Whether it’s high adventure off-roading, a country drive or just a day traveling back in history, Ozona has a wide variety of activities and fun things to see and do to keep you entertained. Here is a list of the Top 10 Things to See and Do in Ozona. You might also check our our Exploring Ozona page which is a compilation of what we did during our visit to Ozona.

Hang Your Hat in History“

Visit the Crockett County Museum and Fort Lancaster State Historic Site to learn more about what life was like for the early pioneers. Mark significant events by visiting all of the Crockett County Historical Markers. Stroll through the Historic Town Square with the History on the Square Downtown Walking Tour, where you can take your picture by the Davy Crockett Monument, enjoy The Tie That Binds Sculpture, study the lines of the American Gothic Crockett County Courthouse designed by famed Oscar Ruffini, and more.

Go Off-roading and Camping

With over 3,400 acres, the Escondido Draw Recreational Area provides over 35 miles of single track trails for dirt bikes and more than 23 miles of scenic trails of challenging hills for ATVs and OHVs. Primitive campsites and RV sites are available with even more amenities under construction.

Go Hunting

With 1,800,000 acres and only one town, Crockett County offers those interested in hunting sports ample opportunity to practice their skills. Leases may be obtained on numerous ranches where animals, including deer, quail, turkey, javelina and more, may be hunted for a season or a day. A complete list of hunting leases is available at www.Ozona.com/Hunting.

Crocket Country Museum
Escondido Draw Recreation Area
Deer hunting in Ozona

Hunt for a Geocache

With several caches hidden in the area, Crockett County has many places for the enthusiast to discover. For a real challenge, solve the Discover Ozona! GPS Crossword Puzzle

Try a Travel Itinerary

Whether you only have an hour or several days, you can find plenty of ideas to help you plan your trips on the Travel Itineraries page.

Wildflowers and wildlife viewing

Ozona has several options for viewing the best that nature has to offer! Stroll through the ever-changing Crockett County Interpretive Trail where you can see over 200 native plants found within a 100-mile radius of Ozona and learn about the advantages of rain harvesting. Spend some time bird watching or step into the nearby Visitor Center to find information about many other local attractions like the Twistflower RanchEscondido Draw Recreational Area or one of the other area locations listed on the Heart of Texas West Wildlife Trail.

Dining in Ozona
Crockett Statue
Crockett County Interpretive Trail

Picnic & Play

Ozona has several public parks where you can stretch your legs, catch your breath and let the kids run off some energy.

Stay a While

Ozona has a wide assortment of lodging facilities and RV parks to help you rest up for all the exciting activities you will find in the area.

Eat, Drink & Be Merry

Whether you want a juicy piece of steak, a cheesy enchilada, or a dinner just like Grandma used to make, you can satisfy nearly every hankerin’ your taste buds might have. Ozona offers diners a chance to enjoy barbecue, home-style cafes, pizza, steakhouses, seafood, Mexican restaurants and more. Here are the local restaurants.

Go Shopping

Take some time to visit some of our unique shops located throughout the community.

Come for Special Occasions

Visit Ozona to experience some of the exciting events which take place throughout the year, like Crockett County History Day, 4th of July Celebrations, Crockett County Veterans Exhibit, Deerfest, Evening on the Town and more! For a full list of events planned in the area, visit the Ozona Chamber’s Events-Calendar.

Mike Sharp
Author: Mike Sharp

I have a passion for travel and outdoor activities, and now I'm enjoying retired life. I will continue my traveling, golfing, boating, and enjoying life all across the great state of Texas.

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