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. Known for its abundance of petrified- wood structures, Glen Rose also harbors a picturesque courthouse square, diverse shops, restaurants, and lodging, and a restored 19th-Century gristmill and surrounding buildings that serve as a museum of history and art.

“I enjoy checking out the shops and other area attractions, then topping it off with a live performance of The Promise at the Texas Amphitheatre.” —MELINDA SWINK, RAINBOW

For more information, contact the Glen Rose Convention and Visitors Bureau, 888/346-6282.

 
From the January 2014 issue
The March 2024 cover of Texas Highways Magazine

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