Alibates Flint Quarry National Monument, Cas Johnson Road (off Texas 136 seven miles southwest of town), 806 857 3151, . Beginning around 13,000 years ago, American Indians collected high-quality flint here for weapon and tool-making. Alibates Flint was traded across the continent long before the Europeans made their appearance. The park has over 700 quarry sites. Free tours are available by reservation only at 10am and 2pm daily.
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, headquarters at 419 E. Broadway. This man-made reservoir provides drinking water for 11 nearby cities and is a popular spot for boating and fishing. The surrounding lands have canyons of up to 200 feet and provide ample opportunities for hiking and observing wildlife.
Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum has dioramas displaying the local landscape and wildlife of the area, a large freshwater aquarium that includes several species of fish found in Lake Meredith, and a new display on Playa Lakes.