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Pecos, Texas

Established in 1881 as stop on the Texas and Pacific Railroad, Pecos gained early fame as a hangout for rowdy cowboys and fast-draw lawmen. Touted as "Home of World's First Rodeo," Pecos was the scene of a cowboy contest in 1883 that was the forerunner of today's popular sport.

Today Pecos is a hub of both east-west and north-south travel, and a commercial center for ranching, irrigated farming, produce processing, and oil production. Area hunting includes mule deer, javelina, and upland game birds.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

West-of-the-Pecos Museum and Park

The West-of-the-Pecos Museum occupies an old saloon and three floors of the historic hotel, once the area's finest. See restored ornate fixtures, accurate displays of life in the late 1800

Pecos, TX Museums

Maxey Park

The \"Zoo\" part of the area has been removed but there still is a Picnic area, a gazebo, and a botanical garden with regional flowers and shrubs are found in the park area. Also, \"kid\'s city\"

Pecos, TX Zoos

Reeves County Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 11
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Pecos, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pecos, TX

Marfa Municipal Golf Course

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

Parker House Museum

The Parker House Museum is Odessa's newest addition to the historical records of Odessa. In 1935, the Parker family moved int...

Pecos County Municipal Golf Course

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

Museum of the Noncommissioned Officer

Traces history of the U.S. NCO corps with artifacts dating from the Revolutionary War....

Historical Sites Tour

A series of special signs on city streets provide guidance for do-it-yourself tour of historic sites. Historical notations da...