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Cross Timbers

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The Cross Timbers are the northwestern band of Texas' Prairies and Lakes region.

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Map of Cross Timbers
  • 1 Bridgeport
  • 2 Decatur has one of the best 19th century courthouses in the state.
  • 3 Denton - Eclectic home of the University of North Texas, Texas Women's University, and a vibrant music scene.
  • 4 Gainesville
  • 5 Glen Rose , gateway to Dinosaur Valley State Park.
  • 6 Granbury
  • 7 Mineral Wells
  • 8 Muenster - A small German settlement with a great Oktoberfest celebration.
  • 9 Nocona - Small town famous for producing cowboy boots.
  • 10 Stephenville
  • 11 Weatherford

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  • Dinosaur Valley State Park
  • Lake Bridgeport
  • Lake Ray Roberts
  • Lake Lewisville

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The Cross Timbers extend south from the Oklahoma border as far east as Lake Texoma and down south of Fort Worth. They wrap around the west side of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, bound on the west by the North Central Plains and on the east and south by the Blackland Prairie region.

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