Monday-Friday8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m


City Hall Phone254-897-2272


Big Rocks Park


Located on the Paluxy River, Big Rocks Park is full of unusually large rocks. There are plenty of shallow areas for children to climb, explore and play. Families can enjoy swimming and cooling off from the Texas heat or enjoy lunch sitting underneath the trees. There are plenty of areas to walk along the Paluxy. Enjoy taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of Glen Rose. The park is completely free!

**Things you should know**

  • No alcohol is allowed at the park
  • No BBQ grilling or fires are allowed at the park
  • Friendly pets on a leash are welcome
  • Camping is not allowed at the park
  • Please keep up with your trash and help keep Glen Rose clean!

Reminder to swimmers to take precautions to avoid infection from Naegleria fowleri, an amoeba present in nearly all rivers, lakes, ponds, and streams. CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

1014 SW Barnard St.

Open 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM (will be closed if flooding)
To comply with social distancing requirements imposed by Governor Abbott, Big Rocks Park in Glen Rose will close on weekends by order of the mayor to protect the health and safety of the public.  The park will be closed each Friday – Sunday, reopening on Monday mornings, moving forward until further notice.  

Phone Number:
CVB (254) 897-3081

Big Rocks Park