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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

Parks

Among eight city parks is 200-acre Veterans Memorial Park that offers picnicking, playground, pavilions, 9-hole golf course. ...

Vietnam and Korean Veterans Memorial

Vietnam memorial depicts a scene from the Battle for Hill 881 South-a radio man calling for help for a wounded comrade. Korea...

Mesquite Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Anzalduas Park

Hidalgo County park at Anzalduas Dam on the Rio Grande. Rest rooms, covered bird-observation pier, pavilion, boat dock, and p...

Fort McIntosh

Established by Army in 1848 immediately following Mexican War, fort was in continuous use until May, 1946. It was originally ...