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Balmorhea, Texas

Balmorhea was etablished by a firm of land promoters in 1906. The town site was in the center of a 14,000-acre tract watered by the famous San Solomon Springs. Today Balmorhea remains a center of irrigated farming.

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Balmorhea State Park

At historic San Solomon Springs, facilities include motel with meeting room, camping and trailer sites, rest rooms with hot showers, shaded picnic areas, and playground. Huge walled swimming pool is fed by the springs at rate of 22-26 million gallons daily. With 62,000

Balmorhea, TX State Parks

Things to do near Balmorhea, TX

Museum of the Southwest

The Museum of the Southwest is one of the country's most interactive and imaginative blends of art and science, and features ...

Chihuahuan Desert Visitor Center

A natural area owned and managed by the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute for scientific research and education. The facil...

Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro

Established in 1682 as mission for Piros, Thanos, and Jemes Indians. Originally located about 12 leagues from Guadalupe Missi...

Parker House Museum

The Parker House Museum is Odessa's newest addition to the historical records of Odessa. In 1935, the Parker family moved int...

Courthouse Square

Historic features include courthouse (1883), first Catholic Church (1875), first schoolhouse (1883), and Zero Stone placed by...