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James D Smith Sr. 1969ish

50 Nights of Summer

By | Specials

We are celebrating 50 years as a Family-Owned and Operated Business with 50 Nights of Summer. Receive $50 off Log Cabin or Log Suite stays Sunday night – Thursday night, May 28 through September 29, 2019. Use Promo Code: 50NIGHTS.

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James D Smith Sr. 1969ish

Our History

By | History
We are celebrating 50 years as a Family-Owned and Operated Business! 1969 1974 1982 1998 Every so often, across this great and bountiful country, Mother Nature is especially kind to a certain small slice of her landscape. These special places are distinguished by their visual or geological esthetics as well as an intangible “energy” or “feel” about them. The Retreat at Artesian Lakes is such a place, and for over a century has served as a retreat for outdoor and nature enthusiasts, a special place for respite and rejuvenation. The story begins eons ago when this land was in the center of an “ox-bow” of the Trinity River for many thousands of years. What this means is that the river...
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Horseback Riding & Carriage Rides

By | Horseback Riding

Equestrian services are provided by our on-site concessionaire, Tempe Creek Ranch, from Livingston Texas. Canoes are available to rent at front desk and horse rides can be set up by calling (936) 967-0719.
Effective July 1, 2019 we will be closed for Trail Rides on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. However, if you have a special event or a group of 5 or more people who are wanting to do a trail ride on one of these days please call to make a reservation.

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Hilltop Dining Room

Saturday Dinner Buffet

By | Dinner Buffet

Saturday, December 8, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Salad Bar

Roast Angus Sirloin Strip with Mushroom Sauce
Oven Roasted Filet of Pangasius with Crawfish Sauce

Accompanied by;
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fresh Vegetable Medley

Homemade yeast rolls

Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing

Iced Tea & Coffee included
$24.95 plus tax & gratuity
Reservations required

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The Grille

By | The Grille

“The Grille”, Open Friday – Saturday, 11 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., during Spring Break and from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
The Grille is closed off season.


Hamburger with chips: $6
Cheeseburger with chips: $6.50
Hebrew National Hot Dog with chips: $4.00
Sodas: $1.00
Orders must be picked up at Hilltop Restaurant

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