About four miles east of Crosbyton is a safety rest area that is more like a state park than anything else. Nestled among sandstone boulders and tall cottonwood trees, Silver Falls Park has long been a popular swimming hole and gathering spot where generations of Texas have learned to swim, stolen their first kisses, and celebrated family reunions. In 2004, it underwent a renovation from the Texas Department of Transportation, and it’s now the largest rest area in the state. While many will pass through for a quick restroom break, travelers often return to reminisce about things that took place at Silver Falls.
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This Texas Panhandle Rest Area Is an Unassuming Nature Haven for Highway Travelers
With access to hiking trails and waterfalls, Silver Falls Park is a beloved stop for weary travelers looking to refresh, recharge, and reminisce.
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