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Alpine, Texas

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Sul Ross State Univ. Museum of the Big Bend

For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people have traveled and lived for over 11,000

Alpine, TX Museums

Woodward Agate Ranch

Source of famed Texas agates (red plume, pompom, and a rainbow of other types) colorful jasper, labradorite feldspar, calcite, precious opal, and other minerals. Hunt and collect on over 3,000 acres; guide service available (fee). Rough agate 50 cents per pound;

Alpine, TX Natural Attractions



Fine Arts

Several theatre groups offer seasonal productions, including the Theatre of the Big Bend, which offers musicals and dramas under the stars during the summer; 915/837-8220. Big Bend Players presents between four and six shows each year; call 915/837-2921 for more information.

Alpine, TX Theatres

Things to do near Alpine, TX

Monahans Sandhills Visitor Center

The Dunagan Visitor Center at Monahans Sandhills State Park features hands-on exhibits of the cultural and natural history of...

Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum founded by the late artist Donald Judd, dedicated to the creation and pre...

Sul Ross State Univ. Museum of the Big Bend

For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people hav...

Devils River State Natural Area

A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve at the ecological junction of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Hill Country and the T...

Great Marathon Basin

The Great Marathon Basin is a widely known geologic area noted for extensive surface outcroppings of varied rocks and mineral...