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Black Beauty Ranch

#2 of 3 things to do in Murchison Features Animals
Murchison, TX
903-469-3811
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Sanctuary for God's Creatures

Had no idea what to expect. This Ranch should be on a bucket list of beautiful thoughts and deeds... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Delaw
,
Houston
Awesome Experience

We attended their open house. They were offering tours by either a bus or hay ride. Based on the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
aprilstrick
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Lorena, TX
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Animals that have been abused and/or abandoned can live out their lives in peace on this ranch, which was started by writer Cleveland Amory. Open to the public on Saturdays only.
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“open house” (2 reviews)
“sanctuary” (4 reviews)
“tigers” (4 reviews)
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Murchison, TX
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903-469-3811
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had no idea what to expect. This Ranch should be on a bucket list of beautiful thoughts and deeds. It is located in an absolutely gorgeous area of Murchison, TX - a winding county road under a canopy of huge old trees brings you to...More

Thank Delaw
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We attended their open house. They were offering tours by either a bus or hay ride. Based on the fact that it was 90 degrees, we opted for the air conditioned bus. This animal sanctuary is huge. They have tons of beautiful horses, tigers, emus,...More

2  Thank aprilstrick
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had the privilege of visiting Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch this past weekend. The ranch is a safe haven and forever home for many species of animals who have come from horrible backgrounds. We saw horses, burros, chimps, pigs, turkeys, cows,...More

5  Thank UnknownHouston
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Love the fund raising dinners at Black Beauty Ranch - Dinner Under the Stars, Dinner in the Barn, etc. A magical place for humans and animals.

4  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I visited Black Beauty ranch as part of a group of volunteers who wanted to help the ranch in any way we could. One group picked up trash up and down the country road leading to the ranch, another did some fence painting, and another...More

6  Thank DogMother113
Reviewed 22 June 2013 via mobile

Absolute must see! However, out of respect for the animals, it is only open to the public twice a year (April and October). Plan ahead if you want to visit. Definitely worth it!

11  Thank Nadams01
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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 9 April 2006

Several of us were at an HSUS conference in Dallas. We knew when the conference ended, we were heading for Murchison. It was a little difficult to find because our group is direction-challenged. But we did find the "burro" sign, and turned in. The ranch...More

13  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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