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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

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



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

Walking Tour

Visit downtown area of historic buildings, churches and homes dating from the 1800s, including the 1887 courthouse. Also anci...

Sanderson Depot

The original heart of Sanderson, the Sanderson Depot is located on historic Downie Street. The Great American Station Foundat...

Pecos Depot

This landmark depot was purchased from the Panhandle- Santa Fe Railway in 1972. Built in 1892 it served as a railway terminal...

Old Fort Cemetery

Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40; indication of hardships among those who opened and se...