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Quanah, Texas

Named for Quanah Parker, last great chief of the Comanche Indians, son of a Comanche chief and captive white girl, Cynthia Ann Parker. Old Fort Parker State Historic Site. Today seat of Hardeman County, agricultural marketing and shipping point with cottonseed oil mill, cotton compress, Georgia Pacific Corp., oil and gas. Be sure to visit Medicine Mound Depot Restaurant in historic building built in 1910 along the Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railroad in Medicine Mound townsite; building moved to site on U.S. 287. Don't spoil your appetite with all the parched peanuts you can eat! Take time to visit the historic sites around the city-Trinity Episcopal Church, First Presbyterian Church, and the Quanah Parker Monument and Memorial Walkway. Quanah is a Texas Main Street city, so take time to see the restoration and tour the downtown historical district with antique shops, restaurants, and other retail stores.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Hardeman County Museum

In county jail built 1891

Quanah, TX Museums

Medicine Mounds

Four unusual cone-shaped hills that rise some 350 feet above the surrounding plains;

Quanah, TX Natural Attractions


Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railroad Depot

Three-story structure built in 1908 in Spanish mission style with red Ludowici Seville tile roof. An extension of the Hardeman County Jail museum, building is listed in the National Register of Historical Places. A "space room"

Quanah, TX Railroad History

Quanah Country Club

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

Quanah, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Quanah, TX

River Creek Park Golf Course

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

Scenic Drive

F.M. 669 south toward Gail reaches edge of Texas High Plains called the Llano Estacado, which are southernmost extension of G...

Splash Amarillo

This 14-acre water park offers cooling rides for summer visitors including a wave pool, speed slide, flume slides, a lazy riv...

Mackenzie Park

248-acre day-use park operated by the city. Prairie Dog Town in park is one of few remaining colonies of its type in the nati...

Ingrid's Custom Hand-Woven, Inc.

Visitors see weaving of 100 percent sheep's wool rugs and saddle blankets on 2,4, and 8 harness looms. They also can see how ...