Big Spring

Rack Card

brochure Big Spring - Rack Card

Rack Card of Big Spring State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

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Big Spring S TAT E PA R K PA N H A N D L E P L A I N S Big Spring STATE PARK At Big Spring State Park, visitors love to hike, bike and bird-watch on this 382-acre parcel of rural land. Visitors should be on the lookout for horned lizards and roadrunners along a three-mile scenic drive looping around the park, which sprawls across a high mesa called Scenic Mountain—so named because of the beautiful sunsets and scenic views that it affords. Below the limestone bluff lies the town of Big Spring, named for a large spring that once flowed nearby. Group Facility: Picnic pavilion (capacity 50). An ideal site for weddings, or church/company/ graduation picnics. Picnicking: Picnic sites with shade shelters and grills. Playground nearby. Interpretive Center: Indian and natural history exhibits. Trails and Nature Watching: Hiking, biking and nature trails. Great diversity of plant and animal life. Scenic Overlook Drive: CCC-built loop road constructed with huge limestone blocks. Weddings and Group Picnics: By arrangement. To Lubbock To Midland 87 350 To Snyder Big Spring 20 Big Spring State Park 700 87 To Abilene To San Angelo Located in Howard County, within the city limits of Big Spring, off FM 700. Big Spring State Park #1 Scenic Drive, Big Spring, TX 79720 • (432) 263-4931 Rates and reservations: (512) 389-8900. For info only: (800) 792-1112. Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. © 2020 TPWD PWD CD P4506-003D (4/20) In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.

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