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Lamesa, Texas

Lamesa is the seat of Dawson County at the southeast edge of the Texas High Plains, which are the southernmost extension of the Great Plains of the United States. Its name derived from Spanish "la mesa," meaning "the table," describes the flat terrain. The area economy is based on extensive oil, industrial and agricultural production, and Dawson is one of the state's largest cotton-producing counties.

Nearby lakes have game fishing and water sports. Two golf courses, swimming pool and acres of public parks provide recreation and entertainment.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Lamesa, TX

Pine Valley Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Abilene State Park

621-acre park near Lake Abilene; camping, trailer facilities, picnicking, shelters, swimming pool, rest rooms and showers, hi...

Millers Creek Fishing

The predominant fish species in the lake are Largemouth Bass, White and Hybrid Striped Bass, White Crappie, Channel, Blue and...

City Parks

Ruddick Park on 7th St. is on Lone Wolf Creek and features a limited number of RV campsites. There are also picnic shelters, ...

Splash Amarillo

This 14-acre water park offers cooling rides for summer visitors including a wave pool, speed slide, flume slides, a lazy riv...