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

Western Playland

25-acre amusement park with dozens of rides, including the Splashdown Log Ride and El Bandito Roller Coaster. Games, shops, a...

Fort Bliss

U.S. Army post established in 1848 as defense against hostile Native American tribes and to assert U.S. authority over lands ...

Gainesville Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Lake Travis Fishing

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

Palo Pinto Museum

Old jail and log cabin, area history and artifacts. Open weekend afternoons in summer. One block south of courthouse in Palo ...

Tierra Verde Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...


Glen Rose Texas Related Videos

TV Series - Tour of Glen Rose, Texas - Producer "Texas 2 Wheelin"

Produced by Allen J. Oliver. Filmed on location throughout the Lone Star State. "Texas 2 Wheelin" hosted by Jody Dean and Jim Cockrell. Music & Lyrics owned Brian Burns Music - Copyright 2011©...

Creation versus Evolution The Glen Rose Evidence Part 1

Carl Baugh, director of the Creation Evidence Museum discusses creation versus evolution - the Glen Rose evidence part 1.

Dinosaur World and Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glenrose, Texas

If you want a unique, educational and fun vacation check out Dinosaur World. In the river nearby you can see fossilized dino footprints in and out of the water, lots of them! We went in July...

The Promise in Glen Rose, TX

The Promise is the musical drama about the Life of Christ celebrating 21 years of performances in Glen Rose, TX. For more information about dates, ticket prices, or the production itself,...

Dinosaur tracks in Glen Rose, Texas

We took this video at Dinosaur Valley State Park which is SW of Dallas on 10/19/2013. The tracks are estimated to be around 112 million years old and were first discovered by a 9 year old...

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