Big Spring, Texas

The seat of Howard County's name was derived from a huge natural spring on the Sulphur Draw that provided water to buffalo, antelope, wild mustangs, and the Comanche and Shawnee Indians. The first white men appeared at the site in 1849. Today, the spring is located at center of city park.

Big Spring is the home of Howard College and the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, and South west Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

The heritage walking tour features 26 historic buildings with antique and gift shops, a railroad and train display, and memorabilia, in the Big Spring downtown area.

Attractions near Big Spring, Texas

Amon G. Carter Parks

SELMA PARK * Located off Texas 59 south of Bowie. Turn south on FM 2583 and follow to lake. * Ramp will accommodate all...

Kings Crossing Golf & Country Club

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

Brackenridge Municipal Golf Course

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

Possum Kingdom Lake

Dotted with lakeside resorts and camps, the 14,440-acre reservoir is among Texas' most popular outdoor recreation destination...

Rockdale Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Goliad Country Recreation Association

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


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