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Concho River Pearls


category : Natural Attractions
Formed in freshwater mussels, pearls range in color from pink to rich purple. Local jewelers offer variety of settings for these rare pearls from lakes and rivers. Pearl seekers must have annual permit from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin.


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San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and Education Center

This sleek, new facility offers varied and changing exhibits of different media from many eras. This is a cooperative project between SAMFA and Angelo State Univ. The 22,000-square-foot facility is on the Concho River adjacent to the Bill Aylor Sr. Memorial RiverStage. It'

San Angelo, TX Museums

San Angelo Nature Center

In former Lake Rangers Headquarters building at Lake Nasworthy built by Works Progress Admin. Natural science and history museum interpreting the Edwards Plateau region. Displays feature native wildlife: live reptiles and amphibians, mounted birds and other wildlife, 200

San Angelo, TX Nature Centers


Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot

The history of railroading in West Texas comes alive at the old depot. In addition to housing the Railway Museum of San Angelo, the facility features an operating diorama depicting the city in 1928 as well as static displays of railcars. Open Sat. 10 a.m. - 5

San Angelo, TX Railroad History

El Paseo de Santa Angela

El Paseo extends between Fort Concho and Concho Avenue and follows a footpath from the fort used by the soldiers stationed here to the village across the river. The heritage trail covers the heart of San Angelo encompassing the "Pearl of the Conchos"

San Angelo, TX Historic Trails

Things to do Natural Attractions near San Angelo, TX

Medicine Mounds

Four unusual cone-shaped hills that rise some 350 feet above the surrounding plains; named by the Comanche Indians, held in a...

Concho River Pearls

Formed in freshwater mussels, pearls range in color from pink to rich purple. Local jewelers offer variety of settings for th...

Wichita Falls Waterfall

A re-creation of falls faces north on I-44 and replaces original falls washed away in a flood in 1886. Water that forms 54-fo...

McClesky Number 1

Site of 1,700-barrel-per-day oil gusher that touched off Ranger's fantastic oil boom in 1917. Marked by granite monument at T...

Tahoka Daisy

First discovered at Tahoka Lake, the lavender wild flower spreads over plains to rival the bluebonnet (state flower) and wild...