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Things To Do Near Slye Ranch

There are many local attractions accessible within a few miles of the Slye Ranch. Guests will find plenty to do, including hiking and fishing in Isle du Bois State Park, which is only 2 miles away—or you can just relax in our cabin with all its amenities.
Fishermen overlooking valley

Local Activities

Events at Ray Roberts Lake State Park

(512) 389-4800

Ray Roberts Marina

(940) 458-7343
The Lake Ray Roberts Marina complex has everything you need for a fun day at the lake or a permanent home for your boat, no matter what the size or type.
Only 9 miles away from the Cabin!
Rental of Pontoon boats, single person kayaks, Hobie kayaks and stand up paddle boards available.
Web: rayrobertsmarina.com

Isle du Bois State Park

(940) 686-2148
My favorite thing to do is go to Isle du Bois State Park 2 miles west of Cabin right at dusk to see all the wildlife come out. You can walk on the paved trails and the deer will be within sight. Additionally, the beach where you can swim is extremely clean and fun to swim at. 
Fishing at Isle du Bois: No License Needed - Did you know that no one needs a fishing license or stamp to fish inside the boundaries of a Texas State Park? Regardless of age, or where you're from, the Free Fishing in State Parks makes it possible to fish anytime you like, once you've entered the park, no license required. 
Canoes and paddle boats are available to rent at Isle du Bois State Park Store.
Web: everytrail.com

Family Fishing Guide

(940) 391-5534
Family Fishing Guide, Jim Walling, guarantees a great day on lake Ray Roberts!
Web: ucatchemguideservice.com

Jet Ski Rentals

(469) 369-6686
Located on beautiful Lake Ray Roberts.
Web: rayrobertswatersports.com

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

(940) 686-4600
Less than one mile away!
Web: sharkarosa.com

Horseback Riding at Black Mustang Ranch

(817) 915-8455

Western Son Distillery

(914) 324-0008
Web: westernsondistillery.com

Wilbanks Paints and Pasos

(940) 686-5345
A horse breeding farm dedicated to producing fine Paints and fine Paso Finos. Located about a mile west of the Cabin!
Web: paintsandpasos.com

Roller Skating and Hockey

(940) 218-6959
Lone Star indoor sports and events center.
Web: lonestarrink.com

Self-Guided Tours in Pilot Point and Aubrey

(940) 382-7895
Pilot Point: discoverdenton.com
Aubrey: discoverdenton.com

City of Denton

(940) 349-8200
What to do in Denton, including swimming, tennis, golf and more.
Web: cityofdenton.com

Water Works

(940) 349-8800
Go to the Denton Water Works park for a day of swimming and fun.
Web: dentonwaterworks.com

North Texas Horse Country Tour

(888) 381-1818
Wind your way through the beautiful Horse Country of North Texas.
Web: texaslakestrail.com

Denton Art and Jazz Festival

(940) 565-0931
A celebration of the arts in a community known for embracing and nurturing music, dance, choral, drama and the visual arts.
Web: dentonjazzfest.com

Texas Tulips

(940) 230-6512
We prepare the bulbs for you so the bulbs are ready for planting!
Web: texas-tulips.com

Pope Heritage Farm

(469) 964-8679
Breeder of the Straight Egyptian Arabian Horses. Call Ceil and Biff Pope to tour their farm!
9967 GM 2931
Pilot Point, TX 76258
Email: c3pope@aol.com
Web: facebook.com

Bonnie and Clyde Bank

Visit the Farmers and Merchants Bank where the movie Bonnie and Clyde was filmed and today is one of the best antique stores and art galleries to visit.
Web: movie-locations.com


Find and exchange hidden treasures!
Cabin's location: geocaching.com

Lake Ray Roberts Resource Guide

Lake Ray Roberts 

(800) 792-1112
Texas Parks and Wildlife has some great information on Lake Ray Robert.

Isle du Bois Campground 

(940) 686-2148
A fantastic campground on Ray Roberts with lots of amenities and things to do.

Corp of Engineers 

(940) 686-0261
More information on Ray Roberts

Lake Map

Lake map with the two campgrounds withing the Lake Ray Roberts State Park.

Ray Roberts Bike Trail

Excellent biking and multi-use trails.

Local Services

Hooves and Paws Pet Hospital

(940) 365-9430
For all your large and small pet needs
Web: aubreyvet.com

Equine Vet

(940) 686-2600
Dr. Paul Morris DVM
Web: superpages.com

D&L Farm and Home

(940) 365-9536
A fun place to shop and hang out to check out the baby bunnies and chickens and all yoru home gardening supplies and ranch feed supplies. To purchase a unique gift go by D&L Farm and Home and talk with Scott or Keith.
Web: dandlfarmandhome

Paul Taylor's Saddle Company

(940) 365-2902
If you want to visit a real western supply store check out Paul Taylor's Saddle Company for all your equine and ranch needs.
Web: paultaylorsaddlecompany.com

Financial Fitness

(940) 365-3115
If you need a good CPA or financial planner.
Web: financialfitnesstx.com

Aubrey Pharmacy

(940) 440-0400
If you need your prescriptions filled or over-the-counter drugs go to the Aubrey Pharmacy.
Web: aubreypharmacy.com


(940) 566-4888
Patrick R. Ruehle, DDS, PA
Web: patruehldds.com

Brad's Automotive

(940) 365-9006
The best honest mechanic in town
Web: automd.com

Bass Champs

(817) 439-3274
Web: basschamps.com

Xcite Baits

(940) 324-3507
Web: xcitebaits.com

Get Wet Watersports

(972) 746-3429
Boat rentals.
Web: getwetwatersports.co

Wet & Wild Rentals

(972) 746-3429
Boat, waverunner, kayak and paddle boat rentals.
Web: wetandwildrentals.co

Pelzel Barber Shop and Salon

(903) 816-1813
This is the place for a haircut prior to your picture being taken for the winning photograph at the fishing tournaments. All the old fellas in Pilot Point get their hair cut by Al and the younger men and all the ladies get their hair cut by Gretchen Pelzel.
Web: facebook.com

Texas Fishing Forum

The best place in Texas to talk fishing!
Web: texasfishingforum.com

Field Division

Some of the best voices that have stayed here at the Cabin!
Web: fielddivisionmusic.com

Best Angler in Pilot Point

Dan Wilson is the one who told us years ago to "start renting out that Cabin of yours."
Web: flwfishing.com