Amarillo Sights

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

  • 11450 Park Rd. 5 Map It
  • Canyon
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Updated 02/28/2014

Fodor's Review

As the second-largest canyon in the United States, this 80-year-old, 14,103-acre park is popular for hiking, horseback riding (including a variety of guided rides with cowboy-style breakfast), swimming, fishing, and camping. Rent a vintage CCC cabin or pitch a tent and picnic under giant cottonwood trees. The park's amphitheater hosts summer performances of Texas, an outdoor drama about the history of the region.

Sight Information

Address:

11450 Park Rd. 5, Canyon, Texas, 79015, United States

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Phone:

806-683–8141

Sight Details:

  • $5; additional charge for camping and accommodations
  • Mar.–May, Sept., and Oct., Sun.–Thurs. 8–8; Fri. and Sat. 8 am–10 pm; June–Aug., daily 8 am–10 pm; Nov.–Feb., Sun.–Thurs. 8–6, Fri. and Sat. 8–8

Updated 02/28/2014

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