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Sleep in Authentic Railcar Rental for Unique Experience near Fort Worth

4.9 17 Reviews

"The rental was very unique and is in a beautiful location up against a ridge at the edge of a pasture. It is very convenient to Dinosaur Valley Stat…"

Aaron, guest in July 14, 2020.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Perfect for fishing

    The host recommends this activity

  • Free cancellation if cancelled at least 7 days before check-in

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Entire Caboose

Caboose • 4 guests • 1 Private Bathroom • Private Kitchen

About this place

Cabin on the SAME river 113 million-year-old dinosaur tracks were just discovered minutes upstream in Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Guests can step back in time to another era in this renovated boxcar nestled in the woods near Fort Worth, Texas. It sleeps four guests in two bunk beds, which are made up of large twin beds. There is a full kitchen, a sitting area, and an old-fashioned bathroom with a claw-foot bathtub.

Outside, there is a rock terrace to enjoy as well as a vintage playground children will love.

This property has a stunning chapel on-site that overlooks the river, a popular location for smaller weddings. There is a traditional bell tower and stained glass windows creating an antique atmosphere. The site has a number of porches with rocking chairs and picnic areas with tables, allowing guests to relax among nature.

There are also campfire circles with rock surroundings and seating areas on the Barn patio. The hosts provide a full breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings in the Barn, March through November. Wi-Fi is also available nearby.

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2 beds

  • 2 Bunk beds

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

  • Microwave

  • Fireplace

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Property reviews

4.9 - 17 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old

  • Children allowed 2-12 years old

  • No Pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

  • Minimum age to rent: 18

  • Some spaces are shared

Units are pet-friendly (no cats). There is a $25 pet fee and pets MUST be leashed when outside and crated when inside left alone.

Guests should be sure to ask about the site's special deals in case one applies.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

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Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund.

If you cancel before check in day get a 50% refund.

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether or not the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. Should you cancel at any time, you will not receive a refund.


Location and surroundings

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Glen Rose, Texas (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket

Activities near Glen Rose, TX

  • Swimming on-site

  • Horseback riding on-site

  • Biking on-site

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing on-site

  • Climbing on-site

  • Fishing on-site

  • Wine tasting on-site

  • Wildlife watching on-site

  • Tennis on-site

  • Golfing on-site

  • Feeding animals on-site

There are many onsite and offsite activities available for families as well as couples. All across the property, there are hammocks and tire swings, which are for all to enjoy, getting rocked slowly into relaxation by the gentle breeze of Northern Texas. In addition, there are many farm animals on-site, which glampers can pet and feed. Basketball and volleyball courts are available for guests upon request.

With the river just a few steps away, glampers can try their hand at fishing, too, and there are many paths that lead right down to the river where guests can swim and sunbathe. Other activities and entertainment at and around this property include bird-watching opportunities and tricycles and rocking horses for the kids.

Nearby, guests can visit the various dinosaur and fossil museums, parks, and exhibitions in the area, especially given that Glen Rose is known as the "Dinosaur Capital of Texas." There are also many different types of restaurants, from worldwide chains to quaint local businesses. It's very easy for guests to go canoeing, kayaking, and tubing in Glen Rose too, and there are three popular destinations in town where guests can rent the necessary materials to do so.

For the avid golfers in the group, the Squaw Valley Golf Course is a 36-hole course that is conveniently located nearby.