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Big Rocks Park

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Address: Glen Rose, TX

Park on the Paluxy River.

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A must do when in Glenrose. The children have fun climbing and exploring. Get phot place too since it is so unusual.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must do when in Glenrose. The children have fun climbing and exploring. Get phot place too since it is so unusual.

Thank T P
Frisco, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rocks really are big! Lots of fun to climb. The river was awesome to cool off in- walking through or swimming or fishing if you come prepared.

Thank Cynthia K
Glen Rose, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These rocks have been around for millions of years. This is a fun place to climb around on the rocks and splash around in the Paluxy river. You can also do some tubing on this part of the river.

Thank Stephanie L
Forney, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rocks are pretty neat but it's HOT out here in July!!!! Be sure to have water on hand & keep hydrated! And for pete's sake, if you like our parks and such sites to stay attractive and enjoyable, do your part and throw your messes away!

Thank rickybear1959
Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place had nice views, the river was very pretty, and the rocks were really neat to see, they are literally very BIG rocks. We didn't stay long however, it was a little crowded and people needed to clean up after themselves. Also, we had smaller children and our youngers wanted to drink the water. This would be a better... More 

1 Thank Valerie L
Grandview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day here with my wife and two kids, brother his wife two kids, and my sister and her daughter. All kids were 10 or younger. We set up an awning right in the water on the side. Took a cooler and sandwhich stuff. Spent day just relaxing in the water while kids played in knee to ankle deep... More 

1 Thank Kenneth S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This appears to be a city park. Bring water, chairs, shade. Limited parking near by. Water is refreshing, moving. It is a river that goes over a small dam. Kids loved it. Not deep any where so safe for little guys. MUST have water shoes. We stayed all afternoon.

Thank taffien
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This park is a favorite of visitors to Glen Rose as well as locals. The river is not much more than waist deep for the most part and ankle deep in many places. But the water is clean and quick flowing and fun to play in. I had my wife, grandkids, kids and in laws with me and everyone had... More 

Thank buddymusic
Whitesboro, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Very crowded so we didnt try to go down to the water, we just enjoyed it as a watch from the lot.. Parking lot probably holds about 30 cars, but we were there on the 4th of July, lots of people everywhere. A very popular spot with our children and grandchildren.

Thank GaryTracySr
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with a teenager!!! I know shocking that a teen would actually have fun with their family right....I also have a little one and he also enjoyed himself in the water. Fun for all ages from little to senior...just don't forget your water shoes!

Thank Jose T

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