Country Woods Inn

420 Grand Ave. , Glen Rose, 76043 USA (Show map)
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Voted Top Family Vacations and Best Kid Friendly this rustic farm will take your breath away. Walk to historic downtown square on lighted riverwalk. Wooded valley on the Paluxy River with scenic Walking Trails, Barnyard Animals and Campfire Circles. Fish and swim in the river. MInutes to FossiL Rim and Dinosaur State Park .Turn of the century guest houses, quaint cabins, Santa Fe Railroad Car and a Main Lodge for receptions and reunions. All on 40 secluded acres. We can accommodate up to 45 people! For memorable Wedding Weekends or exceptional Family Reunions this is the place. Chapel in the Woods! Watch the moon rise over the hillside from the rocking chair on your porch. Feed the horses apples. Pick wildflowers in the meadow. Our privately owned, home style accommodations run the gamut from rustic to luxurious, country charm to antique elegance, and secluded quiet to center of the action. Most of all, you will find more to do than you can shake a calendar at.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.0
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness4.0
  • Onsite Dining3.3

Best place in Glen Rose

5 on April 10, 2012

What a wonderful place to stay! My kids were excited to stay in a converted rail road car. There were old toys in the front. My youngest LOVED the old tricycle. We hiked the trails, found a hidden path to the river. Splashed and played there for hours. Fed the animals at the petting pens. Breakfast is served in an old barn! My kids loved eating and watching the animals. The kids enjoyed roasting marshmallows and hot dogs over a campfire. They had tons of fun, not even counting all the tours and day trips we did all around the area. We will definitely be coming back!

Our new family getaway

4.2 on July 03, 2008

Everything went so smooth. We stayed in the railroad car and It was much bigger inside than I expected it to be. The chapel was precious and the horses were so friendly. I had my morning coffee on the porch with horses. I was suprised there was a hamock and sandbox and slide for the kids. There was also plenty of outdoor furniture for sitting and a nice hiking trail. The children were delighted. We hope to come back on a weekend to try the breakfast.

Charlotte's Web in Real Life

3.4 on May 05, 2008

STAY HERE, but be informed. We have stayed in many a BnB, and this is by far the kid-friendliest there is!! We stayed in the Railcar, which was exciting enough for the kids; but remember, this is a railcar, ONE room, it was a little chilly, the beds could use some WD40, but were adequate for a weekend with plenty of pillows and blankets. Movies and books were provided. A small fridge for drinks and snacks, a small stove and microwave. We ate out so I'm not sure about the utensils,etc. The decorations were great and added to the fun. The 'Cabin in the woods' was literally right next door, so this is not secluded. We enjoyed the trails but do NOT attempt to go up the mountain if you have small children or are unprepared to slide back down. Take a walking stick. The barnyard was WONDERFUL. The kids could have spent most of their time here feeding and petting. We used the campfire for s'mores. The breakfast, although kid friendly, was disappointing for adults. But eating in the barn with the horse stopping by to visit for a carrot was worth it, at least one day. And surprisingly, NO SMELL. The swimming hole is not on property but is literally right next door to walk to, but it is public, so may become crowded, but there is plenty of room. There is a STRONG current in some areas, so be careful, but it is ankle shallow in alot of places, so nice for wading. It is part of Big Rock Park, very cool to see. Remember you are on a farm, so keep food enclosed, we had a little visitor in the night (a mouse). We will return, the kids loved it.

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Rooms & Rates

The Saddle House

Small Cottage with 2 full beds in one room, full kitchen, large claw foot tub with shower, and living area on satillo tile floor. WiFi, SAT TV, DVD. Large glass windows overlook the meadow, wooded hill and riverside. Playground outside. Steps to Riverwalk to Downtown. Cookout grill. Private campfire circle. Dogs are welcome in the Saddle House! $25 fee.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double

The Carriage House

The original hay barn for the animals, this cabin has 1 queen bed and 1 full bed, shower bath, full Kitchen and a charming reading room. Front porch overlooks the corral where the horses hang out! Campfire circle and cookout grill. Bring wood/charcoal.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

The Santa Fe Railroad Car

Step back in time to another era in this renovated Box Car nestled in the woods. 2 Bunk beds (all twin beds) Full Kitchen, Sitting area and old fashioned bathroom with Claw Foot tub. Rock Terrace. Use campfire circle by barn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 4 Twin

The Prairie House - North Wing

North Wing has 2 bedrooms. 1 queen bed and 1 king bed in separate rooms. Small kitchen and claw foot tub/shower. Porch with rocking chairs overlooks meadow. Cookout grill. Bring wood/charcoal for nearby campfire circle.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

The Prairie House - South Wing

South Wing has 2 bedrooms, with 1 full bed and 1 queen in separate bedrooms. Old fashioned kitchen and quaint living room. Unique rock shower bathroom with rock floor! Cookout grill. Bring wood/charcoal for nearby campfire circle.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

The Main House

The Main House will sleep 12, Large dining room with harvest table and small country kitchen, living room with fireplace, sprawling rock patio and extensive grounds for receptions or events with gazebo. Overlooking river. Family loft upstairs. Three bedrooms downstairs. Campfire circle, cookout grill. Bring wood and charcoal.

  • Maximum Capacity: 12
  • Beds 2 Queen , 4 Double

The Trails End Vintage Airstream

Live the dream in this vintage Airstream! 2 twin beds and a fold down booth that makes a full bed, shower bath, kitchen, wifi, DVD. Tucked into the wooded walking trail overlooking the meadow. Near Rail Car if you need more room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

The Hideout Vintage Airstream

Tucked into the wooded trails you may see the deer pass by! 4 bunk beds, shower bath, large sitting area with game table, kitchen has fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, DVD/flat screen. Hammock, tree swing, picnic table, Adirondack chairs overlooking meadow with horses.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 8 Twin

East Wing-The Farm House

East Wing has 2 bedrooms: 1 queen and 1 full bed, small kitchen, and claw foot tub/shower bathroom. Rock porch overlooks the barnyard and corrals.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

West Wing-The Farm House

West Wing overlooks the river and has a stained glass bedroom with 1 full bed and 1 full futon. A large, old country kitchen and a rock shower bathroom bring you back in time. We recommend that the West Wing be rented along with the east wing.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double

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Location Type

River, Countryside, Downtown, Mountains, Small town


Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth) 75 miles

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Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Eco-tourism, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Dinosaur Valley State Park, The Promise (outdoor musical), Lake Granbury, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Two 18 Hole Championship Golf , Granbury Opera House, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Tours, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn, Homestay, Farm, Cabin, Ranch

On-site amenities

Wedding Facilities , Breakfast Barn, Trails, Campfire Circles,, Birdwatching, Riverwalk to downtown, Fish,swim,hike,bike, WI Fi, Kitchens, Porches

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Microwave, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 12:00 pm
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Super family friendly
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: None



Helen and Wendy

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Resident Pets

Petting Barnyard

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  • Time Served: 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Barn