October 22 - November 21

Friday thru Sunday

Hours: 11AM - 8PM (weather permitting)

In case of rain we will close.

Only a mile and a half from Stephenville you will find our 2nd Annual Fall Festival on our beautiful 50-acre ranch. Bring your family and friends to a truly fun Fall event.

Eat, play, and relax—A Real Texas Experience!

Great American Lone Star Ranch

5396 S US HWY 281, Stephenville, Texas 76401

• Cost: $20 per person, kids 3 and under are free. 


• Price includes everything except food, store items, animal feed, and pumpkins. Free parking.

• Call for questions and information, 254-431-1108

• No need to purchase tickets ahead of time! Pay at the gate and stay until closing if you like!


One of the best Fall events in this part of Texas!  All of our award-winning attractions that travel all over America will be part of our 2nd Annual Fall Festival!

Great American Petting Farm


Pet until your heart's content! Llamas, deer, wallabies, huge variety of goats and sheep, mini zebu cows, mini donkeys, chickens, ducks, geese, ponies and so much more...

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Great American Pony Trail Ride

Our beautiful pony trail ride with purebred Welsh ponies is really fun for kids that love horses. Our gentle Welsh ponies are very large ponies and they love their job.

GASCAR Crazy Animal Races

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A really fun race with a wide variety of racing animals. Three shows a day. Funny and very entertaining.

Farmyard Follies

A funny, educational, and entertaining animal behavior show that features sheep, goats, llamas, a goat milking demonstration, Hustler—the incredible special needs mini horse with a prosthetic leg, wallabies, the tamest deer in America, and so much more! 

Three shows per day.

Porky's Express Pig Train


A pig train so adorable that even parents want to climb aboard for a picture.

Cowboy Bootcamp

truly fun adventure with 14 different stations that are agriculture and cowboy related. Something for all ages, including toddlers.

Stations include:

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Gold Panning

Pan for gold like in the Gold Rush days out west!

Cowboy Campout

Find shelter in a covered wagon and have a cowboy cookout over a faux fire just like in the old west days!


Horse Saddling

Life-size stuffed animals that kids can brush and put real saddles and bridles on. From cinches to curry combs, kids get to practice and learn how to care for a horse.

Milk a Cow

A life-size, fiberglass Holstein cow kids can milk! Of course it's water that re-circulates through the bucket and it's a clever way to teach kids how to milk a cow.

Dress Like a Cowboy

Chaps, hats and boots. Dress like a real cowboy!

Rope a Steer

Steer horns on a bale of straw and a saddle set on a barrel with a rope. Talk about fun! Even the adults love this station!


Old-Fashioned Go Fish Game

Kids can try their hand at catching a magnetic fish! Catch enough and win a prize bag filled full of fun and educational toys!

Craft Station

Make a flower out of coffee filters, a pipe cleaner and paint! So beautiful!

Corn Box

A sandbox filled with corn—and filled with fun! Kids spend hours playing in the corn with trucks and tractors.

Horseshoe Toss

This is a classic, old-fashioned, cowboy game! Fun for all ages!

Music Station

Old farm equipment makes the best music!

Eggs To Market

Kids practice collecting eggs and shopping for produce before they check out with the cash register! So much fun!

Build A Scarecrow

A truly fun fall family activity!

Dino Dig

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Kids spend hours digging and discovering unbelievable dinosaur bones!

Pumpkins for Sale

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Let your kids pick out their very own pumpkin to take home and carve into a jack-o-lantern, or stock up for your fall decorations or homemade pumpkin pies! Prices vary.

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Pedal Tractor Area


An all-time favorite! Kids have great fun pedaling authentic old-fashioned, die-cast replicas of traditional farm tractors!

Potato Launcher

Hours of fun for kids of all ages!

Giant Sand Box


An all time favorite! Tonka trucks, trackers, and sand castles — the possibilities are endless!

Kids spend hours galloping around the "arena" on their "trusty steeds"! 

Stick Horse Arena

Corn Hole

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An all-American game loved by young and old alike!

Photo Opportunities

From adorable animals to gorgeous antiques, Great American Lone Star Ranch offers some of the most unbelievable photo opportunities for you and your family!

1910 Chuck Wagon

Our gorgeous, authentic 1910 chuck wagon will greet you as you enter the Great American Lone Star Ranch Fall Festival!

Dianne's Ranch Diner

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Our Diner will be open, serving plate lunches and dinners off our Texas inspired menu. Enjoy delicious entrees, sandwiches, hot soups, salads and desserts on our beautiful deck.

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For Dianne's Ranch Diner menu visit


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"Y’all!!! If you have not been to this Gem right outside of town, then you need to make plans to go now! The girls had a great time today and they even have a restaurant there to eat on the deck and the food is amazing!! We spent about 5 hours today and I was forcing the kids to leave! We ate lunch on the patio at Dianne’s ranch diner and enjoyed the Great American Lone Star Ranch Fall festival before and after lunch! Great American Lone Star Ranch And Dianne's Ranch Diner."


   - Brittany

"This is a must if you have kids or Grandkids. They will love it! Also, come hungry! The food is amazing and you get large portions. We were there last week and we can’t wait to go back!"


   - Melony

"Absolutely fell in live with this place yesterday! Delicious food, beautiful setting, & friendly staff. Worth every mile of the drive from North Richland Hills, & can’t wait to go back."


   - Brenda

We hope to see you at the Great American Lone Star Ranch 2nd Annual Fall Festival! 

Call 254-431-1108 for information and questions.

Location: Great American Lone Star Ranch

5396 S. US Hwy 281, Stephenville, TX 76401

Boomerang Jack made it to Great American Lone Star Ranch's Fall Festival

Dianne Linderman Introduces Great American Lone Star Ranch's 1st Annual Fall Festival

A wonderful family day at Great American Lone Star Ranch's Fall Festival

By visiting Great American Lone Star Ranch, you are supporting our beautiful animals, our families and our staff and helping us to survive the Covid-19 pandemic which caused our business to lose nearly 100% of its revenue. If it were not for you, we would not have been able to survive. We are very grateful for the support of our incredible community and hope you enjoy your time here at Great American Lone Star Ranch and Dianne’s Ranch Diner.


To prevent the spread of Covid-19:


  • If you have been exposed to COVID-19 recently or have symptoms of COVID-19 (such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath), please protect your friends and neighbors by staying home. 

  • If you have existing health conditions or are otherwise concerned about contracting COVID-19, please remain safely at home. 

  • By visiting Great American Lone Star Ranch, you agree to follow all posted social distancing and sanitary guidelines. 

  • Because everything we do at Great American Lone Star Ranch is outside, and there is plenty of room for social distancing, wearing a mask is not required. If you would like to wear a mask, please feel free to do so.

  • Handwashing stations and hand sanitizer are provided and readily available to all guests and employees.

  • We follow all local and state health guidelines. 

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S US Hwy 281 

Stephenville, TX

1 ½ mi