Welcome to Glen Rose/ Somervell County!

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Welcome to Glen Rose/Somervell County, Texas! Your adventure is here! It doesn’t matter when you come, any time of the year is a great time to visit Glen Rose/ Somervell County. There is so much to do and see, it is the perfect place for a family vacation or a weekend getaway.

Glen Rose is known as the “Dinosaur Capital of Texas” and for good reason. Dinosaur Valley State Park contains some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world. Another dinosaur attraction is Dinosaur World. It is Texas’s largest attraction dedicated to dinosaurs. Dinosaur World features life size recreations in the forms of statues and animatronics. It also has a museum, fossil dig and Boneyard playground.


Other top attractions include: Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, a world renowned wildlife preserve featuring over a thousand threatened and endangered species from around the world, free roaming on 1,700 acres, it’s a mini Africa in Texas! The Promise is a musical play about the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Come see the Gospel come to life before your eyes and listen to the award winning musical score performed by a cast and crew of over 200. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights in September and October. If golf is your game plan to play a round at the top rated 36 hole Squaw Valley Golf Club. Golf Digest Magazine gave Squaw Valley’s beautiful 36 holes of championship golf a 4 ½ out of 5 stars.

Go shopping in our historic Courthouse Square. Watch a rodeo or equestrian event at the Somervell County Expo Center. Explore one of our museums.  Dine out at one of our many mom and pop restaurants, Or just get some fresh air by going biking, swimming, hiking, or horseback riding.

So make sure to book your getaway at one of our bed & breakfasts, cabins, hotels, campgrounds or RV parks. Hope to see you soon!

Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau: 100 NE Barnard St., Glen Rose, TX 76043; (254) 897-3081  https://exploreglenrose.org