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  • 4700 S. 14thAbilene
  • Shopping

Yesterdaze Antique Mall

  • 2626 E. Hwy 80 (Bus. 20)Abilene
  • 325-676-9030
  • Shopping

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mon., Tues., Thur., Fri., Sat. and 1 to 5:30 p.m., Sun. (Closed Wed.)
Furniture, glassware, china, pottery, clocks, costume jewelry, primitives, collectibles


Lake Fort Phantom Hill

  • FM 600 - Westlake Rd.Abilene
  • 325-676-6217City of Abilene
  • Outdoor Adventures

Primitive Camping Only: Johnson Park (5-sites) and Seabee Park (4-sites) flush toilets; no drinking water; fishing and board ramp; no fee or reservations (48 hour limit)

Aquatic Vegetation: Stargrass, bulrush, pondweed, smartweed.
Predominant Fish: Largemouth bass, white crappie, blue catfish, flathead catfish, white bass, hybrid striped bass, freshwater drum.
Recreation: Sail boating, water skiing, swimming at your own risk, excellent winds for wind surfing.
Water Clarity: Stained to muddy and red colored in the upper end

Seabee Park: • Designating five acres as wetlands adjacent to the current model airplane flying field • Large group pavilion • Picnic sites • Barbecue facilities • Natural Trails and viewing sites  • Lighting and parking areas.
Johnson Park: • Large group pavilion • Outdoor classroom • Playground • Sand volleyball court  • Picnic sites • Barbecue facilities • Kayak trail • Disc golf site • Open play field • Sidewalks and trails • Restrooms • New park road, parking, and lighting.
North Boat Ramp Area: • Extension of ramp for low water access and addition of a wave attenuation device • Parking and paving • Security lighting • Picnic area