"I heard the sweetest sound in many years; my husband laughed his true, real laugh.."

Welcome to
Gold Star Parent's Retreat

A registered 501(c)3

A retreat created especially 

for Gold Star Parents

by Gold Star Parents


The next Retreat will be April 17-18-19, 2020

at Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat

 8484 S Farm to Market 372, Gainesville, TX 76240 

About Us

A unique retreat created 

for Gold Star Parents, 

by Gold Star Parents.

We offer an all inclusive weekend of healing, connecting,  love, and understanding.

We welcome you regardless of branch of service or cause of loss.


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Retreats available by R.S.V.P. only

Register now for the April 17-19, 2020 retreat at Lone Oak Ranch and Retreat located in Gainesville, TX

Gold Star Parent's Retreat

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

(817) 908-0073

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Our Retreats


We begin our weekends with a "Welcome Dinner" and open mic night on Friday, then ease into Saturday with a hearty breakfast and outline of the day's activities. Sundays begin with a casual breakfast then we say "farewell" to our families.

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Coming Events


Our 2019 Retreat will be held April 12-14 at  Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat

located at 8484 S FM 372 in Gainesville, TX

Please R.S.V.P. at GSPRTX@gmail.com

Space is limited.

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Have a testimonial about one of our retreats? Send us an email at GSPRTX@gmail.com and we'll post it here!

 "(SSG Burgess) your parents and the things they are doing to honor and respect your service and all of our sons and daughters as Gold Star Parents coordinators, is something very special. They are doing you proud and helping many of us heal."
Ralph Hanson, Gold Star Dad and Retreat attendee.


Other Events


Watch here for other events across Texas, like the Riley Run in Tolar, the Watermelon Run For The Fallen in Hempstead, the Snowball Express 5 and 10K in Fort Worth and Monument Dedications across the state.

Our Volunteers


A HUGE "Thank you!" to our volunteers:           Trinnie Schley, Michelle Greer, and Red Dirt Military Moms Eva Turner and Pat Apperson!



  • Do you only accept Gold Star KIA?  We welcome any parent of any child that was serving our country, be it training, illness, or active duty.

What is covered as far as expenses?   We cover your room and meals and entertainment for the entire weekend. Parents are responsible for their own travel expenses.

Gold Star Photo Album

These are the memories of our sons and daughters that have paid the ultimate price of Freedom. 

We will never forget their sacrifice.