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Nice walk

My husband and I enjoyed a relaxing walk along the riverwalk where we found a glen rose rocks... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
CANTON, United States
Cautions to take!No one will tell there.

Nice place but If you don't know swimming and have kids with you then 1) Wear life jackets If... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Frisco, Texas
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Texas' last undammed river.
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a relaxing walk along the riverwalk where we found a glen rose rocks! Stone to take home as a momento. It was nice and quiet area surrounded by beautiful homes.

Thank amyhR973XF
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Nice place but If you don't know swimming and have kids with you then 1) Wear life jackets If you don't know swimming. More than 10ft depth at some places 2) It takes more than 3 hrs to get to the exit. No exit in...More

1  Thank ebizsd
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was a calm river and we were able to swim in it and hike along it. We really enjoyed spending time here and had a great time!

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Oakdale RV park is right across the street from part of the Paluxy River. Big Rock Park has huge rocks that you can play, walk through and climb on and or play in the river. Fun times

2  Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Shallow rock-bed river where dinosaurs used to tread. For free fun, start off at Big Rocks Park in the river town of Glen Rose. Scramble over the boulders, or just head straight to the river's clear water, soaking up nature. Fun for splashing kids and...More

5  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The river is a good place to wade, fish, canoe or tube in. It is also nice for locals just to enjoy the view.

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Fun place to visit and cool off in the river.Also a walking path when the weather cools off. Lots of rocks at the park for kids and adult to climb around on.

1  Thank KarenHawkinson
Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you have young children this is a must go to place. Let your young children walk in the river, water is only up to ankles, to see the dinosaur foot prints. What a fun time watching a child step in and discover real foot...More

2  Thank T P
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The water was running good and the tracks were visible on track site #2! I would suggest to wear water shoes!!!

1  Thank joangusman
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We had a great time here & at Big Rocks Park. The river walk will take you there. Beautiful, well maintained area.

1  Thank 77cliffy77
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11 July 2017|
Response from Melanie R | Reviewed this property |
oak dale
Patty G
1 June 2017|
Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
Water flow in the River depends on the rainfall received by then. There will be water in July, but flow could be low.
13 August 2016|
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Response from Lacey C | Reviewed this property |
Charges vary by vendor. The river is very low right now. You need to call ahead before planning something.