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Texas United States #87 Highway Guide

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0.0
Sterling City, Texas - Photo Sterling City welcome sign
Sterling City Court House. For travel south via Texas U S highway # 87 Milebymile.com - Texas Road Map Travel Guide City of Eden to Sterling City for driving directions.

3.1
5.0
Junction of Highway #163
South to communities of Barnhart, Texas, Ozana, Texas.
3.1
5.0

Note: Highway #158 overlap ends at this point. West via #158 to Garden City, Texas and City of Midland, Texas. Access to E V Spence Reservoir, Texas.
3.2
5.2
Roadside turnout picnic area
West side of highway - picnic tables, shelter, no toilets.
3.9
6.3
Junction of Highway #163
North to Colorado City, Texas. North to Lake Colorado City State Park campground. Activities include picnicking, camping, fishing. Other interesting places to visit are the numerous antique stores, the Heritage House, Heart of West Texas Museum, and Ruddick Park. Local events and festivals held here are the Annual St. Ann's Fall Festival, Annual Bass Tournament, Railhead Arts and Crafts Weekend (held the third weekend in March, July, and November), Annual 4th of July Fly-in, and Annual Boer Goat Cook-off.
6.7
10.8
Point of Interest
Crossing Willow Creek.
9.6
15.4
Roadside turnout with historical marker
West side of highway. Site of Camp Elizabeth, established 1851-1853; used as an outpost hospital of Fort Concho, Texas, 1874-1876.
17.2
27.6

Photo, view of rest area. Roadside turnout picnic area. West side of highway - picnic tables, shelters, no toilets.
19.8
31.8
Point of Interest
Glasscock County, Texas - Eastern county line
30.0
48.2
Point of Interest
Howard County, Texas - Southern county line
31.1
50.0
Junction of Farm Road #461
West side of highway.
33.8
54.4

View from highway.
35.8
57.6

View from highway.
37.4
60.2
Roadside turnout picnic area
Picnic tables, shelters, no toilets. West side of highway.
38.1
61.3
Services at highway.
Fuel, diesel. West side of highway.
39.5
63.5
Services at highway.
West side of highway.
39.8
64.0
Big Spring, Texas city limits
Access to RV park campground. West side of highway. Attractions in and around Big Spring: Comanche Trail Park - Hangar 25 Air Museum - Big Spring Heritage Museum - Potton House - Big Spring State Park Campground: Camping, 8 developed tent sites with water nearby (no electrical hook-ups.) All sites have a shade shelter over a picnic table, waist-high grill, and parking at the site. Other facilities include restrooms with no showers. Nearby attractions are the Comanche Trail Park & Historical Spring, Heritage Museum/Potton House, Lake Colorado City State Park, One Mile Lake (Sandhill Crane Sanctuary - Observation Area), and Moss Creek Lake.
40.5
65.1
Access to Comanche Trail Park
West side of highway.
41.2
66.3
Junction of Farm Road #700
East & West services at highway.
42.8
68.8
Access to Big Spring, Texas business area

42.8
68.9
Access to Business Route #20

43.9
70.6
Junction of Interstate Hwy #20
West to cities of Midland, Texas, Odessa, Texas. West to cities of Sweetwater, Texas, Abilene, Texas. West access to Lake Colorado State Park Campground. Camping 34 - Campsites with water. 69 - Campsites with electric and water.
44.1
71.0
Big Spring, Texas city limits
Northern limits.
45.7
73.6
Junction of Farm Road #700
East of highway.
50.3
81.0
Junction of Farm Road #2230
Both sides of highway.
50.6
81.5
Junction of Farm Road #1584
North to community of Vealmoor, Texas - 12 miles.
55.9
89.9
Junction of Farm Road #846
West to communities of Knott, Lenorah.
56.8
91.4
Roadside turnout
Paved, with garbage barrell. East side of highway.
59.2
95.2
Access to community of Brown, Texas
West side of highway.
62.0
99.8
Roadside turnout
Paved with shelter, picnic table, no toilet. West side of highway.
63.4
102.0
Junction of Farm Road #2230
Access to community of Knott, Texas - 7 miles West of highway.
63.8
102.6
Junction of Farm Road #1785
East to community of Vealmoor, Texas - 8 miles.
64.8
104.3
Point of Interest
Martin County - Eastern county line.
64.9
104.4

View from highway. This is oil country.
66.1
106.3
Junction of Farm Road #2002
West to community of Ackerly, Texas - 1 mile.
66.2
106.6
Point of Interest
Dawson County, Texas - Eastern county line.
67.1
108.0
Junction of Farm Road #1584
East to community of Vealmoor, Texas.
67.6
108.8
Junction of Farm Road #2212
West of highway.
68.0
109.5
View from highway

69.4
111.7
Junction of Farm Road #178
Access to Highway #180 East.
70.2
112.9

View from highway.
72.9
117.3
Junction of Farm Road #828
West to communities of Sparenburg, Texas, Patricia, Texas.
74.9
120.6
Roadside turnout
Paved with garbage barrells. Both sides of highway.
79.0
127.2
Junction of Farm Road #26
West side of highway.
79.3
127.6

View from highway.
83.3
134.0
Junction of Highway #180 & Farm Road #2052
East to city of Snyder, Texas. Roadside highway turnout - picnic area, no toilets. East side of highway. Note: Highway #180 overlaps Highway #87 at this point. Attractions in and around Snyder, Texas: A'maze'ing Fun Mazes - Towle Memorial Park - Wagon Wheel Ranch - White Buffalo Statue.
83.5
134.3
View from highway
Roadside highway turnout picnic table, shelter.
83.5
134.3
View from highway
City of Lamesa - Eastern limits
85.4
137.4
Access to downtown Lamesa, Texas business area.
City of Lamesa, Texas - population 9952 February 2004. Attractions: Dal Paso Museum.
85.9
138.2
Junction of Farm Road #827

86.0
138.4

View from highway.
86.6
139.4
Junction of Highway #180 West
Note: overlap of Highway #180 leaves Highway #87 at this point. West to city of Seminole, Texas. North to city of Lubbock, Texas. For travel west vis U.S. Highway # 180 see Milebymile.com - Texas United States #180 City of Lamesa To New Mexico/Texas Border Texas Road Map Travel Guide, for driving directions. Start/finish of Highway Travel Guide. - Se