Glen Rose

‘Moonshine Capital’ Glen Rose Recalls the Tumultuous Era of Prohibition

February 28, 2023 | By Kathryn Jones

New Discovery of Dinosaur Tracks Adds to Glen Rose’s Dino-mite Collection

August 31, 2022 | By Asher Elbein

Millions of years ago–113 million years ago to be more exact—before the Paluxy River flowed through limestone hills, the town of Glen Rose was a vast and shimmering mud flat on the shores of the inland sea.

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

June 30, 2022 | By Kathryn Jones

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

June 23, 2022 | By Gene Fowler

Tucked along the meandering Paluxy River and among rugged, low-slung limestone cliffs, the village of Glen Rose has long attracted travelers as a natural wonderland.

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

April 28, 2022 | By Fowzia Karimi

Celebrate National Moonshine Day By Exploring Hooch History in Texas

June 3, 2021 | By Gene Fowler

Thursday, June 3, is National Moonshine Day, and although there isn’t an official Texas Moonshine Trail, there are plenty of places to visit to learn more about the history of illegal distilling in the state.

The Daytripper Travels Back to the Time of Dinosaurs in Glen Rose

June 25, 2020 | By Chet Garner

A trip to Glen Rose feels like a trip back in time—and not just because its historic square is reminiscent of the pioneer days of Texas.

Spend the Night in One of These 4 Converted Train Cars

July 31, 2019 | By Liz Lewis

While the glamour of overnight train travel hasn’t quite been the same since its heyday in the early 20th century, you can still get a taste of the experience. A handful of hosts across the state offer vintage rail-car lodgings outfitted with modern amenities that range from quiet countryside retreats to quirky city digs—but all offer a window into the history of the state’s railways.

To Dine For

March 22, 2017 | By Kathryn Jones

Since my husband and I moved from Fort Worth to a ranch south of Glen Rose a decade ago, we’ve be-come impromptu tour guides to friends visiting the area for its hilly scenery along the Paluxy River, numerous bed-and-breakfasts, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, and other nearby attractions.

A Glen Rose Weekend

December 18, 2015 | By Lori Moffatt

In the January issue, writer June Naylor digs into the Glen Rose-area restaurant scene with a story on Loco Coyote, a barbecue restaurant that draws crowds as much for the ambiance as for the topnotch food.

Howling for Barbecue

December 15, 2015 | By June Naylor

At 5:30 on Saturday afternoon, my husband and I turn off US 67 onto twisty, narrow Somervell County Road 1004 southwest of Glen Rose.

Oakdale Park’s 90th Anniversary

April 14, 2015 | By

Glen Rose’s Oakdale Park celebrates its 90th anniversary on May 2 with historical tours of the park, live music from bluegrass to doo-wop, a Model A Ford Club meet, woodcarving demonstrations, and the Art on the Paluxy Show.

Texas Top 40 No. 35, Glen Rose

January 7, 2014 | By

Travelers make tracks to this idyllic hamlet to view prehistoric footprints in the Paluxy River at Dinosaur Valley State Park and the native and non-native species that roam the rolling hills at nearby Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.

Pop Out and About

December 20, 2013 | By Barbara Rodriguez

After he turned 80, it was difficult to get my Pop to leave the house. I found it hard to accept this sea change in the man who had been my travel mentor.

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

December 3, 2013 | By


Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations.

A Wildlife Rendezvous

June 15, 2010 | By Pam LeBlanc

A giraffe lowers its head from the treetops, unfurling an 18-inch purple tongue and delicately plucking a pellet of food from my hand.

The Dinosaur Highway

June 1, 2009 | By Laurie E. Jasinski

A teenager’s chance discovery 100 years ago in Somervell County caused a stir among locals and eventually drew the attention of scientists around the world.

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