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The Cowboy Chapel

The Cowboy Chapel

16+ guests
1 bedroom
9 beds
6 baths
16+ guests
1 bedroom
9 beds
6 baths
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The Chapel is a 2,160 sf dormitory style alcohol free getaway for large or small families located in a campground along the banks of the river. Perfect for reunions!

Air mattresses, cots, and bedding provided for up to 16 people. Ask us about bringing RV's.

Also available for weddings & meetings.


Air conditioning
Free parking on premises

House Rules

Our aim is to keep things as family friendly on the property as possible.
- Dogs on leashes are allowed (there is no fenced yard).
- Smoking outdoors is permitted. No smoking allowed indoors.
- We have a 10pm quiet time and a midnight curfew (no noise heard outside of the chapel). We live here too.
-We are alcohol free.

14 Reviews

Katy User Profile
July 2017
The cowboy chapel is awesome. This is our second year renting it and it has everything you need. The place is clean and walking distance to the river. Tom and his wife are very nice, touch base before check in and are very accomdating.Can't wait until next year.
Alessandro User Profile
July 2017
Tom and Paula are amazing. They made sure our experience was way beyond perfect. The chapel is perfect for large groups and the possibility to use the river is amazing!
Henrry User Profile
July 2017
Tom's place is much and far better than what you see in his profile. The Cowboy Chapel is big but the whole property offers so much outdoor space and he made himself available if we needed him.
Katy User Profile
August 2016
Tom was really accommodating for my family reunion. The place is just as described and the setup makes it very adventurous. The kitchen has everything you need. The price is amazing for all the people in my group. The river does get busy on Saturdays so plan accordingly. The s…
Allison User Profile
July 2016
The listing was just as was described and how it looked in the pictures. Tom and his wife were very helpful and even gave our kids a ride on the golf cart down to the river on a hot afternoon. Everything worked in the cabin and the beds were surprisingly comfortable (even air m…
Santos Griselda User Profile
Santos Griselda
July 2016
It was the best location for family with kids.
Heather User Profile
July 2016
Tom and his wife greeted us when we arrived to see if we had any questIons and to make sure we had everything we needed. You can tell they take good care of the property and were very attentive. The property was accessible to the conveniences of nearby San Marcos but felt like a …


Hosted by Tom

San Marcos, Texas, United StatesJoined in February 2009
Tom User Profile
14 Reviews
We are a Mom and Pop campground who have been in operation here at the San Marcos River Retreat for 25 years with a passion for conservation and preserving the beauty in nature for the next generation. We started our love for the San Marcos River back in the '70s when we discover…
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