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-square-foot surface, pool is one of the largest man-made pools in the U.S.; scuba diving; swim at your own risk. Springs were important watering place for buffalo, Indians, and pioneers. Today, the springs supply irrigation needs. A once existing desert wetland (cienega) has been reconstructed providing a habitat for two endangered fish species, the Comanche Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon elegans) and Pecos gambusia (Gambusia nobilis). For reservations call 512/389-8900.
Admission: admission fee
Hours: Open year-round
Address: Four miles west on Texas 17.
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