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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

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

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

Reeves County Golf Course

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

Pecos, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pecos, TX

Railroad Depot Hudspeth County Museum

The Railroad Depot Hudspeth County Museum is located in the original Southern Pacific Depot building in 1882 which served bot...

Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Established in 1681, and later dedicated Corpus Christi de la Ysleta, 1690; damaged by both floods and fires, but restored an...

Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro

Established in 1682 as mission for Piros, Thanos, and Jemes Indians. Originally located about 12 leagues from Guadalupe Missi...

Pecos Depot

This landmark depot was purchased from the Panhandle- Santa Fe Railway in 1972. Built in 1892 it served as a railway terminal...