Odeon Theater

  • The Odeon Theater was built on Mason’s picturesque courthouse square in 1928, and it is the longest continually operating theater in west Texas.  In 1957, the theater was the site of a special premier showing of the Disney movie "Old Yeller," based on the book by Mason native Fred Gipson.  The Odeon show times are: Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 7:00 p.m.

 

Museums

  • Mason County Museum - 505 Moody St. 325-347-5218 Thursday – Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

  • Mason Square Museum-130 McKavitt St. (North side of Square) - 325-347-0507 Thursday – Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

Fort Mason

  • Reconstructed officers' quarters on top of "Post Hill" and a short stroll from the Copper Rooster Guest House, includes 3 rooms furnished as in 1861 and display room full of interesting history of the Fort. Self-guided open 24/7.

 

Topaz Hunting

  • Topaz, the state gem of Texas, is found within the borders of the state only in Mason County. Topaz resembles quartz and ranges in color from clear to brown to yellow to sky blue. For Topaz hunting information and locations contact the Mason County Chamber of Commerce.

 

Llano River

 

 

The James Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve

  • Near dusk each evening, the Mexican Free-Tailed bats emerge from the cave in a rushing and seemingly endless stream to feed. You can visit the Preserve Thursday through Sunday evenings throughout the season (mid-May to mid-October). The Conservancy’s Preserve Manager will be at the site to provide information and assistance to visitors. Tour arrangements can be made by calling (325) 347-5970 during the season or (512) 263-8878 off season.

 

Enchanted Rock

  • Enchanted Rock rises 425 feet above the base elevation of the park. Its high point is 1,825 feet above sea level, and the entire dome covers 640 acres. Climbing the Rock is like climbing the stairs of a 30- or 40-story building. Located at 16710 Ranch Rd. 965 Fredericksburg, TX 78624
    it lies 18 miles North of Fredericksburg and 14 miles South of Llano. You can hike, backpack, camp, rock climb, picnic, bird, study nature, geocache and stargaze.  

 

Wolf Caves

  • Wolf Caves, LLC is a privately-owned ranch with 430 acres of unique granite outcropping. Located 8 miles west of the town of Mason on the western edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country that offers rock crawling for all levels of drivers and vehicles. Located at 7966 US Highway 377 Mason, Texas 76856