Glen Rose has always offered a great getaway as a family destination and “Dinosaur Capital of Texas,” but now, Glen Rose is also becoming known for its many outdoor recreational opportunities. For the mountain biking enthusiast, Solavaca Ranch is now open with miles of mountain biking trails over beautiful limestone hills and a variety of riding opportunities from ranch roads to single-track trails for the more serious riders.
Long known for some of the best-preserved dinosaur tracks in the United States, Dinosaur Valley State Park Offers a variety of hills and challenges for the beginning or seasoned mountain bike rider. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center offers “Bike the Rim” on a monthly basis. With guided mountain bike tours through their Intensive Management Area, riders have the opportunity to bike within five feet of a 2,000 lb. rhino, see wolves hiding in bushes or be stalked by cheetahs, safely of course. There are tour options for all skill levels and more information can be found at www.fossilrim.org.
Other outdoor adventures in Glen Rose includes canoeing and tubing on the Brazos River, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and swimming. Also, Glen Rose offers a variety bed & breakfast inns, cabins, cottages, campgrounds, hotels and RV parks. If food is what you are looking for, Glen Rose offers a wide variety of selections from burgers to gourmet cuisines. Visit Glen Rose and enjoy all the sites, sounds and tastes this historic town has to offer!