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15th Annual Pioneer Days
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
15th Annual Pioneer Days**Free Event** November 16th, 17th, 18th, 2018 8am to 6pm each day Come and experience life in.... More
2018 Market Days at BBM/CTOM, April through October
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Join us for Market Days, April through October! On the 4th Saturday of the month, the Big Bear Native American.... More
Winter/Regular Hours
Winter Hours
Open Saturdays and Sundays only.
Saturdays 10am-5pm
Sundays 1pm-5pm.
Closed Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur/Fri
Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day.
Regular Hours
March through November:
Open Thur/Fri/Sat from 10am to 5pm
Open Sundays from 1pm to 5pm
Closed Mon/Tue/Wed
Closed Easter Sunday.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving.
Chisholm Trail Marker - Smith Ranch
Settled in the valley below in 1887 and through the years has protected a 25 acre rare native prairie grass preserve. Imagine millions of bison and Longhorn cattle that grazed on this lush grass just as it is today on.... Read More
Did you know?
By 1870 thousands of Texas Longhorn cattle were being driven over the Chisholm Trail to the Union Pacific (later the Kansas Pacific) Railroad shipping center at Abilene. By 1871 as many as 5,000 cowboys were often paid off during a single day. Abilene became known as a rough town in the Old West.

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