Amistad National Recreation Area


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Amistad National Recreation Area:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Amistad National Recreation Area

Address:4121 Hwy 90 West
Del Rio, TX 78840

Phone:830-775-7491
Fax:830-778-9248
Web: www.nps.gov/amis/
Size: 58,500 acres.
Established: Administered under cooperative agreement with the International Boundary and Water Commission as Amistad Recreation Area, November 11, 1965; authorized as a national recreation area November 28, 1990.
Location:In southwest Texas, west of San Antonio between Del Rio and Langtry. Accessible via US 90 from the east and west and US 277/377 from the north and south.
Facilities:Primitive campgrounds (é), picnic area, rest rooms (é), groceries, restaurant/snacks, boat rental, boat ramp, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, water-skiing, scuba diving, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Amistad is an international recreation area on the United States-Mexico border. The Amistad Reservoir on the Rio Grande includes 850 miles of lake shoreline, of which 540 are in Texas. Boating and water sports highlight activities in the U.S. section of the reservoir. In addition, the area is rich in archeology and rock art, and contains a wide variety of plant and animal life.

See other parks in Texas.