Frijole Ranch, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Frijole Ranch, also known as Guadalupe Ranch, Spring Hill Ranch and the Rader-Smith Ranch, is located in Guadalupe Mountains National Park in extreme west Texas. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1978, and represents a significant period in the settlement and ranching of the Guadalupe Mountains.
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  • This small ranch, preserved as it is, is a great look back to the history of ranching in this area. The main buildings were not open on my visit due to COVID-19, but there were interesting posted...  more »
  • It was closed when we were there. But, the trail north to the spring is a nice easy walk.
  • This is a wonderful way to transport yourself into the past. There are some old ranch buildings such as house, barn, outdoor kitchen, school, etc... There is a little spring running through the lawn. There also is paved sidewalks all around the building. Definitely worth a portion of your time!

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