Retire in Glen Rose, TX

Livability Score
56
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
2506
Median Househould Income
44632
Median Age
38.9
65 Years and Over
530
Median Home Value
124600
Unemployed
73
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Riverhouse Grill

Delicious entrées. Ole country charm atmosphere. Amiable and attentive staff. Love this place. First, shout out to Chloe who was our awesome waitress....

2. StorieBook Cafe

We really loved this place! Was a fun little cafe and the kids didn't want to leave. The food was really good and well priced. We had a veggie wrap with...

3. Debbies Restaurant

Small town diner with a small town atmosphere and good ole home cooking at a price that is amazing. Morning time and took the family here. Looking at the...

4. China Wok

Fresh Chinese food prepared like in the 90's but without the msg or grease. The fried shrimp is outstanding. The spicy Mongolian beef curry was killer and...

5. The Green Pickle

After a morning at Fossil Rim, we were tired and hungry (and a little hungover from the night before). We needed a greasy burger joint, STAT. The Green...

Golf
2. Golf Links Golf Course

Must try their burger! Okay now for the actual course review. The course has wide open fairways and challenges without the dreaded bunkers. Staff is always...

3. Harbor Lakes Golf Club

Enjoyed Dinner with the Neighbors there on Tuesday, food was very good, meatloaf was very good, and perfectly prepared, will have to try the pot roast next time

Active
1. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

Where else can giraffes gallop up to your car for a bite to eat. Though this is more than just feeding giraffes, it is a wonderful place to learn about...

2. Dinosaur Valley State Park

OK think beautiful park. Scenic views. Gentle river to swim in. Hiking trails. Camp sites with power and water.. Or without if that's your thing. Picnic...

3. Oakdale Park

My family and I have been going there for the past 4 years and have NEVER been disappointed. Cabins and grounds are always clean and not to mention the...

4. Big Rocks Park

This place is refreshing and fun. Not sure what's not to like! Lots of gigantic rocks to climb on and adventure around. Rushing water to sit and relax in,...

5. Rhodes Canoe Rentals

We rented a two-person canoe last weekend. $32. They may not take credit cards; I'm not sure. Take cash with you just to be safe. The place is pretty...

Arts
1. Dinosaur World

We had so much fun at dinosaur World! The kids got super excited as we pulled up and saw the huge T. rex out front. We spent about 45 minutes walking...

2. The Promise In Glen Rose

Beautiful venue; what a fantastic depiction of the most amazing story ever told. We will most definitely return again to this venue if at all possible. This...

3. BARNARD'S MILL ART MUSEUM

I can't say I'm a huge art fan, but Barnard's Mill, as in the property, has some pretty cool history. Charles E. Barnard and Herman Quimby traded with the...

4. Creation Evidence Museum

Okay, I am giving this 5 stars to this "museum" as an entertaining lark for anyone who- like most every scientist and thinking person on earth- believes in...

5. Glen Rose Fossil Shop

It was a great time visiting this eclectic little stone shop. This place has fun history with a Glen Rose story about Herman Shields in the early 1900's....

Shopping
1. Town and Country Floral Gallery

Jo is incredibly kind, empathetic and loving and will create the most perfect and beautiful arrangement for you at a reasonable and fair price. Highly...

2. Tracks In Time

I drive past this place all the time on my way to the family farm. Today I finally convinced my husband to stop and let me take a quick look around. I am...

3. Whole Heart Offerings

Kari does outstanding floral design! Her creativity is off the charts! Anytime you need flowers this is the floral shop to use!

4. Stone Hut Fossil Shop

You HAVE to come talk to Fossil Hunter Morris Bussey and see the fossils, stones, amethyst druzy etc. Our friends visited here last year when we all camped,...

5. Uncle George's Sporting Goods

Just heard about this place, so decided to check it out from the next county over. They have shotgun, pistol and rifle ranges. The owner was super helpful...

Health
1. Glen Rose Medical Center Hospital

I called to tell the ER that we were coming in from our camp site, that I was experiencing chest pain. They were ready for me and swiftly ran tests. I was...

2. Lakeside Physicians - Glen Rose

Great staff of medical professionals, made me feel at home on first visit, Dr Aimee and her staff are very friendly and experienced

3. Paluxy Valley MSO

Dr. Burroughs is the absolute best! I've had a slew of horrible doctors over the years and I always thought that's just how it is - no matter who you choose...

4. Susan Baker, DDS

We love Dr Baker. The staff is kind and professional.

5. Glen Rose Physical Therapy And Sports Rehab

Love Tom and Tye. They are great! I had horrible neck pain and went to this place. While it's not 100% it's 80% and that's great for me.

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