Splash Kingdom Waterpark announces it is opening a new location in Greenville. A ground breaking ceremony for the new waterpark on Interstate 30 was held in February, and the park is expected to open in early June.
Dinosaurs will once again roam the earth at Discovery Science Place in Tyler this summer. The Age of Dinosaurs exhibit features eight life-like “dinosaurs” that actually move as part of Jurassic Summer, a collaboration between Discovery Science Place and Tyler Junior College’s Center for Earth and Space Education.
There may be very few who associate East Texas with thrill-seeking. However, the activity of ziplining (some would call it sport, though I’m not sure that’s accurate) has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially in this region.
Longview has opened the three-mile Grace Creek Mountain Bike Trail for users to mountain bike, hike, or in wooded property owned from the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex south along the Grace Creek corridor.
The 27th annual UT Tyler Suddenlink Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest will be May 11-18 on The University of Texas at Tyler campus. Contest finals will be Sunday, May 19, at Hollytree Country Club.