Things to Do

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Use the search below to explore hundreds of things of things to do in and around Abilene.


Belk Ranch- Hunting

  • 6402 FM 2111Winters
  • 325-786-2785Allen Belk
  • Hunting

Dove, quail, and turkey. Please call for additional lease information. 


Billiards Plus

  • 5495 S. 7thAbilene
  • 325-698-5495
  • Other

Buck Creek Trails

  • 325-677-2453Biketown
  • $15 per year per family

  • Outdoor Adventures

Abilene Bike Club membership is required to access the trails: $20 per year per family. Visit Biketown, 1789 Industrial Blvd., to join and get directions to the trail.


Buffalo Gap Flea Market

  • 100 Vine St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3327
  • Shopping

Year-round: 3rd Sat. of each month


Buffalo Mountain Ranch - Hunting

  • 10988 US Hwy 277 SouthAbilene
  • 325-691-5120
  • 4,400 acres
    North American Buffalo, Whitetail Deer, Rio Grande Turkey

  • Hunting

Archery only hunts for whitetail deer and archery or modern smokeless powder shotguns for Rio Grande turkey. Elk hunting and buffalo hunting is generally restricted to archery and black-powder equipment. However, there are some exceptions: we allow modern .45-70 rifles to hunt buffalo as well. Camping available.

Bunny Run Antiques

  • 912 Butternut St.Abilene
  • 325-704-4309
  • Shopping

Tues.-Sat.: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Antiques, gifts, vintage clothing, jewelry, collectibles, home decor, shabby chic, and furniture.


Butternut Resale

  • 302 Butternut St.Abilene
  • Shopping

Noon to 4 p.m., Thurs. - Sat.
Antiques, cowboy boots, jeans, useful stuff, old toys, books, small furniture, old signs and metal stuff


Camp Able of Buffalo Gap

  • 1302 Pecan St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-280-6053Camp Able
  • Outdoor Adventures

An equine therapy and horse rescue nonprofit organization providing therapeutic riding and skill-based training to individuals with special needs. Offering both weekly equine-assisted therapy programs and special summer residential programs. All programs are by appointment only.


Camp Barkeley Dog Park

  • E.S. 11th & Loop 322Abilene
  • Outdoor Adventures

Open Daily: Dawn to dusk. Camp Barkeley is an off leash park with 2-areas, 1-acre for small dogs (under 30 lbs.) and 2-acres for large dogs. The park has people benches, water, and waste bags on-site. Restrooms for humans are located near the Nelson Splash Pad just across the road from the dog park. For a complete list of guidelines for the dog park, Click Here.


The Carousel

  • 826 Butternut St.Abilene
  • 325-370-9475
  • Shopping

Thurs.-Sat.: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Antiques, vintage, collectibles, and shabby chic


Cedar Break Gallery

  • 972 4th St.Abilene
  • 325-677-9999
  • Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment

  • Attractions

Barry Authur’s paintings and sculptures are what great western art is all about. From beautiful landscapes, western and wildlife to intricately carved sculpture; the gallery offers a wide variety of art.


Century Theatres

  • 3818 John Knox Dr.Abilene
  • 325-793-9292
  • Nightlife

Chick-N-Tree Antiques

  • 2544 Barrow St.Abilene
  • 325-692-2422
  • Shopping

Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., 1 to 5 p.m.
Antiques, collectibles, and treasures.