Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park


Location:South of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electricity hookups, tent camping, showers, restrooms, primitive campsites, cabins, picnic areas, multi-use trails, horse rentals, interpretive center, visitor center, amphitheater, park store, restaurant, playground.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Canyon is approximately 120 miles long, 20 miles wide, and 800 feet deep and was formed primarily by water erosion from the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River.
Address:11450 Park Rd 5
Canyon, TX 79015

Phone:806-488-2227
Fax:806-488-2729
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/palo_duro
Size: 16,402 acres.

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