Activities

 

Fishing

Hackberry Creek

Hackberry Creek is a stream located just 7.6 miles from Van Horn, in the state of Texas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including redbreast sunfish, smallmouth bass and rainbow trout here. Whether you're spinning, fly fishing or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good.

Carrizo Creek

Carrizo Creek is a stream located just 2.7 miles from Van Horn, in the state of Texas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including redear sunfish, channel catfish and bigmouth buffalo here. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Carrizo Creek.

Mineral Creek

Mineral Creek is a stream located just 11.2 miles from Van Horn, in the state of Texas, United States, near Allamoore, TX. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including redbreast sunfish, smelt and channel catfish here. Whether you're net fishing or otherwise your chances of getting a bite here are good.

Farmer Lake

Farmer Lake is a reservoir located just 2.7 miles from Van Horn, in the state of Texas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, rainbow trout and bullhead here. Whether you're fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Farmer Lake. If all goes well, the crappie will be hooked by your wax worms, the yellow bullhead will be biting your minnows and the rainbow will be grabbing your grasshoppers.

After your adventure, be sure to come back and share a Farmer Lake fishing report, update the details of the reservoir, share photos of your outing, details of your catch, and the GPS coordinates to help your fellow fishermen learn from your experience.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the reservoir is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!

Harold Martin Lake Dam

Harold Martin Lake Dam is a dam located just 2.7 miles from Van Horn, in the state of Texas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including warmouth, smallmouth bass and smelt here. Whether you're net fishing or otherwise your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Harold Martin Lake Dam. If all goes well, the smelt will be hooked by your bait, the smallmouth will be biting your bait and the warmouth will be grabbing your crayfish.

Sulphur Creek

Sulphur Creek is a stream located just 9.9 miles from Van Horn, in the state of Texas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bluegill, redbreast sunfish and sucker here. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Sulphur Creek.

Hog Hunting in Van Horn Texas

Thats right 1 hour south of Van Horn along the Rio Grande, the hogs have made it this far west!
Day or Night hunting allowed, 12 miles of Rio Grande river to hunt either spot and stalk, spotlight, bait etc.

Self Guided
$250 for a 2 day hunt, 3 hogs of any size
$350 for a 3 day hunt, 5 hogs of any size,
$500 for a 3 day hunt, unlimitted hogs!

Ranch house on site but currently no lodging, you can camp out no extra charge. These hogs are eating the ranchers cattle and horse feed and tearing up the ground. Lets thin some hogs out!

This ranch can support a big group for a group style hunt. Minimum of 2 hunters to book. There are alot of hogs out here but in this heat night hunting will be best. These hunts just became available this morning. First come first serve.

To book call Mike McKinny (915) 328-0645
or www.westtexashuntorg.com

I also have hog hunts available in CrossPlains on 420 acres free ranging with lodging.

Beaches

Texas has more than 600 miles of sparkling coastline inviting you to take a dip in the Gulf of Mexico's warm, welcoming waters. So throw on a swimsuit, grab a towel and hit the beach. There's a stretch of sand waiting just for you.

Bryan Beach Brazosport Area  
Quintana Beach County Park Brazosport Area  
Surfside Beach Brazosport Area  
Horses On the Beach Corpus Christi  
Padre Island National Seashore Corpus Christi  
Fort Travis Seashore Park Crystal Beach  
Galveston Island Beach Galveston  
Moody Gardens Galveston  
Parks near Kingsville Kingsville  
Sylvan Beach Park La Porte

Outdoors

In Texas, hitting the outdoors is always in. With more than 90 state parks to visit, 625 species of birds to discover and countless trails to hike and bike, we can pretty much guarantee you'll never run out of stuff to do here. In fact, our Texas-sized to-do list is overflowing with ideas for your next trip from quiet retreats to full-on outdoor adventures.

Name/City

Woodward Agate Ranch Alpine  
Wet 'N' Wild Water World Anthony  
Balmorhea State Park Balmorhea  
Lake near Balmorhea Balmorhea
Big Bend Birding Expeditions Big Bend National Park Area  
Big Bend National Park Big Bend National Park Area  
Scenic Drives near Big Bend National Park Area Big Bend National Park Area  
Amistad National Recreation Area Del Rio  
Devils River State Natural Area Del Rio  
Lake near Del Rio Del Rio

Ranches

If you're looking for a break from the thrills of the big city, Texas has over 70 guest and working ranches that offer visitors a taste of the cowboy way of life. That's real cattle, real cowpokes, real down-home meals served straight off the chuck wagon and an experience you'll never forget.

Terlingua Ranch Alpine  
Woodward Agate Ranch Alpine  
Continental Ranch Del Rio  
Bowen Ranch and Edge of Texas Steakhouse El Paso  
Indian Cliffs Ranch El Paso  
Indian Cliffs Ranch Fabens  
H.E. Sproul Ranch Fort Davis  
Overland Trail Museum Fort Davis  
Prude Guest Ranch Fort Davis  
Cibolo Creek Ranch Marfa

Van Horn KOA

10 Kamper Ln, Van Horn TX 79855