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Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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

Published 07/22/2015

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


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

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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

Published 07/22/2015


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