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TETRA Region 3 Pole Canyon Ranch Ride

  • 29 Sep 2023
  • 3:00 PM
  • 01 Oct 2023
  • 1:01 PM
  • Pole Canyon Ranch Quitaque Texas


  • Anyone present for TETRA ride

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TETRA Region 3 Pole Canyon Ranch Ride 

Quitaque Texas

September 29-October 1,2023

Join us at Pole Canyon Ranch in Quitaque, Texas.  Rich in Texas history, you won't be disappointed. Located eight miles south of Quitaque, home of Caprock Canyon State Park, and the Caprock Canyon Trailway.  It is located along the Caprock Canyon Trailway, Monks Crossing with easy access to the famous Clarity tunnel. 

Pole Canyon Ranch, managed by Phil and Lynette Barefield, it is accessible yet remote from the busy outside world. Established in 1911 by Lynnette's grandfather, Jim Taylor, and his brother, who rode their horses into this area in December of 1910 in search of land.

The ranch is now part of the Walter Taylor Estate and encompasses about 6,000 acres of beautiful canyon lands with running water in several of the spring-fed creeks. Abundant game and beautiful scenery make each excursion a memorable adventure.

The ranch has electric and water hookups with reservations made through Pole Canyon ranch website.  They offer a bath house with shower and toilets.  A fully furnished ranch house is available for rent, with reservations made through Pole Canyon website. 

2:00PM Friday check in: provide current negative Coggins, confirm registration and sign liability release. Ride on your own.

6:00PM Friday bring your favorite appetizers to share meet and greet.

9:00am Saturday ride out at 9:00am or ride on your own. 

Saturday night potluck dinner at 6:00PM. TETRA will provide the main dish.  Riders bring their favorite side dishes.

9:00am Sunday ride out.  Break camp and clean up camp area, out by 2:00PM

Ride fee is $20/member and $35 for non-members.  Children 18 years of age and younger, are no fee, with a paying, riding adult.  

Make your RV hook up and pen reservations for camping at Pole Canyon  Go to  Pole canyon does not 'block' the campground for this event.  Reserve early.  Pens and sites are first come first serve, they are not assigned, but must be reserved before you arrive.

There is plenty of room for primitive camping and space to put up electric fencing or portable corrals  For questions about the campground, email Pole Canyon at or call 806-455-1446 or 806-269-1446.  

Questions about this ride, contact Chuck Manning at 940-390-9188.  Register for this ride at 

Account will be credited for future rides if cancelled. To request a refund, minus an administrative fee of 10%, please email

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