Texas Pecos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Fort Stockton: Comanche Springs Pool

Photo by TXDOT

Pavilion built in 1938 over the Big Chief Spring, once the largest spring in the system and flowed 65 million gallons of water per day.  Site of Fort Stockton's annual Water Carnival 3rd weekend in July. Located at Rooney Park and near the historic fort.


  • Spring Drive and First Street
  • Fort Stockton, Texas
  • 79735


  • Phone: 432-336-2751

Hours & Fees

  • Tuesday - Sunday 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. during the summer.

  • Contact pool for current fees.



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Read more about Comanche Springs in the Handbook of Texas Online.