Desert Safaris, LLC

H.E. Sproul Ranch

Located 7 ½ miles from Fort Davis at 1900 Sproul Rd., the H.E. Sproul Ranch is a historic working cattle ranch offering guest suites, catering and meeting facilities. All suites offer the latest amenities, including refrigerator, microwave, satellite tv, dvd player, coffeepot, internet access, pillow-top mattresses and quality linens.

Photo of cabin on Sproul Ranch

Other activities available at the ranch include:
use of the hot-tub and swimming pool

4×4 scenic tours

This tour is a true 4×4 experience. You will travel to the top of Cook Mountain overlooking the ranch headquarters and be able to view magnificent mountain scenery in every direction. You will also have a chance to view abundant native wildlife, including mule deer, white tail deer, aoudad, javelina, many species of birds and more! The trip ends in Frasier Canyon, which is filled with native trees and plant life, including Oak, Alligator Juniper, Madrone, Ponderosa Pine and more. Frasier creek also runs seasonly. For pricing please call 432-426-2500.

Sporting Clay

Built in 2005, our sporting clay range includes custom built trap tower with three throwers and four shooting stations. All action is controlled by remote from the twenty-foot oversvation platform above the tower. All guns and ammunition are provided.
For pricing please cal 432-426-2500.

and hunting

The Ranch offers more free range hunting opportunities for West Texas game than any other ranch in the area. Texas elk hunts offer an experience few other hunters have ever enjoyed. We also offer trophy and management mule deer hunts, as well as aoudad, turkey, antelope, javelina and blue quail hunts. Every hunt offered at the ranch allows access to spectacular scenery and gives the hunter an experience to be remembered. All hunts are fully guided and meals and accommodations are provided at the Ranch. Prices are available upon request. For more information on hunting, please contact Roy Hurley at

Phone: (432) 426-2500

Rocking W Ranch

Primitive cabin and electrical hook-up with water. Mule deer, white-tail deer, aoudad, mountain lion, javelina, European boar, white wing dove, mourning dove, quail and small game available for hunting. Guiding optional.

Day and overnight camping available also.

Contact: Tom Lee Waterston

Phone: (432) 426-2522 (please call in the evenings)
Address: 42803 Hwy 17, Fort Davis, TX 79734


CF Ranch

The CF Ranch, located between Alpine and Fort Davis, Texas offers hunts for Mule Deer, Elk, Pronghorn Antelope, Aoudad (also known as Audad or Barbary Sheep) and a variety of game birds and small game animals. Lodging is also available.

Phone: (432) 364-2251
Address: P.O. Box 689, Alpine, TX 79831

JDC Ranch Partners (Rancho del Cielo)

Located 30 miles North of McDonald Observatory on Hwy 118; 7 miles south of Kent. Guided Hunts – Trophy Aoudad, Javelina. Management deer hunts.

Phone: (915) 828-3542
Fax: (915) 828-3556
Address: P.O. Box 3076, Kent, TX 79855