This is Max and Billie Clark's Texas version of an English garden. It includes an English Channel Garden, a historic tree trail, an All-American Rose Trail Garden and one of Texas' largest outdoor G-scale model train exhibits. Wheelchair accessible. Cart tours by appointment. Open 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m...
This historical marker notes the site of the first mineral-water well in the county. Several other historical markers in county detail area history. U.S. 180 and U.S. 281.
This company serves the original deep-well mineral and reverse-osmosis waters. Founded in 1904 by Edward P. Dismuke, it is the only company still bottling these historic waters. They also offer Mineral Baths in an old fashioned soaking room by appointment. The site includes a historical marker an...
This lake is located within Lake Mineral Wells State Park. It offers fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking, hiking, and camping. About three miles east of Mineral Wells via U.S. 180.
Discover 2,853 acres of woodlands and meadows surrounding 646-acre Lake Mineral Wells. Day-use facilities are on the south side of lake and overnight facilities are on the north side. The park includes fishing, swimming, and a 10-mile equestrian and hiking trail that leads to a primitive camp are...
A 20-mile Trailway runs through Lake Mineral Wells State Park and links Mineral Wells and Weatherford. Access the trail in Mineral Wells or several locations along the way.
This lake on Palo Pinto Creek offers boat ramps and fishing. About 25 miles southwest of Mineral Wells via U.S. 180 and F.M. 4. .
This park is open for fossil collecting. Typical finds here are crinoids, trilobites and brachiopods of the Pennsylvanian Age. The park is in a primitive state, and precautions should be taken. Open 8 a.m.-dusk daily. 2375 Indian Creek Road. Just northwest of Mineral Wells. www.mineralwellsfossil...
This site reflects on the Vietnam War (many of that war's helicopter pilots trained at nearby Fort Wolters). It includes a meditation garden, a Huey Helicopter and a more than half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Donations accepted. www.nationalvnwarmuseum.org
This museum complex includes four cabins, the Old Jail and Fort Black Springs along with artifacts from the 1800s. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed.-Sat. U.S. 180 at Fifth and Elm streets. One block south of the courthouse in Palo Pinto, 12 miles west. www.palopintohistory.com/old jail complex.htm
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