Rack Card at Balmorhea State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.
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Balmorhea S TAT E PA R K B I G B E N D C O U N T RY Balmorhea STATE PARK In the desert flatlands of West Texas near the Davis Mountains lies Balmorhea State Park and its popular centerpiece, San Solomon Springs. For thousands of years, this spring provided water for Native Americans and, later, for Spanish explorers and soldiers. Today, the park’s deep pool over the spring attracts swimmers and divers. The historic San Solomon Springs Courts motel, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the early 1940s, offers a comfortable alternative to camping. The irrigation canals within the park are home to unique aquatic life, including two species of endangered fish. Camping: Campsites with water only or water and electricity and cable TV. Motel: Historic San Solomon Springs Courts offers 18 units, A/C, heat, cable TV, no phone. Reservations recommended. Group Facilities: Dining hall (capacity 25–50). Picnicking: Day-use area with playground. Swimming: Pool open year-round. Bathhouse. Special Attraction: A replicated desert wetland (ciénega) with a viewing deck. Texas State Parks Store: One-of-a-kind gifts, souvenirs, convenience items, etc. 20 17 Kent 10 Saragosa Balmorhea 118 Toyahvale 17 10 Balmorhea State Park Located in Reeves County, four miles west of Balmorhea off Texas Highway 17. Balmorhea State Park Box 15, Toyahvale, TX 79786 • (432) 375-2370 www.texasstateparks.org Rates and reservations: (512) 389-8900. For info only: (800) 792-1112. Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. © 2018 TPWD PWD CD P4501-002G (8/18) In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TDD) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989. If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.