Self-Guided Drive Tickets

Self-guided tickets must be purchased in advance online. We do not guarantee ticket availability on site. Members may present their membership upon arrival for admission.


In order to ensure you receive your tickets after booking, we recommend that you DO NOT use an MSN, iCloud, or Hotmail email address.

Enjoy Your Journey!

Load into your car and take the whole family on a self-guided drive along our 7.2 miles of Texas hill country. See endangered antelope and get the chance to feed giraffes all from the comfort of your own vehicle. Stop for a break at the Overlook to visit our nature store, café and more. This drive is a minimum of 1.5 hours.

  • The price is $29.95 for guests age 12 and older and $24.95 for children ages 3 to 11. Children 2 and under are free.
  • Upon arrival each vehicle will receive one free cone of animal feed.
  • No refunds. Self-guided drives can be rescheduled up to 24 hours in advance once without a fee. You will be charged for any subsequent reschedules.
  • All vehicles, including Jeeps, must have doors. No soft or tube doors. Convertibles and topless vehicles are allowed. You may sit in the bed of your truck with at least one adult. 
  • Tickets do not guarantee that you will get to see and/or feed every animal at Fossil Rim. This includes giraffes. 

Please call 254-898-4282 about ADA-accessibility and service animals. 

Dates only become available about a month in advance.