Lamesa, Texas Tourism

Lamesa, Texas Tourism
Lamesa is located between Lubbock and Midland in the panhandle of Texas. Known for its small-town atmosphere and friendly people, Lamesa has a lot of recreational activities to offer to the traveler.

Forrest Park and Campground

Forrest Park is a 50-acre park that has facilities for picnicking, volleyball, a playground and free camping facilities. The Boys & Girls Club lake provides a place to picnic and fish.

Buffalo Springs Lake

Fifty-six miles north of Lemesa is the Llano Estacado Audubon Society's nature trail at Buffalo Springs Lake. With 1.7 miles of hiking trails offering indigenous flora, wildlife, geology and history, there are also more than 6 miles of mountain bike trails. Maps of the trails can be picked up at the front gate.

Texas State Parks

There are four Texas State Parks within 120 miles of Lamesa. The Big Spring State Park, Caprock Canyons State Park, Lake Colorado City State Park and the San Angelo State Park are all within a two-hour drive of Lamesa and offer camping and miles of trails of mountain biking and hiking.

Dal Paso Museum

This museum features pioneer tools and furnishings. There are exhibits of ranch and farm equipment from early settlement days and works of local artists.

Skateboard Park

The Lamesa Skateboard Park is a beautiful, state-of-the-art park that was built by the city and completed in 2005.

Article Written By Eric Duncan

Eric Duncan is a military veteran and a professional in the safety, travel and aviation industries. Duncan has been writing since 2002 for magazines, newspapers, local business literature and on such websites as He has earned his Bachelor of Science in professional aeronautics and his Master of Business Administration.

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