Clara Ranch Rules
Liability Release Form must be signed before
access to the ranch/blinds is granted.
visitors are required a guide. Read guide
of tobacco products is prohibited on the ranch.
firearms are permitted anywhere on the ranch.
limit is 20 mph on all ranch roads.
you find it here it stays here. Artifacts,
perches, arrowheads, deer horns, etc. are
the property of Santa Clara Ranch.
things the way you found them. Clear all the
blind areas of perches, props, etc. once you
are done photographing.
driving off the roads.
not cut brush, tree branches, etc. without
the permission of your guide or ranch staff.
of wildlife is not permitted. Do not capture,
restrain any animal without approval of your
guide or ranch staff.
clear of poisonous and dangerous animals (rattlesnakes,
black widows, etc.).
bird nests is strictly prohibited.
of Bird Calls is not permitted during nesting
season (April 1st thru July 31st). Consult
your guide and/or ranch staff for permission.
beverages are allowed only at the guesthouse
if you are of legal age and drink responsibly.
guide and/or ranch staff are final authority
on all the rules on the property. Consult
us if you have any questions regarding what
is permitted or not.
Clara Ranch Policies
half deposit is required at time of booking
and remaining balance is due upon arrival at
ranch. Deposit are fully refundable up to 30
days before arrival. After that the deposit
is not refundable but can be applied to a rescheduled
use of the ranch is granted when booking 6 or
more shooters. Fewer shooters may have to share
the facility with other photographers visiting
time visitors to the ranch are required to have
a guide. All of our guides are professional
photographers who know the ranch intimately
and know the South Texas flora and fauna extensively.
Your guide will help keep you safe from the
known hazards (poisonous snakes, poisonous insects,
extreme heat, etc.) and will help you get the
most out of your visit by helping you with setups
and instructing you on the local animals and
their behavior. Our guides have extensive knowledge
on where are the best places to place your perches
and how to do successful setups. If you are
targeting a specific species of bird or animal,
your guides will teach you where and how to
attract that specific bird or animal.
To contact one of the Santa Clara Ranch Photographer
Guides click here
to visit our contact page.
guides and ranch staff have the right to end
a photographer's stay at any time for unacceptable
behavior, violation of ranch rules or any other
reason. Refund will be made for unused days