Home of the spring that gave Big Spring its name, Comanche Trail Park is
a 400 acre park that features a 6,900-seat limestone amphitheater, an
18 hole golf course, tennis courts, baseball fields, playgrounds,
pavilions, and hike, bike and nature trails. Park visitors can enjoy
fishing or picnicking at Comanche Trail Lake. The Dora Roberts Community
Center is located on the bank of the Comanche Trail Lake and has
facilities and accommodations available for weddings, conferences,
dances and receptions.
Christmas at the Park
During the Christmas season, the annual Comanche Trail Park Festival of Lights boasts more than 1 million lights displayed in the park with more than 10,000 people attending the event annually. The Trail of Lights features various themes and silhouettes highlighted with a stunning display of large poinsettias on the dam of Comanche Trail Lake.
Comanche Trail Park is located on the south end of Big Spring and can be accessed from U.S. 87 and from F.M. 700. View park map (PDF).
The Comanche Trail Park has several pavilions that can be
rented for family activities, parties and special events. The pavilions
can accommodate small groups or gatherings. Reservations for the
pavilions are granted on a first come, first served basis. Reservations
cannot be made more than one year prior to the date of the event.
Reservations can be made for any day of the week and for all holidays.
The rental of any pavilion located within the Comanche Trail Park will
begin at 8 a.m. on the selected day and end at 10 p.m.
For more information and pricing, call the City of Big Spring Community Services office at 432-264-2323.