Glen Rose, Texas

The establishment of a trading post at this site in 1849, was the beginning of Glen Rose, the seat of Somervell County. It is located at a picturesque spot on the Paluxy River, just above its confluence with the Brazos River. Several bed and breakfast accommodations are offered in some of the historic buildings. Squaw Valley Golf Course, owned by the county, is one of top municipal courses in the area.

For excellent camping facility, visit Tres Rios RV Park and Campground. This was originally built in 1919 as a YWCA camp. Today, 55-acre site offers tent camping, RV sites, cabins and motel rentals. Rivers provide canoeing, tubing, and fishing. Also, Oakdale Park offers an historic camping facility with cabins, RV hookups, tent sites and meeting facilities.

Attractions near Glen Rose, Texas

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

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Fort Phantom Hill

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El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

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Angelo State Univ. Planetarium

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Paint Until You Faint

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Martin Creek Lake State Park

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