Lake Godstone™ is a wildlife and sports retreat ranch facility on 188 acres of wooded meadow and forest surrounding Lake Godstone; a 40-foot-deep stocked lake with three sandy beaches, six partially covered docks with canoe moorings and swim ladders. The lodge sleeps 35 people in four large private bedrooms and two upper floor dormitories with a large, long fully furnished porch overlooking the lake, a large classroom, large, covered upper night sky viewing deck, water slide, trail restrooms and showers, kids sand playground and fire pit with seating for 50 people. It is rented “all or none” to one group at a time. We also rent a three-bedroom guest home, 2 group campgrounds, 5 secluded tent-sites, one motor home/large RV group campsite, four fully furnished cabins, three primitive cabins, primitive campsites and we include a sports complex featuring a field house/coaches' quarters (available for rent), sand volleyball, basketball, soccer and baseball practice fields and an observatory with telescope. We also have a 4-mile hike and bike trail. With six miles of auto friendly gravel trails and another four miles of dirt and rock mountain bike-and-hike trails and plenty of wildlife in the forest around the lake and the grasslands of the upper meadow. Nature lovers and birders will be thrilled. In addition to Lake Godstone™ we have three fishing ponds including a new crappie pond below Lake Godstone. Rent our side-by-side UTV's, golf cart, or our pontoon boat, kayaks, canoes, pedal boats and rowboat and expand your adventure and enjoyment of our 188-acre retreat ranch. The parking lot will handle 30 vehicles. Free Wi-Fi is campus wide.
The two-story Lodge has four bedrooms, two upper floor dormitories, three bathrooms inside, a bath with showers outside above the water slide, a private sandy beach, a classroom with tables and chairs, couches and large screen TV, upper deck, large patio with restaurant booths overlooking Lake Godstone (fish off the porch) couches and chairs, large fire pit with rock seating, private boat dock with two kayaks and a canoe, large fully-equipped kitchen with three sinks, two stoves with ovens, two large fridges (and a third on the porch), two washers, two dryers, a dishwasher, a den with two couches and large screen TV, two large dining tables, a commercial ice maker, largely parking lot for 25-30 cars, a minnow tank, a fish tank, an aquaponic greenhouse, hot food table, high speed Wi-Fi, telephone, solar panel system with backup battery in case of power outage, propane grill, propane BBQ, 2 charcoal grills, sand fenced playground, waterslide, burglar alarm system and a great view of the lake and one of our many wildlife feed stations. Wi-Fi is free. Book here now. See our 2022 Reviews. Or take an awesome photo tour. The fishing in Lake Godstone™ is awesome and we have three sandy beaches.
Wireless Broadband Internet
Parking and facilities
Parking available, Parking lot, Parking Included, Private Garden, Private Playground , Private Porch
Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Low allergen environment, Suitable for events, Pets welcome, Smoking not allowed, Suitable for elderly or infirm , Wheelchair accessible
Row Boat, Canoe/Kayak, Foosball, Golf cart, DVD-Player, Stereo system, TV (Antenna), TV (Cable) , TV (Satellite)
Kitchen and dining
Charcoal grill BBQ, Electric BBQ, Gas BBQ, Blender, Children's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Grill, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Spices, Toaster, Vacuum cleaner , Water purifier
Lake, Rural , Waterfront
Bathroom and laundry
Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Clothes dryer, Essentials, Shower, Towel set , Washing machine
Heating and cooling
Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Central heating , Heating available
Internet and office
Wireless Broadband Internet , Telephone
Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit , Smoke Detector
Credit cards accepted
Low allergen environment
Smoking not allowed
Suitable for elderly or infirm
Check in: 04:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM
From Jacksboro go west 1-2 miles on hwy 380 to hwy 4 then south 14 miles to Halsell Road then west (right) on a windy, hilly gravel road for 4 miles to Lake Godstone™ on your right. You’ll know you are here when you see the 8 foot cedar fence on your right and the overhead power lines. Address is 4636 Halsell Ranch Road, Jacksboro 76458. Call 940-275-0908.
A wildlife and sports retreat ranch serving church and families with a 35 person lodge, cabins, campgrounds, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, nature feed stations, sports fields, rental watercraft and UTV's, a store and lots of wildlife viewing opportunities on six miles of all-weather trails.