X-Bar Ranch Nature Retreat
X-Bar Ranch Nature Retreat is located in West Texas hill country, about 63 miles (100 km) south of San Angelo. From cabins to campsites and more, the X-Bar Ranch can accommodate those wishing to stay overnight under dark skies. This location far from large cities is used as a base camp for people wanting to explore state parks, caverns, trails and a pure night sky. The astronomy-friendly family ranch hosts of the Eldorado star party in the fall.