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Unforgettable views,
Lasting memories

Welcome to a once-in-a-lifetime experience where the wonders of the cosmos and the beauty of nature unite for an unforgettable family adventure.

April 6th - April 10th

Why Come to 6S River Ranch?

Our Location

6S River Ranch lies in Gatesville, TX, directly in the path of the best places to watch the eclipse. At these locations, the moon will perfectly cover the sun, plunging the surrounding land into total night. With the proper eclipse safety glasses, you can even look up and see the edges of the sun in a beautiful flare of light and color. The moon will pass over our ranch on April 8th, 2024 from 1:37 pm to 1:43 pm CST. Whether you come for the day or stay the night on the riverfront, your kids will remember the day for decades.

Map of eclipse trajectory

Our Land

6S River Ranch boasts 900+ acres of meadows, riverside, ponds, valleys, hills, and pastures. Far from outside light pollution and the hustle-and-bustle of city life, you can experience the hospitality of the Texas hill country, from one family to another. Spend a day with long views and friendly folks, and rediscover your love for adventure. You’ll get to watch as the land is covered in total shadow with your loved ones by your side. Who would want to miss it!

Our Activities

6S River Ranch is host to tons of family-centered activities like hiking, fishing, wildlife spotting, and horseback riding. Spend time enjoying nature and exploring the diverse terrain during the day, and return to your campfire for some delicious smores at night. Not far from modern commodities like grocery stores and casual dining spots, you will still have the chance to grab any last-minute snacks. 6S River Ranch also has many exotic animals to watch in their natural habitats, including zebra, axis deer, buffalo, and ostrich. On top of all that, you and your family will get to watch the rarest and most stunning celestial event at the best place to view it from.

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  • 900+ acres with meadows, riversides, ponds, valleys, hills, and pastures.
  • Secluded from light pollution, offering a genuine Texas hill country experience.
  • Activities include hiking, fishing, wildlife spotting, horseback riding, ATV rentals, and skeet shooting.
  • Live music and Texas BBQ available at campsite.
  • Nearby access to groceries and dining; camping and smores at night.
  • Home to exotic animals like zebra, axis deer, buffalo, and ostrich.
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