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Paint Rock, Texas

Founded in 1879, Paint Rock is the present seat of Concho County. It was named for an extensive group of Indian pictographs painted on limestone cliffs bordering the Concho River.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ingrid's Custom Hand-Woven, Inc.

Visitors see weaving of 100 percent sheep's wool rugs and saddle blankets on 2,4, and 8 harness looms. They also can see how the items are finished with latch hooks or hand knotting fringes. Thirteen looms range from 10-inches wide to 12-feet wide. On U.S. 83

Paint Rock, TX Tours

Paint Rock Excursions

Guided tours to site where earliest paintings date from prehistoric times; succeeding pictographs continued until last quarter of 19th century when Comanche Indians still hunted in area. Visitors often see deer, wild turkey and other native wildlife along with approximately 1,500

Paint Rock, TX Tours

Things to do near Paint Rock, TX

Museum and Art Center

Exciting art, science and history exhibitions at the museum change frequently. Laser and Planetarium shows. ...

Garza Theatre

One of the first movie theaters in West Texas, opened in 1920 featuring silent films; 1929 adapted to sound; closed in 1957. ...

Hale County Farm & Ranch Museum

More than 200 examples of vintage farm equipment from horse-drawn threshing machines to huge 1912 Case steam tractor. Museum ...

Lake Colorado City State Park

500-acre site on Lake Colorado City has cottages, boat ramp, rest rooms and picnic facilities; camping, fishing, swimming, sk...

Thomas Cree's Little Tree

Set behind protective fence at south edge of U.S. 60 about five miles southwest of city is site of first tree planted through...