! BIG SPRING STATE PARK
No. 1 Scenic Drive
Big Spring, TX 79720
Open 24/7; Open daily, 8 a.m. to sunset
“Dramatic views off of the 200-foot bluff”
Big Spring State Park is 381.99 acres located
within the city limits of Big Spring in Howard
County. Both city and park were named for a
natural spring that was replaced by an artificial
one. The park was deeded by the city of Big
Spring in 1934. Indian groups frequently visited
the park area in the past, probably attracted
by the permanent source of spring water. The
park was constructed by the CCC in 1934.
MARTIN COUNTY HISTORICAL
207 Broadway St.
Stanton, TX 79782
“Found in the Texas Pecos Trail”
Th Museum exists to preserve local history and
educate our citizens of our common legacy.
The town's religious origins come to life at the
Martin County Historical Museum. Artifact-rich
exhibits recall the development of farms,
ranches, schools and local businesses. Also on
tour by appointment is the nearby Connell
House.The home of features an altar room and
a family sick room.
BALMORHEA STATE PARK
9207 Texas 17
Balmorhea, TX 79718
“A Cool Oasis in the High Desert”
This 46-acre state park is located on the San
Solomon Springs in Reeves County, Texas,
opened in 1968. Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department manages the park. The park is
open year-round, and visitation is capped at
900 people per day. Swim, scuba or skin dive,
camp, geocache, study nature and bird
watch. The park has picnic sites, outdoor sports
area and a playground.
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