The swimming pool is open for 2016 with a new fee of $1 for children 12 and under and $2 for everyone 13 and over. Everyone entering the swimming pool must pay the fee . . . 

History

CCC men building a rock arch.Comanches frequented what is now the park, camping in the groves of native pecan trees, like you see in our picnic area.

The state acquired the property in 1933 from the city of Abilene. The park, with 529.4 acres, is southwest of Abilene, in Taylor County.

The Civilian Conservation Corps built the park’s facilities in the early 1930s. Abilene State Park opened on May 10, 1934.

Learn more in the Interpretive Guide to Abilene State Park.


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