Big Spring, Texas

The seat of Howard County's name was derived from a huge natural spring on the Sulphur Draw that provided water to buffalo, antelope, wild mustangs, and the Comanche and Shawnee Indians. The first white men appeared at the site in 1849. Today, the spring is located at center of city park.

Big Spring is the home of Howard College and the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, and South west Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

The heritage walking tour features 26 historic buildings with antique and gift shops, a railroad and train display, and memorabilia, in the Big Spring downtown area.

Attractions near Big Spring, Texas

Cottonwood Creek Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

North 13 mi. on Texas 214. Founded 1935, oldest national wildlife refuge in Texas. Established principally for migratory wate...

Abilene State Park

621-acre park near Lake Abilene; camping, trailer facilities, picnicking, shelters, swimming pool, rest rooms and showers, hi...

Crockett County Heritage Appreciation Monument

"The Tie That Binds" is a memorial to the pioneer families that came to settle this land and to those who followed. It signi...

Seminole Canyon State Park Camping

Facilities at Seminole Canyon State Park include the park interpretive center, with exhibits relating to the history of the c...


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