At the northern edge of the Edwards Plateau, the park sits on a high bluff. A three-mile drive around Scenic Mountain also is enjoyed by joggers, walkers and birders. Offers picnicking and a group pavilion. Day use only. Admission charge. 1 Scenic Drive. www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/big-sprin...
This memorial recognizes those who were killed in action during the Vietnam War. The stone is the same type used at National Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. Displays include a F-4E Phantom II jet, UH-1 Huey, an Abrams tank and Cobra helicopter. On the grounds of the former Webb Air Force Bas...
The site of the spring that gave Big Spring its name. It features a limestone amphitheater, hiking on the Rose Magers Trail and Comanche Trail Lake. Events include the Christmas Festival of Lights and the Pops in the Park on July 3. On south edge of city; access from U.S. 87 and from F.M. 700.
This restored World War II flight hangar features a collection of Bombardier School and Webb Air Force Bases exhibits. Exhibits include various aircraft and a B-52 bomber nose. Donations accepted. Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 1911 Apron Drive. www.hangar25airmuseum.com
This museum was once the home to pioneer Dora Roberts. Exhibits include the area's early Native American life and the oil industry of West Texas. A gallery displays the work of local artists and traveling exhibits. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Admission charge. 510 Scurry....
This lake offers fishing, boating, swimming and camping. Good area for birding. About 10 miles northeast of Big Spring off of I-20.
This is the restored 1901 Victorian home of the Joseph Potton family. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and features early 1900s furnishings. By appointment through the Heritage Museum. Admission charge. 200 Gregg St.
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