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Oakdale park

Oakdale RV park is right across the street from part of the Paluxy River. Big Rock Park has huge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melanie R
via mobile
Wade back in time

Shallow rock-bed river where dinosaurs used to tread. For free fun, start off at Big Rocks Park in... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Debbie H
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Texas' last undammed river.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Glen Rose, TX
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oakdale RV park is right across the street from part of the Paluxy River. Big Rock Park has huge rocks that you can play, walk through and climb on and or play in the river. Fun times

1  Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Shallow rock-bed river where dinosaurs used to tread. For free fun, start off at Big Rocks Park in the river town of Glen Rose. Scramble over the boulders, or just head straight to the river's clear water, soaking up nature. Fun for splashing kids and...More

4  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The river is a good place to wade, fish, canoe or tube in. It is also nice for locals just to enjoy the view.

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Fun place to visit and cool off in the river.Also a walking path when the weather cools off. Lots of rocks at the park for kids and adult to climb around on.

1  Thank KarenHawkinson
Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you have young children this is a must go to place. Let your young children walk in the river, water is only up to ankles, to see the dinosaur foot prints. What a fun time watching a child step in and discover real foot...More

2  Thank T P
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The water was running good and the tracks were visible on track site #2! I would suggest to wear water shoes!!!

1  Thank joangusman
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We had a great time here & at Big Rocks Park. The river walk will take you there. Beautiful, well maintained area.

1  Thank 77cliffy77
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

So peaceful and serene. Nature's scenery at it's wonderfully best and you can't ask for anything less. There's just something about watching and listening to the water flow that makes your stress just melt away.

1  Thank Carla R
Reviewed 6 May 2016

From Big Rocks Park to the illuminated nature paths, this site offers a wonderful outdoors experience that everyone in the family will love.

2  Thank buddymusic
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Paluxy goes up and down but it's especially pretty going through the little town of Glen Rose. We've spent many an hour in a tube or canoe on this river.

5  Thank Lacey C
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Patty G
Will there still be running water in the river at dinasour park July 9-15?
31 May 2017|
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Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
Water flow in the River depends on the rainfall received by then. There will be water in July, but flow could be low.
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tinarubyflorez
how much is it to get into the river?
12 August 2016|
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Response from Lacey C | Reviewed this property |
Charges vary by vendor. The river is very low right now. You need to call ahead before planning something.
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Bigoledummy
Can I use my 6 person lounge on this river
30 May 2016|
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Response from Carla R | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure on that. You might have to contact Glen Rose Dinosaur Valley State Park for information.
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