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Carrizo Springs, Texas

Carrizo Springs is the Dimmit County seat, located in southwestern Texas. The famous Camino Real, or Royal Road, that once connected Mexico with Spanish-controlled towns in Texas, passes near Carrizo Springs. The town name is derived from the abundant Carrizo Cane that once proliferated around freely flowing springs.

The county is home to more Texas Rangers' graves than any other place in the state, and 17 known Rangers are buried in the city's Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Deer hunters prize the Carrizo Springs area, which is noted for growing more trophy bucks per square mile than any other region in the state. Fishing is available on the nearby Espantosa Lake and Nueces River. Carrizo Spring Golf Course is a public championship nine-hole course, open daily. Annual events include Fiesta Nopalitos in the spring and Brush Country Days in the autumn.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Chaparral Wildlife Management Area

Owned and operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The area consists of 15,200 acres of "Brush Country" that is typical of the Rio Grande Plains Ecological Area in South Texas. Chaparral offers "Driving Trails" as well as "Nature Trails"

Carrizo Springs, TX Wildlife Areas


Dixondale Farms

U. S. largest and oldest producer of onion plants since 1913

Carrizo Springs, TX Farm Life

Carrizo Springs Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Carrizo Springs, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Carrizo Springs, TX

Silverhorn Golf Club Of Texas

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Fort Ringgold

One of Texas' best preserved old military posts; named for Maj. David Ringgold, first army officer killed in Battle of Palo A...

Visitor Center

For information on accommodations, restaurants, and events, stop by the chamber of commerce office....

Dixondale Farms

U. S. largest and oldest producer of onion plants since 1913. Seasonal fresh produce can be purchased by mail order or walk-i...

Art and Wildlife Collection

Western landscape oil paintings are displayed in the lobby of the Dilley State Bank. Many trophy mounts native to the Dilley ...