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Big Rocks Park

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Glen Rose, TX
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Big Rocks and a swimming place

The rocks are really cool, seems crazy in the middle of nowhere! The river was a good place to cool... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bonnie S
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Austin, Texas
Kids had a blast climbing the rocks!

This is a small city operated park. There’s no admission fee. Our kids loved climbing all over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DKGM07
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Park on the Paluxy River.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (87 reviews)
“snow cone” (9 reviews)
“fun climbing” (4 reviews)
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Glen Rose, TX
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"the river"
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"snow cone"
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"fun climbing"
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"water shoes"
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"big fun"
in 3 reviews
"nature lovers"
in 3 reviews
"cool off"
in 4 reviews
"trash cans"
in 3 reviews
"couple hours"
in 4 reviews
"interesting place"
in 3 reviews
"great for families"
in 3 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 7 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 5 reviews
"swimming hole"
in 4 reviews
"dinosaur valley"
in 4 reviews
"dam"
in 19 reviews
"fishing"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The rocks are really cool, seems crazy in the middle of nowhere! The river was a good place to cool off but it is so sad to me - people leave trash all over. My granddaughter went around and picked up a bunch of it....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small city operated park. There’s no admission fee. Our kids loved climbing all over the giant rocks. They also enjoyed walking through the Paluxy river looking for little fish. There’s not much to do here besides that. It looks like it gets...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun to explore, jump and climb! Stopped here with my 3yo and 5yo before going to see the dinosaur park- they are good climbers so it was relatively easy spotting them on the rocks. It was a highlight of our day and definitely worth the...More

Thank Jackie S
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

This park is awesome and love that they offer life jackets since we miscounted. Brought the kid out in me. We had planned on staying for an hour but spent 3hrs before we left for Dinosaur valley.

Thank adriona b
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Easy to spend half a day with your feet in the cool waters of the Paluxy River. Can cross the river and enjoy the river walk. Glen Rose is diamond in the ruff; great little town. We will return.

Thank John B
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Happen to be passing by after taking in another nearby attraction. The rocks are very interesting and there are many you can sit or stand on for pictures. Pets are allowed in the water if on leash. Looks like a nice place to spend a...More

1  Thank barryusa
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

My father and I walked all around the park, between the rocks, and checked out some of the vernal pools. These rocks appear to be glacial erratics, although we couldn't find any informational resources to corroborate that assumption. It's pretty tiny but definitely worth a...More

1  Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Such a great spot! Good for wading, fishing, and sunning of a rock! Water socks would help and we will bring them next time! Ours kids loved playing hide and seek on the rocks and climbing 🧗‍♀️! Soooo fun. We will definitely be back!

1  Thank Greta P
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I know what you’re thinking, “how big are these rocks?” Well, trust me when I tell you, they are pretty BIG. We could have spent all day leaping from rock to rock, there were smooth rocks and rough rocks, some rocks were far and some...More

3  Thank Stephanie O
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Our kids were fascinated by these huge rocks. You can play in the shallow water, and the park prvides life vests to use if you wish for extra safety.

1  Thank Donna M
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Jazmin G
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie O | Reviewed this property |
The water is not deep. But your thoughts will be as you sit on the big rocks.
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priteesah
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie O | Reviewed this property |
It is free! Have fun!
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Melody M
July 12, 2017|
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Response from Kendall A | Reviewed this property |
No. It's not very big , but it's worth seeing if you happen to be there. You can park and walk right in.
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