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Big Rocks Park

Glen Rose, TX
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River Rocks

Huge river rocks and lots of swimming surrounding them. A great place for the family to gather and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chiefland, Florida
Fun place

This is a fun park. Lots of rocks to sit and play on. The water was low which made the rocks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penny C
Georgetown, United States
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Park on the Paluxy River.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Glen Rose, TX
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Huge river rocks and lots of swimming surrounding them. A great place for the family to gather and it is all free.

Thank richnbonnie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun park. Lots of rocks to sit and play on. The water was low which made the rocks slippery. Water shoes are a must.

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Rocks Park 1018 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose TX There is no entrance fee or any other fees. On the way back from staying at a B&B outside of Friedricksberg, we decided to take a scenic route and see some of Glenn Rose, that...More

Thank skycop60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent an hour by the rocks and in the river to cool down. Great for families and adults. Free family fun for all ages.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids (and even hubby) loved climbing up on the rocks and exploring. My oldest loved swimming in the river (a bit dirty/smelly - what do you expect - it's a river!) We'll definitely go back here, it's easy to spend 2-3 hours here. The...More

1  Thank Heather K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free park for exploring, wading, etc. Would be nice if there were a bit more signage, I suspect there was but we just didn't know where to find the signage, some historical info would be great. Kids had fun, water was a nice break.

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time. Rocks in water is slippery so be careful my dog usually hates water but he insisted on staying in the water. The kids had a blast sliding down the rocks into the river. It was hot outside. We could only handle...More

Thank urquidezpamela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Need good shoes for walking on the big rocks and the trail leading to the river. I would not go into the water. There is a warning sign of amoebas. You don't have to ingest them for them to get in your brain.

1  Thank kmaddy2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

3  Thank MDH1967
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Melody M
13 July 2017|
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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
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