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The Land of Excitement 

4th of July 2010 170Our annual Independence Day Celebration in Presidio will be Sunday, July 3rd, 9 p.m. till 1 a.m  at Daly Park. (Behind Harper Hardware.)

Enjoy the music of Los Jinetes and the Resonators, followed by our traditional fireworks show!

Summer nights in Presidio are ideal for viewing the Dark Skies of Texas.

Big Bend Ranch State Park is the Official Viewing Area for the Texas Dark Skies. Historic Ft Leaton Trajan Pro 3 font


Stargazing Summary

June’s evening sky offers a bright outline of the path that the Sun will follow in a few months. The stars Regulus and Spica lie quite close to that path, known as the ecliptic. And three bright planets also line up along the ecliptic. From west to east, they are brilliant Jupiter (between Regulus and Spica), orange Mars (in the south), and golden Saturn (to the left of Mars). The Sun will pass close to Regulus in August, Spica in October, and the current positions of Mars and Saturn in December.

Stardate Information from our Friends at McDonald Observatory

Planetary Geometry

Presidio is Motorcycle Heaven

Where NASCAR Drivers come for FUN!!!

The River Road, FM 170 starts or ends here.  Kyle Petty returns after several previous rides to Presidio and said, “I love it here. It is one of the best rides in the U.S.”  Visit our “Presidio is Motorcycle Heaven Page.”

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NASCAR’s Kyle Petty (L0 and Presidio Alderman, Dimitri Garcia welcomes the Kyle Petty Charity Ride to Presidio High School.

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Richard Petty, The King of NASCAR ( Center) is greeted Mayor Pro Tem, Alcee Tavares ( L) and Alderman, Antonio Manriquez at a outdoor assembly for the kids to see the Kyle Petty Charity Ride at the Presidio Elementary School.

Motorcycle Riders love it in Presidio, Texas! National Geographic calls FM170 known as the River Road is one of the Top 10 scenic Drives in North America.  It is a perfect ride.

Our History before the Alamo… into a land called the Spanish explorers named “TEXAS.”         Watch the Video by Millet Films.

A New Tourist Business Opening in Presidio.  Presidio Trading Post & Cantina

MotorCycle Heaven 209An Oasis for Bikers and Tourist alike will be opening soon in June on East FM 170 and Rio Grande Avenue.  Be sure to visit the Presidio Trading Post & Cantina to relax and refresh. 

  El Patio Restaurant is one of the popular Presidio Businesses for riders to stop and eat Authentic Mexican food. Spring 16 069

El Patio is Open 7 days a week.Spring 16 173

Motorcycle Riders are always welcome to Presidio.

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The DY Convenience Store is a popular Place to “Gas Up” in Presidio. Located at the Triangle of O’Rielly St. and Erma Ave.

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YA’LL come back soon!  Send your friends to see us.

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ANYTIME is Fishing Time in the Big Bend Ranch State Park on the Rio Grande.

With a State Park Visitor Pass or camping

Permit, no fishing license is needed.

David Knight and his 30 pound catfish caught on the Rio Grande near Presidio, Texas

David Knight and his 30 pound catfish caught on the Rio Grande near Presidio, Texas

 Visit our Presidio merchants for shopping for your camping Supplies.  Have a good time at Big Bend Ranch State Park on the Rio Grande and go fishing.  For more information call Fort Leaton at 432 229 3613.

Learn how to save water….


Texas Smartscape, Let our water department staff  help you save money and save water at the same time….Visit DSC_0148



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