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Challenge your rock climbing skills on our 40-Foot Climbing Wall and then propel yourself 675-foot toward Mallard Lake on our Double Zipline.

Wake up early, get a bass boat or fish from the dock at the fishing shack at Mallard Lake. See if you can break the 11 lb. 4 oz. record!!
While at Rough Creek Lodge, you have to visit our newest friends, Gracey with her babies Sidewinder and Twister, the miniature goats, Cowboy, the mini-horse and rabbits that we can’t keep up with to name!

Enjoy some fun in the sun or relax your tired muscles in our Outdoor Family Pool complete with 66-foot Slide, Lazy River and Hot Tub.

We have a great new area for kids (of all ages!). The Kid’s Ranch features foosball, air hockey, ping pong and video games. In the evening, children are invited to a party with nutritional meals and fun; mom and dad can have a nice, quiet dinner in the lodge restaurant for the best Texas family vacation.
Share stories around one of our two limestone fire pits while roasting marshmallows and indulging in rich, chocolate-y s’mores.
Round up the kiddos for an excursion to search and dig for fossils. The fossil hunt includes a bag, picks to dig for fossils and an informative book describing the different types of fossils.
Tomahawk Throwing competitions date back to the earliest years of American history. Try your hand at one of the oldest sports of our country.

Challenge a friend to an old fashioned game of Horseshoes or Washers. We have pits next to the pergola behind and Main Lodge and near the Pavilion and Cabins.

Try your hand at our nine-hole Disc Golf Course. The course begins right behind the main lodge. Discs are complimentary for your use and available at the Beretta Room.

Our two-person canoes are a great way to relax, exercise and explore Mallard Lake

Discover what the hill country has to offer while biking on our beach cruisers through the countryside. You may also bring your own Mountain Bike to enjoy our challenging five-mile trail.

Enjoy our five mile nature trail around Mallard Lake. Visit the Enchanted Forest and enjoy the native wildlife surrounding Rough Creek.

Visit the Children’s Playground near the Cabins and Pavilion. It has swings, a slide and a climbing wall to keep even our smallest guests entertained.

Enjoy a game of pickleball with your friends! Test out your Michael Jordan skills at the basketball court!

Enjoy the beautiful scenery while maintaining your fitness regimen at our 24-hour fitness center.

On a rainy day, enjoy one of our Xbox consoles and enjoy a game from our library. They are available in the Loft and at Live Oak.

Schedule an old fashioned hay ride for a group of your friends or family.

Challenge your athletic ability and climb Gunn Mountain, a spectacular view and the highest point at RCL

Listen to some live music under the stars at Loco Coyote Live Entertainment. Call ahead for music schedule and ticket pricing— 254-897-2324.

Other activities for an additional charge

Practice on your golf game while at Rough Creek! Rough Creek brings you the latest in ball-tracking technology with the Toptracer Range.

Our national sporting Clay Association ten-stand course features multiple traps on each stand and is the finest course in the area.
A fast and furious game of Wobble Trap Shooting will test even the most experienced shooter.

Enjoy a round of Five-Stand Clay
Shooting with the assistance of our professional hunting guides.

Elevated covered shooting platform, steel targets located at multiple distances commencing at 100 yards and wind direction indicators. Remington 700 bolt action / 308 caliber sniper rig available for use equipped with long range optics, Harris bi-pod, rear monopod and anti-cant level.

Relax your tired, aching muscles with a sumptuous massage our luxurious Spa with a View. Treatments include massages, facial, and body wraps. Services are available from 8:00am to 8:00pm, seven days a week. Therapies are also available in the privacy of your guestroom. The Spa Pool is a quiet oasis overlooking Mallard Lake.

Enjoy the Paintball recreation field, perfect for team or individual play. Our guides are always on hand to assist in this fun game.
Enjoy a guided Bass Fishing excursion on Mallard Lake or Chalk Mountain Lake. Our guides know all the hot spots.

On 11,000 acres, 60- and 90-minute tours are guided by our experienced wranglers or bring your own horse and enjoy the freedom of riding our trails.

Drive the 9.5 mile scenic wildlife park road in your own car at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Visit the petting pasture, nature trails, and the Nature Store and Cafe. For tickets call 254-897-2960 or visit for more information.

Squaw Valley Golf Club is located in Glen Rose just 15 miles from Rough Creek Lodge. Squaw Valley Golf Club is home to 36 holes of Championship Golf, and is consistently rated as one of the top courses in the state, including a 4 1/2 star rating from Golf Digest Magazine, and home to the #1 and #4 municipal courses in Texas by The Dallas Morning News. Squaw Valley features beautiful vistas of century old Oak trees and Squaw Creek that meanders through both courses. Our professional and courteous staff of PGA professionals will make your visit one to remember. Squaw Valley is open seven days a week and tee times are accepted five days in advance.
Visit for more information. Please see the Concierge or call 888-670-1223 for tee times..

Visit Dinosaur Valley state Park and see the 113 million-year-old dinosaur tracks in the Paluxy River bed, 254-897-4588.