The Crosby County seat, the town is near Blanco Canyon, a scenic spot on the South Plains. It was founded by a livestock company lot sale in 1908. It remains a commercial center for the area. Crosbyton is a stop on the Quanah Parker Trail--part of the Texas Plains Trail Region. www.quanahparkertrail.com.
Free RV camping with hookups is offered in the city park, on U.S. 82 east of downtown. Historic Silver Falls Park is four miles east on U.S. 82. Bed-and-breakfast facilities are available.