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Step Ladder Ranch Lodge


Accommodates Up to 12 Guests

  • Fully Furnished Kitchen (Dishwasher/ Gas Stove) 
  • 4 bedrooms with luxury linens and towels
  • 3 Full Baths (Master has oversized soaker tub)
  • Fiber Optic Wifi/ Smart TV
  • Kayaks and Canoes provided

Relax in complete seclusion on a private ranch with premium Little Frio River waterfront. The custom ranch house is nestled above crystal clear water on 100 acres of stunning hill country. Breathtaking views, swimming, fishing, hiking and kayaking from the back porch. The wildlife diversity is incredible with blackbuck antelope, axis deer, whitetail, wild turkey, ducks and more. Fireflies at night and many species of birds visit the feeders (kept full year round) at Stepladder. 

Enjoy luxury amenities such as 2 oversized gas fireplaces, true luxury linens/ feather down pillows, a soaker tub and separate shower in the master bath, large gas oven, Subzero fridge, a large game room with ping pong table, dart board, corn hole  and more. The huge back porch and outdoor deck  overlooking the water is equipped with a firepit and BBQ grill.

Although the ranch offers complete privacy, the drive to the charming town of Leakey is only 4 minutes. Here you can find a good variety of restaurants, shopping, a tackle store, a grocery store, a meat market and more.

*Step Ladder Ranch Lodge sits on 1/2 mile of private Little Frio Creek frontage.

On the Scenic byways of the Twisted Sister scenic HWY 337, 3 Miles from Leakey, 10 Miles from Garner State park, 20 miles from Lost Maples State park.

**A $500 refundable deposit is due at check in. Deposits made with a credit card incur a 3.5% fee. Deposits made with check or cash (no admin fee applied) will be mailed back after cleaning and inspection.
Pets are welcome! Pet fee is $20 per pet per night. Pet policy is enforced.
If applicable, the additional person fees and pet fees will be requested after booking.

LINENS & TOWELS: Our luxury linens are provided year round.  Lighter blankets are great for the summer and warm down comforters and lap blankets are put in for the winter months.  Please bring your own towels for water activities.  

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 OFF SEASON RATE – Oct,  Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb & Early March

  • $395 per night for 4 guests
  • $30 for each additional person (12 person max)
  • 2 night minimum

REGULAR RATE – Late March, April, May (until Mem. day wknd), Late Aug, Sept *Rate reduction for April, May 2024*

  • April, May $300 per night for 2 guests
  • Aug, Sept $495 for 4 guests
  • Aug, Sept Weekend Rate $540 per night for 4 guests (Fri & Sat Night Only)
  • $30 for each additional person (12 person max)
  • 2 night minimum

PEAK SEASON RATE – Starts Memorial day, June, July & Early August

  • $800 per night for 6 guests
  • $30 for each additional person (12 person max)
  • 4 night minimum


  • Spring Break/ 3 night minimum/ $800 per night for 6 guests
  • Thanksgiving/ 3 night minimum/ $495 per night for 4 guests
  • Memorial Day Weekend/ 3 night min/ $1000 per night for 6 guests
  • Labor Day Weekend/3 night min/ $1000 per night for 6 guests
  • Jul 4th Weekend/ 4 night minimum/ $1000 per night for 6 guests
  • Each additional guest is $30 per night/ per guest for all holidays

When booking online: Please do not leave a one night opening between your reservation and the reservation before or after you. If you leave a one-night opening, we will call you after your reservation processes through our online system, to adjust your reservation dates. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call 830-232-5996.

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Fell in love with this place! They have everything you need to unwind. Veronica the manager was awesome and super accommodating! Thanks for the great experience Frio River Cabins!

Elizabeth Canto


Thanks Veronica and Cat for making it possible for us a very memorable moments and cherished family time. I do highly recommend this place and cabins to all families.

Rudolfo Tovar


Veronica was so amazing !! This whole place was beautiful and the groundskeeper was so nice to my girls and talked to them about what kind of seeds for the bird feeder were being used ! I highly suggest this place !!

Vanessa Gudino

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