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Alpine, Texas

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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

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

Things to do near Alpine, TX

Ellen Noel Art Museum

The Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin is an independent art museum located on the campus of the University of Texas ...

Western Playland

25-acre amusement park with dozens of rides, including the Splashdown Log Ride and El Bandito Roller Coaster. Games, shops, a...

Largest Jack Rabbit

The "World's Largest Jack Rabbit" was first pioneered by former Attorney General John Ben Shepperd during his term as Odessa ...

Wet 'n Wild Water World

Water-oriented recreation park pumps a million gallons a day to provide "volcano" with water slides. Includes a lazy water tu...