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Tourism and Visitors Bureau (TVB)

Welcome to the Stephenville Tourism and Visitor Bureau Page!  

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Julie Smith
Tourism and Visitor Bureau Manager
Phone:   (254) 552-1222

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Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureau

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Stephenville is located 1-2 hours from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, 1.5 hours from Waco, 2.5 hours from Austin, and 4 hours from Houston. Stephenville is the home of Tarleton State University and offers each student a traditional college experience. Tarleton offers students more than 18 on campus living options, an opportunity for field learning and internship experience with many of the local businesses. Stephenville allows students to earn a high quality education, while staying in an area that feels just like home and with a lot of history. Tarleton currently has 13,011 enrolled students and 1,586 for faculty/staff as of fall 2017.

Stephenville also offers their community two (2) public parks: Jaycee Park and Stephenville City Park, two (2) golf courses: Legends Country Club and Tejas Municipal Golf Course, eight (8) tennis courts: four of which are located on the Tarleton State University campus, Cinemark Movie Theater, Splashville, Stephenville Youth Center, 281 Speedway, Stephenville Disc Golf Course, Bosque River Trail, Shopping, Dining and Entertainment; at various establishments.

Stephenville is also known as the ‘Cowboy Capital of World’ and the ‘City of Champions’, Stephenville takes pride in having small town values, where a strong work ethic, family- values, and a giving heart still matter.

This just proves that if you are looking for a small town community, you have found one of the best!


The Bosque River Trail is located in the heart of downtown Stephenville.  This 2.8 mile long mixed use trail is part of an eight phase project to provide connectivity to the park system.  The Bosque Trail provides a scenic escape, winding along the Bosque River and parts of the city you cannot experience from your vehicle.


Splashville Water Park offers fun for children of all ages. Located in sunny Stephenville, Splashville is a fun summer retreat close to home. The park features a splash and zero entry area that has fun water features like waterbugs, water cannons, tipping buckets, mushroom waterfalls and a three foot slide. The larger four foot deep pool features a 16 foot slide, and 8 foot slide and a lily pad walk way. If you’re looking to kick back and relax, a trip down the lazy river will do the trick! Float down our 275 foot lazy river while taking in the splash-action around you or working on your tan. Fun in the sun and splashing in the ‘Ville can work up quite an appetite. Don’t worry! Splashville features a concession stand offering a variety of treats. Be sure to take a look at our Pool Rules, and to check out our Birthday Party Packages!


4th of July in Stephenville is always a fun time for family, friends, and visitors to enjoy the parade, vendors, concert, and fireworks in the city park!