Echo Valley

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Telephone: 830-232-3680 long distance calls can be made with a calling card  from available guest phone. Cell phones do not work in the Canyon.

Availability:

Echo Valley facilities are not available May through mid August.

Capacity:

288 total beds (Cabins are heated but not air-conditioned)

Cabin Cabin Arrangements
1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 Sixteen beds each (8 upper and 8 lower bunks) with bathrooms that have two lavatories, two commodes, and two showers
2 Four beds (2 upper and 2 lower bunks) and a bathroom with shower
5a Two beds (1 upper and 1 lower bunk) and a bathroom with shower
6 Sixteen beds (8 upper and 8 lower bunks) with two bathrooms, each with one commode, one shower, and two lavatories. One bathroom is ADA accessible.
A – H Fourteen beds each (7 upper and 7 lower bunks) and bathrooms with two lavatories, one commode, and one shower. Cabins B and C are ADA accessible.
I and J Twenty beds each (10 upper and 10 lower bunks) and bathrooms with two lavatories, two commodes, and two showers
K and L Four beds (2 upper and 2 lower bunks) in each cabin. The two cabins share a bathroom/shower.
M and N Four beds (2 upper and 2 lower bunks) in each cabin. The two cabins share a bathroom/shower.
Headquarters Separate building has a small office, infirmary, and sleeping quarters with two beds (1 upper and 1 lower bunk and private bathroom with shower) for a nurse or health-care provider. These rooms are air-conditioned.

Kitchen:

The kitchen has a commercial LP gas range (eight burners, two conventional ovens, and a grill), a double LP gas convection oven, a holding oven, a large pantry, a reach-in refrigerator, a walk-in refrigerator, a walk-in freezer, an ice machine, and a commercial mixer. A dishwashing machine is available as well as a three-well sink for scrubbing pots and pans.The kitchen is supplied with plates, cups, bowls, tumblers, flatware, and serving pieces. A steam table/serving counter accommodates cafeteria-style serving. Food preparation utensils and containers are well-stocked, including large spoons, forks, ladles, spatulas, tongs, sharp knives, large bowls, sheet pans, roasting pans, a coffee maker, pitchers, muffin pans, funnels, strainer/colander, whisk, etc.

  • Please do not use disposable products such as paper plates, plastic cups, tableware, etc.
  • Plan to bring all consumable goods such as paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, dish towels, soap, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • Please plan to haul your garbage to a dumpster located on the property. A trailer (hitch required) is provided at the campsite for hauling garbage. A blue recycle bin is also provided with clear bags to facilitate recycling per instructions and should be hauled to a recycling dumpster.
  • BBQ barrels are available, but you must bring your own charcoal, firewood, and starter.

Dining:

Inside dining is available at round tables in the Ranch House. This enclosed dining space doubles as a meeting area. The inside dining area is heated but not air-conditioned.

The covered open-air patio can also be used for dining or activities.

Pavilion:

The Frog Sullivan Pavilion seats 300 for covered, open-air meetings, worship, skits, and presentations. The pavilion has electric outlets, but no A/V equipment is available.

Waterfront:

At the primary waterfront area, the water is quiet, but deep and safe only for competent swimmers. “Pebble Beach,” a short distance upstream, gradually slopes to water about four feet deep. The shallows there are suitable for wading.

  • A certified lifeguard must supervise all waterfront activity.
  • While fishing, please observe our “catch and release” policy.
  • Canoes are available. Personal flotation devices are furnished and must be worn in the canoes.

Recreation:

  • Two tennis courts, a basketball court, two sand volleyball courts, a softball diamond, a playing field, a Ga-Ga ball pit and a frisbee golf course are available. You must provide your own sports equipment.
  • An outdoor pavilion for activities is available.
  • Hiking trails are nearby.
  • A campfire ring is located near the river adjacent to the Ranch House. Please bring your own firewood, and plan to take home any firewood you do not use.