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Big Rocks Park

Glen Rose, TX
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Day trip to Glen rose

This park is awesome and love that they offer life jackets since we miscounted. Brought the kid... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
adriona b
via mobile
Beautiful and Interesting Place Worth a Visit

Easy to spend half a day with your feet in the cool waters of the Paluxy River. Can cross the river... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
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Grovetown, United States
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Park on the Paluxy River.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (86 reviews)
“snow cone” (9 reviews)
“fun climbing” (4 reviews)
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Glen Rose, TX
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This park is awesome and love that they offer life jackets since we miscounted. Brought the kid out in me. We had planned on staying for an hour but spent 3hrs before we left for Dinosaur valley.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to spend half a day with your feet in the cool waters of the Paluxy River. Can cross the river and enjoy the river walk. Glen Rose is diamond in the ruff; great little town. We will return.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happen to be passing by after taking in another nearby attraction. The rocks are very interesting and there are many you can sit or stand on for pictures. Pets are allowed in the water if on leash. Looks like a nice place to spend a...More

1  Thank barryusa
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

My father and I walked all around the park, between the rocks, and checked out some of the vernal pools. These rocks appear to be glacial erratics, although we couldn't find any informational resources to corroborate that assumption. It's pretty tiny but definitely worth a...More

1  Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Such a great spot! Good for wading, fishing, and sunning of a rock! Water socks would help and we will bring them next time! Ours kids loved playing hide and seek on the rocks and climbing 🧗‍♀️! Soooo fun. We will definitely be back!

1  Thank Greta P
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I know what you’re thinking, “how big are these rocks?” Well, trust me when I tell you, they are pretty BIG. We could have spent all day leaping from rock to rock, there were smooth rocks and rough rocks, some rocks were far and some...More

3  Thank Stephanie O
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Our kids were fascinated by these huge rocks. You can play in the shallow water, and the park prvides life vests to use if you wish for extra safety.

1  Thank Donna M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Not that large of an area, but cool geology and a lot of fun to climb around. Would be even more fun in warmer weather with a bathing suit. Lots of pools of water trapped by the eponymous big rocks

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This quick stop is good for kids to burn some energy. Athletic shoes are a must! Good place to have a small picnic.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Pretty nice streambed with tumble of big boulders. Virtually no flow in this stretch of Paluxy River when I visited. Slippery rocks along a near stagnant stream. After a rain would expect it to be more interesting and a fun place for kids to play.

Thank docwhiteaustin
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priteesah
12 April 2018|
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Response from Stephanie O | Reviewed this property |
It is free! Have fun!
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Melody M
12 July 2017|
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Response from Kendall A | Reviewed this property |
No. It's not very big , but it's worth seeing if you happen to be there. You can park and walk right in.
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385darlac
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
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