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Home of spring that gave Big Spring its name; features 6,500-seat Comanche Trail Amphitheater. The 400-acre park offers swimming pool, 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, baseball fields, playgrounds, pavilions, and hike, bike and nature trails. The annual Christmas Festival of Lights boasts more than one million lights displayed in the park, and more than 10,000 people attend the annual Pops in the Park celebration on July 3.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Potton House

Restored Victorian home of Joseph Potton family, circa 1901; listed in National Register of Historic Places; excellent showcase for turn-of-the-century furnishings. Open Tues. - Sat. 1 - 5 p.m. or by appointment with Heritage Museum.

Big Spring, TX Historic Homes

Heritage Museum

Pioneer and Indian artifacts, art exhibits, and displays of local history and early West Texas. Houses the world's largest collection of Texas Longhorn steer horns. Unique to the Southwest is exhibit of 46 rare and unusual phonographs; late 1800s to 1920

Big Spring, TX Museums

Hangar 25 Air Museum

In 1942, Hangar 25 was constructed to support training of World War II bombardiers at the Big Spring Army Air Corps Bombardier School. More than 6,000 cadets trained here before the base closed in 1945. The base reopened in 1955 as Webb AFB until it closed in 1977

Big Spring, TX Museums

Vietnam Memorial

Recognizes men and women who served the U.S. in Southeast Asia. Stone is same type used at National Vietnam Memorial in Washing ton, D.C. Displays include a F-4E Phanton II, UH-1 Huey, a tank, and Gold Star Memorial Chapel.

Big Spring, TX Monuments

Things to do near Big Spring, TX

Slaton Museum

Step into the city's past, and visit the old Post Office and a 1940s drug store's soda fountain. Unique photo exhibit feature...

Coleman Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Oldham County Heritage Farm & Ranch Museum

This outdoor display of antique farm and ranch equipment is testimony to the hard work of early Plains settlers. Exhibits inc...

Fishing

Fishing for largemouth bass is excellent at White River Reservoir. The lake consistently produces fish over 8 pounds and has ...

Dyess Air Force Base

Home of Air Combat Command's historic 7th Wing. Currently flies B-1B Lancers and C-130H Hercules. The base's Linear Air Park ...