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Big Rocks Park

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Address: Glen Rose, TX
Description: Park on the Paluxy River.

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Bring tubes, floaties, and water shoes!

Didn't quite know what to expect as far as water goes, but water shoes and a flotation device are a MUST. Quick current, slippery rocks from algae, and shade hard to come by, you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Lots of fun playing in the natural river conditions, shallow, enough current, and mildly challenging physical activities.

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Abilene, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My son enjoyed climbing across these rocks. They are very large and it's nest to see. We did not spend a long time here, but you probably could if you wanted to enjoy the water too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The water is extremely clear and warm. Our family loved the visit. They made excuses to flop around in the water and skipped rocks. *free *kid friendly *downtown *fishing spot *plenty of parking Super awesome, I highly recommend.

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dallas, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

little dificult to find, but really nice place to go with the family. closed to Dinosaurs Park. no bathrooms

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Didn't quite know what to expect as far as water goes, but water shoes and a flotation device are a MUST. Quick current, slippery rocks from algae, and shade hard to come by, you need to plan ahead. It was a blast.

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Merkle
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Went here to check it out big rocks are interesting and the view and running water along side is pretty wish there was some information as to what formed these round rocks made of a strange rock form river had been up high which left alot of debree and trash inbetween the rocks and really would be better if cleaned... More 

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Garland, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

To get to the river walk, you have to park in Big Rocks Park or across the street at the other park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

we had kids ages 4-11 climbing on the huge rocks and loving it! the water was up in the river so the current was REALLY strong, the water is only about waste deep but the rocks underneath can cause serious damage to knee's and ankles when trying to slide down the river. just use caution. I suggest going further down... More 

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Space Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Came over on a Sunday after a recommendation from our front desk clerk. I actually called him after to Thank him. What a great time we all had. It is a free park where you can climb some of the huge rocks there but the best part was the flowing river. The kids had a great time floating along with... More 

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Ft Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When the river is really flowing, this place is a blast. Just make sure to keep your little ones near you so they don't get swept away!

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Address: Glen Rose, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose

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