Welcome to Glen Rose, Texas, the Gateway to the Hill Country. Rated as American Dream Town USA 2004, Glen Rose is a must see when looking for that perfect weekend getaway or relaxing country vacation. Whether you want to see dinosaur tracks, touch wildlife, brave the rapids, or just have a quite family picnic at one of the many city parks, Glen Rose, TX is the vacation getaway for you.
As a great central location for Granbury, Meridian, Walnut Springs Hico, Stephenville and Cleburne, Glen Rose, Texas is also home to fantastic, unique attractions like Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and World Famous Dinosaur Valley State Park, making it an extremely popular tourist town with terrific accommodations. There are also numerous walking/jogging trails perfect for the active visitor.
Almost 113 million years ago, Glen Rose was home to many different species of dinosaurs, which have left their
tracks throughout the town, thus earning the title "Dinosaur Capitol of Texas". Glen Rose, Texas also sits on
the Barnett Shale, the hottest natural gas play in the U.S,
which reaches across North Texas including neighboring Johnson, Hood, Hill, Comanche, Bosque and Erath counties,
and has become the largest onshore field in Texas.
Glen Rose, the only city in Somervell County, has a population 2,400 and is one of the premier locations for living the "Rural American Life Style." The past several years have seen the demand for property and real estate in Glen Rose rise as more and more people are forsaking the busy city life for the quiet country life. Glen Rose is also fast becoming a popular town for vacation homes and retirees.
Somervell County is the second smallest county in Texas. However, our location in the Fort Worth metropolitan region represents a 1.1 million-area population for shopping, services, culture, business and leisure.
Friends of Glen Rose Area:
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Pond Maintenance- All natural pond maintenance and algae control supplies from Natural Environmental Systems.