GLEN ROSE, TEXAS
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Glen Rose has a rich history dating to 1860, when Charles Barnard built a mill on the banks of the Paluxy River. However, Glen Rose is best known as the Dinosaur Capital of Texas. In 1908 the first known dinosaur tracks were found and over the years more tracks were discovered in the Paluxy River. In 1940 Glen Rose started gaining national fame when tracks were cut from the bed of the Paluxy River and sent to New York's Museum of Natural History. In 1969 Dinosaur Valley State Park became the focal point for visitors and dinosaur tracks can be viewed by the public. Sinclair-Richfield donated a 70 foot Apatosaurus and a 45 foot Tyrannosaurus rex, and although they are replicas, they provide a great photo opportunity. Glen Rose has been a tourist destination since the 1870s when visitors flocked to the area to drink the mineral waters, which were said to have healing powers. In the 1920s and 30s, Glen Rose attracted doctors, faith healers and in general . . . quacks, who touted their own abilities as well as the healing powers of the waters. Glen Rose has gained international fame in the animal world as home to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of endangered species and the preservation of their natural habitats.
Glen Rose's History
Dinosaur Tracks Glen Rose
GLEN ROSE, TEXAS. Glen Rose, the county seat of Somervell County, is at the junction of U.S. Highway 67 and State Highway 144, on the Paluxy River in the central part of the county. The area was first settled in 1849 by Charles Barnard, who opened a tradi ....Read More >
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Convention and Visitors Bureau of Glen Rose
1505 NE Big Bend Trail
Glen Rose, Texas
254-897-3081
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Texas Amphitheatre
202 Gibbs Blvd Glen Rose
Dinosaur Valley State Park
FM 205 and Park Road 59 Glen Rose
Glen Rose Area Campgrounds
Oakdale Park
PO Box 548 Glen Rose
Tres Rios River Ranch
2322 CR 312 Glen Rose
Rv Ranch Of South Ft. Worth
2301 S. IH 35 W Burleson
Rv Ranch Of Keene
325 Highway 67W Keene
Lake Posada Rv Park
7312 Pica Drive Alvarado
Lee's Country Campground
Route 1, Box 250 Rhome
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