Best known as the “Dinosaur Capital of Texas,” Glen Rose has long been a popular tourist destination and weekend escape.
In the early 1900s, dinosaur tracks were discovered in the bed of the Paluxy River and Glen Rose had a new claim to fame. Dinosaur Valley State Park contains some of the best-preserved dinosaur tracks in the world. The fossilized track ways provide clues to the Sauropods and Theropods. Dinosaur Valley State Park and Dinosaur World showcase the history of these amazing giants.
Glen Rose is also known for Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Fossil Rim is one of the premier wildlife preserves in the world. Covering 1,700 acres, Fossil Rim is home to more than 1,000 animals, representing 50 species of native and non-native animals. Fossil Rim offers drive-thru and behind the scenes tours and overnight stays.
There are numerous outdoor recreational activities, which include canoeing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Home to 36-holes of championship golf, Squaw Valley Golf Club is consistently rated as one of the top courses in the state, including a 4½ star rating from Golf Digest Magazine, and the #1 and #4 municipal courses in Texas by The Dallas Morning News. Squaw Valley offers a superb golf experience away from the fast pace of city life.
Perfect for a day trip or even better for a weekend getaway, Squaw Valley presents unrivalled beauty to golfers throughout the year. Featuring picturesque vistas of century old Oak trees and Squaw Creek that meanders through both courses, Squaw Valley offers a serene golfing experience that is challenging, pleasurable and satisfying.
Glen Rose has a variety of entertainment options and you can find yourself tapping your toes to a number of music festivals or enjoy a theatrical performance of The Promise at the Texas Amphitheater. Also, you can explore our cowboy culture and be our guest at the Somervell County Expo Center where you can view exciting rodeo events.
Glen Rose offers a variety of bed & breakfast inns, cabins, cottages, campgrounds, hotels and RV parks. If food is what you are looking for, our little town offers a wide variety of selections from burgers to gourmet cuisines.Come for a visit and experience the natural wonders of Glen Rose!
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