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

Mesquite Country Club

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

Shelby County Courthouse

Erected more than 100 years ago, the picturesque 19th-century courthouse, with turrets and towers, is modeled after an Irish ...

Cargill Long Park

Two-and-one-half mile walking, jogging, and bike trail flanked by towering pines and native flora. Signed exercise stations; ...

Abilene State Park

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

Cape Royale Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Clear Lake Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...


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Big Spring State Park, Texas [Official]

Big Spring State Park sits on a bluff at the edge of the Edwards Plateau, offering excellent opportunities for hiking and sunsets http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us...

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