Big Spring, Texas

The seat of Howard County's name was derived from a huge natural spring on the Sulphur Draw that provided water to buffalo, antelope, wild mustangs, and the Comanche and Shawnee Indians. The first white men appeared at the site in 1849. Today, the spring is located at center of city park.

Big Spring is the home of Howard College and the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, and South west Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

The heritage walking tour features 26 historic buildings with antique and gift shops, a railroad and train display, and memorabilia, in the Big Spring downtown area.

Attractions near Big Spring, Texas

Junction Golf Club

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Coke County Museum

In a rustic 1907 building that housed the city's jail, the museum features antique exhibits and other memorabilia donated or ...

Roaring Springs Ranch Club

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Refugio County Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Cypress Canoe Tours

Marked boat roads, free canoeing lessons, and detailed trail maps allow you to set your own pace through this primeval wonder...


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Big Spring State Park, Texas [Official]

Big Spring State Park sits on a bluff at the edge of the Edwards Plateau, offering excellent opportunities for hiking and sunsets http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us...

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