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Dumas, Texas

Dumas was named after Louis Dumas, president of the townsite company that founded this seat of Moore County in 1892. Oil was discovered in 1926. In the heart of the nation's largest grain sorghum producing area, Dumas is the center of one of world's largest natural gas fields, producer of two-thirds of the nation's helium.

Recreation areas include eight city parks, the scenic beauty in rugged canyons and the hills of the Canadian River brakes. Nearby Lake Meredith offers fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing.

Texoma (municipal) RV Park with 20 - 25 spaces are free for the first night with electric and water hookups, dump station, and nighttime security patrols. It is located on U.S. 87 west within the city limits.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Dumas, TX

Garza County Museum

Features ranch, cowboy, and pioneer household items, Indian artifacts, room settings, period furnishings, typical frontier ch...

Freedom Museum USA

This quaint museum highlights all military branches from the Revolutionary War to present. Exhibits include guns, swords, uni...

Scenic Drive

F.M. 669 north toward Post ascends the Texas High Plains, which are southernmost extension of Great Plains of the United Stat...

A"maze"ing Fun Mazes

This unique attraction allows visitors to navigate their way through a maze cut into a live corn field! Mini mazes, wagon rid...

Dundee State Fish Hatchery

Located below the dam atLake Diverson, hatchery is a research facility producing fish for public waters. Built in 1927 and op...