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Quitaque, Texas

Quitaque (KIT-a-KWAY) originally was the site of trading post dealing with the Plains Indians. It became a stagecoach stop in 1890 and grew to a village serving the surrounding ranches and farms. The town was named for the nearby Quitaque Creek and Ranch.

Ask about the Circle Dot Caprock Adventure at the Circle Dot Ranch. From May through October the ranch features a Comanchero Breakfast or a Chuckwagon Supper. They are available with a combined total of 20 or more.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Quitaque, TX

Motley County Historical Museum

Housed in the old Traweek Hospital built in 1928 by Dr. A.C. Traweek, Sr., the first medical doctor in the county. Exhibits i...

Hapgood Park

This park is host to softball and baseball tournaments as well as recreational outings for picnics. It also has an RV park fo...

Floyd County Museum

Period furnishings, implements, store fixtures, photographs of early settlers and ranchers. Also artifacts from Coronado's ex...

Slaton Museum

Step into the city's past, and visit the old Post Office and a 1940s drug store's soda fountain. Unique photo exhibit feature...

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway

2,853 acres of post-oak woodlands and grassy meadows surround 673-acre Lake Mineral Wells; extensive day-use picnic facilitie...