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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Full Time RV Travel–Glen Rose TX

Glen Rose TX is another one those county seats with a beautiful courthouse. . .

2012-04-12 Barnard's of the Brazos Sculpture - Founder's of Glen Rose, TX - More History - http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM4N7G_Barnards_of_the_Brazos_Glen_Rose_Texas

It is also home to the Dinosaur Valley State Park

and Fossil Rim Wildlife Preserve,

both would be fascinating for kids. . .

2012-04-12 2012-04-12 Pentax 029

but I was here to see the last “wild” river in Texas, the Paluxy River,

which runs right through the heart of town. . .

and has the claim of being the only “undammed” river in the state.

2012-04-12 Paluxy River Big Rocks Park - the only undammed river in the State of Texas - empties into the Brazos River - headwater is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paluxy_River

We enjoyed the river from the very aptly named Big Rocks Park. . .

Dave enjoying the rocks

as you can imagine, kids of all ages would enjoy climbing over, under,

and through this natural jungle gym. . .

Seeing as how we are now in the Prairies & Lakes Region of Texas, I was fascinated when my brother in law told me there are no natural lakes in Texas.  I guess that explains why the Paluxy River is the only “wild” river in the state. . .all the rest of them have been dammed to form “reservoirs.”

2012-04-12 Paluxy River Big Rocks Park - the only undammed river in the State of Texas - empties into the Brazos River - headwater is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paluxy_River

after checking for rattlesnakes,

I just stood back and enjoyed the sights and sounds of the river. . .

2012-04-13 Cedar Ridge RV Park - Glen Rose TX

While we enjoyed our stay at Cedar Ridge RV Park

2012-04-13 Cedar Ridge RV Park - Glen Rose TX

on the outskirts of Glen Rose. . .

I might actually advise staying 30 minutes away,

in Granbury TX. . .and driving over to Glen Rose for a day trip.

 

More links and info for Glen Rose TX:

Downtown Glen Rose

Bird Sanctuary

Big Rocks Park on the Paluxy River  (the only undammed river in Texas.)