Holly Lake Ranch

Holly Lake is a recreational resort community two hours east of Dallas and just north of Interstate 20. Its 3,500 acres are set against a lush backdrop of East Texas pines. Established in 1971, the resort hosts more than 20,000 vacationing guests each year with 1,550 families living on the development full-time.


  • Family Fun
    Activity Center

    The center provides a variety of games and activities for the whole family.


    Arcade games and a pool table await gaming enthusiasts.

    BBQ/Picnic Areas

    The resort features three designated picnic areas.

    Movie Theater

    With several first run movies being shown daily, there’s something for everyone.


    A newly updated playground provides hours of safe fun.

    Snack Bar

    Enjoy a light snack at the Holly Lake Snack Hut.

    Outdoor Activities

    For a nominal fee, guests can rent canoes from Holly Hut.


    Bait can be purchased at Holly Hut or at the Chevron station down the road.


    Spend an afternoon on the eighteen-hole course, followed by lunch at the Four Seasons.


    Maps for the four hiking trails can be found at the Activity Center.

    Mini Golf

    Located near the pool and Activity Center, equipment can be signed out at the Activity Center.

    Pedal Boats

    Spend a morning on the lake - boats can be rented from Holly Hut.

    Personal Amenities
    24-Hour Patrolled Security

    24-Hour Patrolled Security - The resort grounds are carefully monitored, providing peace of mind.

    Country Store/Mercantile

    Visit The Mercantile for souvenirs.

    Fitness Center

    Open 24 hours a day.


    Enjoy the convenience of on-site facilities and nearby dry cleaning.

    Silver Café

    Enjoy gourmet beverages including delicious coffee flavors, wonderfully warm lattes and cappuccinos, or exotic teas - located near the front desk.

    WiFi Hotspots

    Several WiFi hotspots are located around the resort.


    Rackets and birdies can be signed out from the Activity Center.


    A half court is located at the Activity Center and a full court can be found by the pool.


    Two horseshoe pits are located on the east and west side of the ranch.


    Cues and pucks can be signed out at Holly Hut or the Activity Center.


    Five courts are available to members and guests.


    Sand volleyball equipment can be signed out from the Activity Center.

    Water Fun
    Hot Tub

    Located near the outdoor pool with age restrictions for safety.

    Outdoor Pool

    Features three swimming pools.