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

Woodland Hills Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway

2,853 acres of post-oak woodlands and grassy meadows surround 673-acre Lake Mineral Wells; extensive day-use picnic facilitie...

Martin Creek Lake Camping

At Martin Creek Lake Park the camping facilities include restrooms with showers; hike-in primitive campsites with no drinkin...

El Paseo de Santa Angela

El Paseo extends between Fort Concho and Concho Avenue and follows a footpath from the fort used by the soldiers stationed he...

Galveston Country Club

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

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