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Pharr, Texas

Pharr was established in 1909, and named after Henry N. Pharr, sugar planter from Louisiana. The town is a center for winter vegetables, citrus and cotton. Home to many Winter Texans, visitors will find modern RV resorts and tourist-related activities. Access to Mexico is available via U.S. 281 and the Pharr/Reynosa International Bridge.

The St. Jude's Catholic Church features beautiful gardens offering a peaceful setting for quiet meditations. The gardens are always open. Memorial Park honors area veterans lost or missing in combat during wartime and is located at the corner of Egly and Canna Streets.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ye Old Clock Museum

This private collection houses more than 2,000 clocks dating back to 1690

Pharr, TX Museums


Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

About 2,000 acres of thick, brushy growth, typical of Valley before agricultural development. Preserves and protects abundant wildlife and plant species, many found nowhere else in U.S. Rare birds prominent during winter season. Interpretive wildlife tram operates late Nov. - mid-Apr.;

Pharr, TX Wildlife Refuges


Tropic Star Park

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Pharr, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pharr, TX

Mountasia

A fun-filled park for kids of all ages. Games include miniature golf, bumper cars, bumper boats, go-karts, video arcade and r...

Brooks Air Force Base

Brooks Air Force Base was founded in 1918 and the scene of history's first mass paratroop drop. It includes USAS School of Ae...

Dixondale Farms

U. S. largest and oldest producer of onion plants since 1913. Seasonal fresh produce can be purchased by mail order or walk-i...

Dominion Country Club, The

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Hill Country Golf Club

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...