Granbury Attractions


Acton State Park

Known as the smallest state park in Texas. Acton Cemetery is the final resting place of Mrs. Elizabeth P. Crockett, widow of Alamo Hero Davy Crockett. Acton

Barking Rocks Winery
Making wine, friends and events happen.

Brazos Carriage Company
Offers historical tours, romantic drives and transportation for those special events such as weddings and anniversaries.

Brazos Old Fashioned Drive-In and Cinema
Bring your lawn chair, and enjoy family entertainment under the stars in an authentic 1950s drive-in, or catch a movie at the cinema. Located at 1800 W. Pearl St.

Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station
The Visitors' Information Center features exhibits and displays that tell the story of the first nuclear powered electric generation plant in Texas. Tours available. FM 56 north of Glen Rose (817-897-5554)

Creation Museum
Founded in 1982 by archeologist, Dr. Carl Baugh, the museum exhibits biblical and scientific archeological findings including human footprints, dinosaur tracks and big cat tracks.
FM 205 west of Glen Rose (817-897-3200)


Driftwood Theatre 6
Granbury's Cinema featuring six screens, arcade and game room.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
2,900-acre wildlife conservation center featuring over 1,000 endangered and exotic animals. Scenic 9 mile drive-thru route offers close-up views. Restaurant, snack bar, gift shop, picnic areas.
Three miles west of Glen Rose off Hwy 67 (817-897-2690)


Granbury Cemetery
Wander through Granbury's old cemetery and visit the historical grave sites of General Hiram B. Granbury, Jesse James and Hood Counties earliest settlers, including Ashley Crockett (son of Davy Crockett).

Granbury Historic Railroad Depot
20th century rural Texas train station.

Granbury Live
Professionally cast, costumed and choreographed Nostalgia Concerts for the whole family. 817-573-0303

Historic Granbury Light Plant
1904 electric generating plant.

Hood County Courthouse
1892 Second Empire-style building made of native limestone.

Hood County Jail and Museum
Old Western Jail built in 1885. Complete with original cell block and hanging tower. Includes exhibits, artifacts and memorabilia.

Shanley House Center for the Arts
Home of Lake Granbury Art Association offering art shows, sales and classes.

Squaw Creek Park
475 scenic acres on Squaw Creek Reservoir, a 3,228 acre manmade lake offering fishing, boating, camping, swimming, scuba diving, and picnicking. Coates Rd. off Hwy 144 S (817/573-7053)

Squaw Valley Golf Course
This 18-hole public course has been nominated for the best public golf course in the nation. Unique Scottish braes and water hazards will challenge your golfing skills. Hwy 67, 1/2 mile east of Hwy 144, Glen Rose (817/897-7956, 800/831-8259)

Tarleton Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Ed. Center
Art and education center affiliated with Tarleton State University.

Texas Amphitheater
Outdoor amphitheater hosts a spring concert series, The Promise, and other special events under the stars. Texas Dr, Glen Rose (817/897-4509)

The Granbury Opera House
Located on the Historic Granbury Downtown Square. Musicals, plays and melodramas year round. Bring the whole family! 1-817-579-0952. Or see special packages and offers available exclusively through the Historic Nutt House Hotel. Hotel contact numbers are: 817-279-1207 or 817-996-0974

Glen Rose Attractions



AIC-Zion's Dream
Paddle wheeler Boat on Lake Worth, 817-279-1810

Barnard's Mill Art Museum
Art Museum, 254-897-2611

Broken O on the Brazos
Trail rides, hayrides and buggy rides; Special events with authentic chuckwagon cookouts; Cowboy birthday parties; Western style weddings; Rent a Horse. 254-897-1543

Butterfiles over Texas
Butterfly Exhibit & Butterflies for Release, 817-573-2919

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Contains the best preserved dinosaur tracks in Texas. Visitor Center, RV and camping facilities, picnic areas, and nature trails. FM 205 west of Glen Rose (817-897-4588)

Flying P Outdoors Guest Ranch
Bird Hunting, Fishing, Skeet/Trap and Lodging - Hico. Family/Corporate/Executive Packages available. 254-796-4034

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Scenic Wildlife Drive, Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Step-On Tours, the Overlook Cafe, Petting Pasture, Nature Store, Mountain Bike Tours, Nature Trail, Wildlife Walk, Conservation Camp, The Lodge & Hillside Safari Camp. 254-897-2960

Knob Hill Ranch Fossil Hunting
915-667-7352, 254-592-4174

Low Water Canoes
Canoe rental, 254-897-3666

Oakdale Park
RV, Tent Camping & Cabins. Bluegrass and Woodcarving Festivals. Public Pool. 254-897-2321

Paluxy Heritage Park
A place to remember the past and a place to stroll, relax and picnic.

The Promise
Spectacular musical drama portraying the life of Christ, is presented outdoors under the stars. Texas Amphitheater at Glen Rose (817/897-4341, 800/687-2661)

Rough Creek Lodge
Guided Upland Game Bird Hunting ~ Guided Bass Fishing Trout Fishing (in season) ~ Fly Fishing Instruction ~ Shooting Instruction Five-Stand ~ Sporting Clays ~ Archery ~ Fireside Cookouts ~Massage ~ Facial, 1-800-864-4705

SJH Co.
Art Studio & Gallery, 254-897-4279

Somervall County Expo Center
Exposition facility seats 3,000. Complete rodeo and concert facilities available. Bo Gibbs Dr. at Hwy 57 (817/897-4509)

Squaw Valley Golf Course
Public Golf Course, 254-897-7957