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Mesquite, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Foothills Safari Camp was a neat adventure. We were in Wolf Cabin. It was so cool! Like a tent inside but a cabin on the outside. Don't prepare to unpack. Tiny area to hang clothes. Cabin faced the pond where all the animals came to drink in the morning and evening. LOVED watching them. Breakfast buffet had a good choice... More 

Thank Carolyn F
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed in the safari "tents" years ago and now that our kids are a little older, we decided to take a quick trip back. The safari camp at Fossil Rim is, in my opinion, the best of both worlds! You get the fun of camping out with the bonuses of a hotel. There are only a handful of tents... More 

Thank Bella1949
McKinney, Texas
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

4th trip, back for the first time in 4 years ... every time has been with kids who are now 13 and 9. The tent cabins are fabulous, small and encourage you to explore outside (the fenced area anyway). The breakfast was simple but great and the best part is that the entrance to Fossil Rim is included for the... More 

1 Thank Dqubed
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This is our third time to the Safari Camp tent cabins and it just gets better and better. Only a short two-hour drive from North Dallas (Richardson), Fossil Rim Foothills Safari Camp lodging make for a wonderful getaway near the city. If you can stay Sunday through Thursday, the rates are better: at $150 a night, you also get entrance... More 

Thank Overwhelmed0610
Frisco, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

What is not mentioned much is the view, may not impress someone from Colorado, but there is a wonderful upper hill country view from the tents. There are quite a few animals that hang around, mostly deer but some of the more exotic animals make it by as well. They get real close. Only downside for us is that it... More 

Thank TXMajellan
Weatherford, Texas
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59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

One of my favorite places around. They look like tents but are actually permanent structures complete with air conditioning and heat. With showers and really comfortable beds everything you need is right there. When the sun goes down, listen and you will hear the Mexican Grey Wolves begin to howl, nothing like it!

1 Thank Stonecat
Valley Mills, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We came here for our anniversary. We chose the tents because it seemed more secluded. Definitely not very romantic though in separate beds. Still really cool. Nice evening view of the watering hole. The rooms are sufficient and have A/C and shower and bathroom. You go for the experience. Breakfast was really good. We chose to do the early morning... More 

1 Thank FallonJ10
Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

This is trip we had been wanting to do for sometime and we were not disappointed. Seeing and feeding the animals at Fossil Rim is always a treat and educational. The Safari Camp tents were very cozy and comfortable (it was very cold out but comfortable in tent). Our group brought in food so we could maximize time at Safari... More 

3 Thank texaspaddler_8
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

2 adults and one child (11) stayed in one of the Foothills tents last night over Spring Break. Had a great time! The tents are nice with a bathroom with shower (don't expect to take more than 1 hot shower in a row as the hot water tank is small). There are 2 twin beds built in with a window on... More 

2 Thank Julie M
Joshua, Texas
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184 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This was our first stay at the Fossil Rim Wildlife center. We've been to the center before and considered staying but never did until last weekend. The tent is quite comfortable but it is small. The beds turned out to be more comfortable than we expected. We also had dinner at the pavilion the evening we stayed. The salad and... More 

1 Thank David E

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fossil Rim's Foothills Safari Camp consists of “tents” that are made to look like safari tents in Africa. The Camp is a two acre fenced enclosure overlooking one of Fossil Rim’s most popular wildlife watering holes where a variety of animals can be viewed.Each Tent Cabin is custom designed and fitted with two twin beds, fresh linens, a private bath, ceiling fans and central heat and air. A scenic wildlife drive and a hot breakfast is included in your stay.You can relax on your own small patio, stroll over to the guest pavilion or gather at the observation deck and trade the day’s stories with your fellow travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foothills Safari Camp at Fossil Rim

Address: 3022 County Road 2010, RR 1 Box 210, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Region: United States > Texas > Glen Rose
Price Range: $178 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Fossil Rim Safari Camp Hotel Glen Rose
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“Dama, Grevy and Oryx have the best views from what I could tell.”
 of 5 bubbles Bella1949, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“can bring your own drinks to camp/tent.”
  • View from the camp grounds ...
  • From inside the camp ground ..
 of 5 bubbles Dqubed, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All 7 cabins are great, but liked Damas and Grevy's best for view from porch”
 of 5 bubbles Overwhelmed0610, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you're staying with family or really good friend, only a flap between sleeping are and bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles TXMajellan, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Every tent is laid out the same, however for more seclusion ask for the one farthest away from the pavilion.”
 of 5 bubbles Stonecat, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
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