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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:
Tu-Su 10-last tour 3:15. M closed (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
972-442-7800
Admission:
Tours from $16
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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]

Aug. 2023: Photo added.

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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