Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Alice: La Copita Demonstration Ranch

Photo by Valerie D. Bates

La Copita is a demonstration ranch, dedicated to research and education about sustainable management of South Texas ecosystems. It is open to the public for day use, tours and overnight retreats. The ranch encompasses 2700 acres of rangeland and includes miles of trails and roads, night sky observation, history, a nature trail, birding stations and both walking and driving routes.


  • 3091 County Road 440
  • Alice, Texas
  • 78332


Hours & Fees

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Call for fee details.