodations

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Nestled within the 6S Ranch are 2 fully furnished homes that occupy the commanding, sweeping views of the Texas Hill Country. We have 2 fully furnished, welcoming homes. Lodging on-site includes the option of our gorgeous Main Street 3,000 square foot, 3-bedroom, two-bath main house or our Ft. Hood Homestead, a 4-bedroom 3-bath ranch house. Whether you’d prefer sitting around any of the many gathering areas trading stories about the day’s hunt or if you are simply looking to find solitude while watching everything a Texas sunset has to offer, our lodging options have plenty to choose from.

Lodging Fee: $200/per night (single or double occupancy) and includes the following:

  • Meals prepared by our on-site Chef
  • Snacks
  • Soft drinks and bottled water
  • Fishing
  • Hog Hunting
  • WIFI
  • On-site washer and dryer
  • Swimming pool
  • Outdoor grill
  • Fire pit
  • Texas Sized-Sunsets

For all-inclusive hunting packages, visit our hunts page. For nature enthusiasts, it’s as simple as submitting your request to book information. Looking to host a corporate retreat, family reunion, or a private event? Get in touch!


Who We Are, Where We’ve Been,

& Why That’s Important

The 6S Ranch is a family-owned and operated hunting ranch in Gatesville, Texas. When we say family, that extends to members of the Benton & Stevens family. But it doesn’t stop there. We consider everyone that is a member of the 6S Ranch team family, and most importantly, everyone that visits we hold in the same regard. The 6S Ranch is located approximately 2 miles southwest of Gatesville, Texas, with 1.75 miles of its eastern border along the beautiful Leon River. The terrain at the 6S Ranch is diverse, on the northeastern edge of the Texas Hill Country, with deep canyons, creek bottoms, river bottom, rolling hills, and open range pastureland.

The 6S Ranch’s 700+ acres were put under a high fence in 2007 to better manage the native populations of whitetail deer as well as breathtaking exotic game from Africa and India. The ranch is also home to wild hogs, and Rio Grande turkeys. In addition, we’ve established herds of exotic animals, including fallow deer, axis deer, blackbuck antelope, red deer, and elk. Hunting was open in 2010 for the first time since the ranch’s establishment. Buster Patterson has remained the ranch manager since then and has become the absolute favorite of all guests who have had a stay with us. We are confident, as fantastic as our animals make as a bragging piece on the wall, the contributions to a character that we all share after an experience at the ranch is what makes us all better moving forward.

The 6S Ranch family is incredibly humbled and proud to share in memories with all those that visit the place we call home – and they call the hunting experience of a lifetime. Get in touch and request to book your stay today.

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We have made it easy for you to get your hunt on the calendar! Simply send us an email or give us a call! We are always happy to answer questions you may have or to help with special requests.


Questions? We’re Happy to Help!

We’re happy to help with any questions you may have or to provide you with additional information about the 6S Ranch.
Visit our FAQ page where can find answers to the most common questions we receive. You can reach the ranch directly by calling 512-983-3530 or email us.


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