In 2016, The Big Spring Convention and Visitors Bureau partnered up with KDC Associates to bring the city's namesake, the historic spring, a much needed restoration.
8 story-boards with accompanying educational signage covering the history of the area. Signage to include QR code links to additional information.
Construction materials featuring native stone and Civilian Conservation Corps-style architecture
Full handicap accessibility
Linkage to park and community center
New 1,600 square foot interpretive / education center with significant parking access
New artificial outflow into area above current spring location creating waterfall at spring
New expandable parking lots with parking for more than 140 vehicles
New pedestrian bridges themed to site and emergency vehicle capable
Observation decks overlooking the spring and artificial outflows
Partial demolition of dam to allow spring to reach natural levels
Plaza seating for more than 1,000 people with full electrical hookups and performance stage
Significant thinning of vegetation for visibility, appeal, and safety
Widened trail with security lighting and emergency vehicle access
Thank you to the following partners: KDC Associates Union Pacific Foundation Permian Basin Area Foundation SM Energy H-E-B TXU FMH Foundation Big Spring High School Class of 1967 Occidental Petroleum WJMoore Foundation Big Spring High School Class of 1955 and 1957 Oncor Keep Big Spring Beautiful. Without your help and contributions this project would not be possible.