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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

Explore Texas

Burton Cotton Gin & Museum

Built in 1914, the Burton Farmers Gin, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Burton, TX Museums

Chappell Hill United Methodist Church

The historic Chappell Hill United Methodist Church is located adjacent to the Museum. This charming building was erected in 1901 to replace the original structure built in 1853 that was destroyed by the 1900

Chappell Hill, TX Historic Churches

Escondido Draw Recreational Area

Crockett County is home to the Escondido Draw Recreational Area, a 3,400 acre park. The park is open to all-terrain vehicles and includes a 35+ mile single track trail for dirt bikes and 23+ miles of scenic trails and challenging hills for ATVs and OHVs.

Ozona, TX Recreation Areas

Sam Rayburn Lake Birdwatching

Birds are probably the main category of wildlife that is of most interest to visitors of Lake Sam Rayburn. Songbirds can be found, depending on the season, in abundance at any of the parks. Waterfowl are best observed in fall and winter from the many bridges that cross the lake (SH 147

, TX Birdwatching


Balmorhea State Park Scuba Diving

San Solomon Springs at Balmorhea State Park fill a 'cienega' (desert wetland) and the canals of a refugium are home to endangered species of fish, assorted invertebrates, and turtles. The pool differs from most public pools in several respects: the 1 3/4-acre size, the 25-foot depth and the 72 to 76

, TX Scuba Diving

Franklin Mountains State Park Trails

Many hiking trails are currently accessible off of Loop 375/Trans-Mountain Road. Work is underway for a trail network that will ultimately offer a 118-mile network. All 118 miles will be open to hiking traffic, 51 miles will be open to hiking and mountain biking traffic, and 22

, TX Hiking

Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park is located along the east shore of Lake Whitney west of Hillsboro in Hill County, near the ruins of Towash, an early Texas settlement inundated by Lake Whitney. Towash Village was named for the chief of Hainai Indians, who moved into the area in 1835

, TX State Parks


Crockett County Heritage Appreciation Monument

"The Tie That Binds" is a memorial to the pioneer families that came to settle this land and to those who followed. It signifies the work, the determination, and the hardships endured by our ancestors.

Ozona, TX Monuments

Atlanta State Park

Atlanta State Park is 1475

, TX State Parks