Balmorhea State Park

Balmorhea State Park


Location:In the foothills of the Davis Mountains southwest of Balmorhea in the midwestern portion of the state.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electrical hookups, tent camping, showers, restrooms, motel, picnic areas, food concession, swimming pool, bathhouse, recreation hall, playground.
Activities:Camping, swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling.
Special Features:The waters of San Solomon Springs form the world's largest spring-fed swimming pool. With a capacity of more than 3.5 million gallons, the pool offers a unique setting for divers to observe the variety of aquatic life found in its clear waters.
Address:PO Box 15
Toyahvale, TX 79786

Phone:432-375-2370
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/balmorhea
Size: 46 acres.

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nobilis from the San Solomon Cienega in Balmorhea State Park, Reeves County, Texas.
Fish were collected from the San Solomon Cienega in Balmorhea State Park, Reeves County, Texas in May 2011.
Tour Balmorhea State Park with park ranger Horseback ride on trails to study vegetation and wildlife with biologist Drive to Marfa to view the Marfa Lights
nobilis have been shown to occupy different parts of the environment in the refuge canal at Balmorhea State Park (Hubbs et al.
Habitat partitioning by two congeners (Gambusia geiseri and Gambusia nobilis) at Balmorhea State Park, Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas -- TengoInternet and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today announced a pilot program to offer wireless Internet service at five Texas state parks -- Choke Canyon State Park (Calliham) near Three Rivers, Blanco State Park near Blanco, Balmorhea State Park near Toyahvale, Goose Island State Park near Rockport, and Ray Roberts Lake State Park (Isle du Bois) near Pilot Point.
All fishes inhabiting the irrigation canals of Balmorhea State Park (including G.
5m deep Balmorhea State Park refuge canal was constructed in order to enhance the abundance of G.
The two species were sampled on 9 March 1995 in the Balmorhea State Park refuge canal.
However, through conservation efforts by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department beginning in the 1970s, a refuge canal was built at San Solomon Spring within Balmorhea State Park to provide improved habitat for G.