Parker, Texas: Southfork Ranch: TV's Dallas Tours

Shooting location for 1978-91 (and the reboot) TV show "Dallas," where the oil baron cutthroats of the Ewing family lived. Includes character themed rooms, the gun that shot J. R. Ewing, Lucy's wedding dress, Jock's Lincoln Continental.
Address:
3700 Hogge Drive, Parker, TX
Directions:
North of Dallas. US Hwy 75/Central Expwy N. to Exit 30, Parker Rd. Go right and travel east on Parker Rd 5.5 mi. Go right at intersection with FM 2551 South (Hogge Rd/Murphy Rd), entrance on left.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
972-442-7800
Admission:
Tours $9 to $15.
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Southfork Ranch

Southfork Ranch is famous from the TV series "Dallas" starring Larry Hagman. You can take a guided tour inside the ranch, as well as a ride around the outside. There is a gift shop and a room where they show clips of the TV series and a reunion show featuring all of the stars.

[S Simon, 09/26/2016]
Southfork Ranch - TV's Dallas Tours

The ranch was the setting for both runs of Dallas (1970s and more recent rebirth). The exterior of the house and grounds were used; no interior shots were taken inside the home. There is a tour of the property (by tractor/tram) and a guided tour of the interior of the home ($$). After the guided part of the tour, you are free to walk the grounds and see barns, a convention center, a small cafe and Elena's cabin from the rebirth of the show.

There is a large gift shop full of all kinds of wares stamped with Southfork. A museum is the first part of the guided tour, which houses a few props and tv's playing scenes from the original show and a reunion. There is a "family tree" that takes up an entire wall and the famous "Who Shot J.R." prop gun.

[Jackie Smiley, 03/20/2015]

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