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Big Rocks Park

Glen Rose, TX
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Be prepared to see lots of trash scattered on ground. Sand flies to eat you up alive. No shady... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Fun for the entire family

This was a great place to visit for a Family. Our grandson had a great time climbing on the rocks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Burleson, Texas
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Park on the Paluxy River.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to see lots of trash scattered on ground. Sand flies to eat you up alive. No shady areas to sit at, just lots of sand.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a great place to visit for a Family. Our grandson had a great time climbing on the rocks and playing in the water. This is a great spot for all age levels. Be very careful as the rocks in the water are extremely...More

2  Thank MDH1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park was a bit crowded the day we were there. But fun for the kids, the adults waded in the Paluxy River while the kids floated on tubes and climbed on rocks.

Thank Madeline K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Across from RV park and pool, lots of people playing on rocks and stream. Small damn just above the rocks, didn't see any fish caught, but several people trying.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

When they say BIG rocks, they aren't kidding. There are very interesting formations and the geological intricacies are amazing. A great place to bring your kids.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The thing I liked most about Big Rocks was all the people having fun. People climbing rocks/exploring although the rocks do not cover as large an area as I anticipated. Unexpected was the swimming hole nature of the park. It is surprising to see such...More

Thank dougfmftw
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This park is full of big rocks. It was a dream come true for my children (9 and 15) who love to climb! It was a little nerve racking for mom as they wanted to jump from rock to rock. We visited on a hot...More

Thank slhagins2
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Located near a stream, numerous huge boulders to climb on made for an interesting 45 minute visit. I wouldn't go on a hot day unless you plan to splash in the stream also.

Thank livinglife2010
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Our 5 year old and I ran around climbing the giant rocks. We had a lot of fun for an hour or two. Nice place to check out if you are in the area.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is simply a bunch of huge rocks on the river, but the kids could play here for hours climbing around the rocks. Great, free entertainment.

Thank KAinTX
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how safe is the water?
19 September 2016|
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Response from taffien | Reviewed this property |
It is a typical river water experience. Most places are shallow and mild to moderate current, safe enough for youngsters. Some places more deep and good to swim. Water shoes are almost a must for all ages....protect feel... More
Lori G
Are pets allowed?
7 July 2016|
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Response from buddymusic | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed if on a leash. No Hippos or Lions though! LOL
Can you fish out there?
24 June 2016|
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Response from Jasmine T | Reviewed this property |
You can hike behind the rocks and through the trees to go further down stream to fish