Earliest civilized civilization in present Zapata county. This town was named in honor of Antonio Zapata who was a hardy mexican pioneer and a fierce indian fighter. Zapata County seat is the headquarters fo large ranching areas and the falcon reservoir.
Falcon State Recreation Park
572.6 acres on the shores of the Falcon Reservoir. About 28 miles south via U.S. 83 F.M. 2098, park rd. 46