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Abilene, Texas

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    31 spacious, green parks featuring picnic facilities, playground equipment and swimming pools....
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Attractions and Upcoming Events


Fort Phantom Hill

Established 1851 to protect frontier from Indians, the post suffered a series of hardships; was abandoned in 1854. Historians say desertions were frequent due to monotony and loneliness. The fort burned shortly after abandonment;

Abilene, TX Forts

Shore Art Gallery

Traveling exhibits and works by students and faculty displayed throughout year.

Abilene, TX Arts

Abilene Zoo

One of five largest in state; animals displayed in modern areas simulating natural habitat. Discovery Center is a "zoo within a zoo," housing comparative habitat displays of invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds, and small mammals from the Southwestern U.S. and Africa.

Abilene, TX Zoos

Annual Armored Division Memorial Museum

Museum dedicated to honoring the Annual Armored Division, which trained in Camp Barkeley, near Abilene, and served during World War II. The "Hellcats"

Abilene, TX Museums

Things to do near Abilene, TX

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

More than 600 acres of rolling grassland with nature trails, wildflowers, knee-high grasses and huge cottonwood trees. Outsta...

Phillips Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Railroad Heritage Museum

Railroad memorabilia, photographs, and books in historic 1911 depot....

S.W. Lowe House

This historic house is a 1904 Panhandle landmark that recalls the ranching heritage of the area. The elegantly furnished Quee...

Crazy Water Well

Historical marker at intersection of U.S. 281/180 marks site of first mineral-water well in the county. Several other histori...