Waterfalls Ranch at Frio Canon - Real County, Leakey, TX

The Waterfalls Ranch is by far the most unique ranch offering available in the Hill Country. Located in the Frio River Canyon, the ranch is part of the Frio Cañon community offering numerous amenities in addition to the spectacular aspects of the ranch itself. The ranch itself offers a spectacular live water creek flowing in front of the wonderful newly placed and aesthetically pleasing one bedroom Drop House; along with exceptional views, privacy, hardwood filled canyons, hiking trails, and diverse wildlife! In addition, the Frio Cañon community offers so much more including well-appointed common areas to fully enjoy the very private stretch of the Frio River, private community events, community entertaining facilities, concierge services, a gated entrance from the highway providing additional security, improved roads, gun range, hiking and biking trails, community water, etc.


The Waterfalls Ranch is located in the Frio Cañon community. The entrance to Frio Cañon is 5.9 miles north of Leakey. Kerrville is only an hour drive. San Antonio is less than 2 hours and Austin is less than 3 hours; both easy distances for a night or a weekend.

Topography, Rangeland & Habitat

The ranch has several extensive canyons, multiple side canyons and 3 prominent high points with topographic relief of more than 440 feet! The property is a woodlands mix typical of this dramatic part of the hill country where the divide country of the Edwards Plateau breaks into the river canyons. Tree species located on the ranch include Spanish Oak (aka Texas Red oak), live oak, Lacey Oak, massive chinkapin oaks cherry, walnut, Texas Madrones, hackberry and juniper.


In addition to white-tailed deer and other native wildlife, this part of Real County is home to many free-ranging exotics including aoudad, red stag, sika, elk and feral hogs. A wide array of migratory birds can also be found on the ranch depending on the time of the year.


The ranch has a brand new (440 SF) fully furnished drop house so the new owner can begin to enjoy the property immediately. The drop house is one bedroom with reclaimed wood floors, a full bath, kitchen and living area, accented with porches overlooking the creek and main canyon off the front and a side canyon in the back. A perfect locale for a morning cup of coffee while watching local wildlife getting their days started.

The ranch currently has several hiking trails allowing for great accessibility and the upper portions of the ranch can also be accessed by 4WD vehicle.


In addition to the access and use of the East Frio River via the community’s common areas, this ranch has its own live water creek flowing through the main canyon and then out to Bybee Creek and onto the East Frio.

Potable water from the community water supply company currently services the homesite so there is no need to drill a water well.


Buried electrical service is provided to the Drop House.


The ranch and the community offer year-round recreational opportunities including bowhunting, fishing, paddling, swimming, hiking, biking, riding, target shooting, jogging and the list goes on!


Open space portions of the ranch are taxed based on 1D1 Wildlife Valuation. Wildlife management measures are in place currently and will convey.

Frio Canon Amenities

Very private stretch of East Frio River. Private community musicals and other events are regularly held, concierge services if lock and leave is desired, gated entrance and some paved roads, with additional community roads slated to be paved during spring 2024. Gun range, maintained hiking and biking trails, Jeep trails to incredible sundowner and other key locations.

Nearby Airports

The Real County Airport is located on the north side of Leakey (less than 10-minute drive) and has a 3,975 paved runway. The Kerrville airport has a 6,000 runway and Uvalde’s Garner Field has a 5,256 runway; both of these airports are about 1 hour away.

Area Attractions

Leakey offers a variety of services including: numerous restaurants, a small grocery store, a feed store, hardware store, auto supply, convenience/fuel and a couple of liquor stores. Leakey hosts the annual July Jubilee around 4th of July weekend including a rodeo, a well-attended parade, a fair and a street dance. Garner State Park and Lost Maples State Parks are also nearby.

Waterfalls Ranch at Frio Canon

Real County, Leakey, TX

230± Acres

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