Located in the Texas Hill Country on the north shore of Lake Travis, Candlelight Ranch’s 40 acres include a beautiful grotto and spring-fed creek surrounded by grasslands and oak mottes. The Ranch’s main facilities are wheelchair accessible and can accommodate groups as large as 40.

Core facilities include:

  • Travis Hamner Pavilion — a large, covered pavilion with picnic tables for group activities, meetings, and dining
  • Reese’s Treehouse — one of the largest wheelchair accessible tree houses in the country with 500 square feet of play space and the ability to sleep seven in bunk beds
  • Fisher House — the original homestead on the property features one bedroom, a living area, dining area, and kitchen that can be used for meetings or as needed
  • Gerry’s Playground — onsite playscape with swings, slides and more
  • Accessible restroom and bathhouse that includes showers and toilets
  • Two large teepees that groups are free to utilize for gathering or camping
  • Fire pit, fire ring, gas grilles
  • Healing Hearts Stable
  • Martin Food Forest – wheelchair accessible garden
  • Chillville – an interactive water feature
  • All terrain wheelchair
  • Challenge Course
  • Low ropes course
  • Tamer’s Trail
  • Texas Materials Island – for fishing, canoeing and kayaking

When not delivering mission-based programs, the Ranch’s facilities and programs are available for other groups or partners looking to host corporate retreats or team-building events.


Our Programs
Children in Nature

At Candlelight Ranch, underserved children are provided with customized experiential programming that includes science and nature activities.

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Families in Nature

These special days are free events for families with children that face unique challenges and barriers to normal outdoor experiences.

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Military Families in Nature

Family Days are open to active-duty, veteran, gold-star, or other service-member families with children.

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Camp Dreamcatcher

Summer camp in a safe and supportive setting for children and families who are survivors of abuse and neglect.

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Corporate Retreats

Candlelight Ranch is the perfect venue to host a corporate retreat, team-building session or group event.

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