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

Martin Creek Lake Camping

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

East Texas Oil Museum

Every aspect of the oil boom days of the 1930s is re-created through dioramas, films, sound effects and mementos of the oil f...

San Angelo State Park

San Angelo State Park is located on the shores of O.C. Fisher Reservoir, which was completed by the US Corps of Engineers in ...

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...

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