The adventure you've been waiting for

Situated on 1,200 acres in the piney woods of Palestine Texas, Dead Cat Ranch is the adventure you’ve been waiting for. If you’re seeking an outdoor destination to relax with the people you love, you’re going to love our ranch. Give us a call to book a stay.


  • ATV Trails

    ATV Trails

    Our scenic four-wheeling trails in Palestine, Texas offer more than five miles of diverse terrain. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to ride, you’re going to love the ATV trails at Dead Cat Ranch.

  • Fishing

    Fishing

    Come explore the quiet and serene fishing pond at Dead Cat Ranch. Enjoy lunch under the gazebo or ride a paddle boat while watching the sunset. Guests are welcome to use our fishing poles and tackle.

  • Clay Shooting Range

    Shooting Range

    We have three shooting ranges on Dead Cat Ranch, including a 200-yard rifle range, a 25-yard pistol range, skeet shooting and a tactical course. Our shooting range is available to our guests or for special events. Bring your own guns or rent one from us.

  • Hot Tub / Pool

    Hot Tub & Pool

    Swimming is often the perfect ending to a hot day in East Texas. Come relax in our outdoor hot tub or jump into our full-sized, in-ground swimming pool with grotto!

  • Indoor outdoor games

    Indoor & Outdoor Games

    We have a lot of fun indoor and outdoor games at Dead Cat Ranch, including ax throwing, archery, cornhole, horseshoes, life-sized checkers, Jenga, chess, and more.

  • Walking Trails

    Walking Trails

    Dead Cat Ranch features relaxing walking trails where you can stroll and enjoy the Texas wildflowers, butterflies, and the natural beauty of East Texas.

  • WiFi Available

    WiFi Available

    Stay connected. We’ve got WiFi and a land line at the ranch club house so you can check your emails, make phone calls, and more.

  • More things to do

    And more

    There is so much to do at our little getaway. Contact us to find out more. 


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