Explore: The Plains Trail Region
Our roadside heritage covers a lot of territory-both in mileage and subject matter. Perhaps our best examples are the many roadside historical markers placed along almost every roadway in Texas.
This exhibit honors retired horseshoer and cowboy, Bob Walters, of Dimmitt, Texas who cowboyed in several states from 1950-1966.
October 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Like to learn about the rich heritage of our communities, while helping make a difference in preserving it? The Texas Plains Trail Region board meets every other month at a site within our 52-county region, to conduct business and tour the area...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00pm to October 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Premier Vintage Market of West Texas, bringing over 80 vendors with antiques, clothing, vintage and repurposed, jewelry, salvage, industrial, furniture and more!
October 26, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The community is invited to the annual C. W. Post Birthday Celebration. October 26, 5:30 p.m. at the Heritage House in Post, Texas.
About the Plains Trail Region
Enjoy the rugged beauty and shimmering sunsets of the Texas Plains. Miles and miles of short grass prarie gives way suddenly and unexpectedly to spectacular canyon vistas as you cross this 52-county region that covers approximately 50,000 square miles! The normally pleasant weather can change in an instant and quickly change back again. One of the last parts of the continental United States to be permanently settled, the Texas Plains have been occupied for millennia. More than 12,000 years ago, the Clovis people, the earliest known residents of North America, roamed this land hunting the ancient bison and the Columbian mammoth. In time, the Apache and Comanche nations came, followed by Spanish explorers, cowboys on the free range, and finally, homesteaders seeking opportunity in a new place. The stories of the land and the people are the history of the Texas Plains—and the true stories of the West.
The Plains Trail Region works with a variety of organizations to promote heritage travel throughout the region.