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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

Quanah Country Club

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

Graham Central Station

Entertainment center with five clubs under one roof, including country/western, karaoke, Top 40, retro disco, and live entert...

The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Standing tall above the flat prairie is a cross 190 feet tall which can be seen for almost 20 miles. The arms of the cross ar...

Scenic Drives

Vivid illustrations of High Plains topography along Texas 86 and Texas 207 north. Travelers will see immense proportions of H...

Camp Bowie Memorial Park

Honors men of famed 36th Infantry Division ("T-Patch"). Small park features vintage military equipment, cannon, armor. At int...