Gatesville, Texas

Gatesville's name was derived from the nearby old Fort Gates, and became the county seat when Coryell County was organized in 1854. Among its city parks, Faunt Le Roy Park along the Leon River offers picnicking, a fitness course, and camping. A local firm, Medical Plastics Lab, produces anatomically correct human parts; tours are available.

Camping facilities are available within walking distance of the downtown area. The Gatesville Chamber of Commerce is located in the restored Cotton Belt depot and has information and historical exhibits.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Gatesville, TX

Balcones Country Club -Spicewood

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

Bluebonnet Hill Golf Club & Range

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Lake Travis Fishing

Predominant Fish Species Largemouth bass Guadalupe bass White bass & striped bass Catfish Sunfish Lake Travis is noted ...

Stillhouse Lake WMA's

Designated public lands at Stillhouse Hollow Lake is open for free public hunting. These areas are shown on the lake map as W...