Guadalupe Mountains National Park Travel Guide
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Guadalupe Mountains National Park is a study in extremes: it has mountaintop forests but also rocky canyons, arid deserts, and a stream that winds through verdant woods. The park is home to the Texas madrone tree, found commonly only here and in Big Bend National Park. Guadalupe Mountains National Park also has the distinction of hosting the loftiest spot in Texas: 8,749-foot Guadalupe Peak. The mountain dominates the view from every approach, but it's just one member of a rugged range carved by wind, water, and time.
Dining in the park is a do-it-yourself affair. Ranger stations don't serve meals or sell picnic items, though nearby White's... read more
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Tower over Texas: The park is home to 8,749-foot Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in the state. Fall for fiery foliage:... Read more
Despite the constant wind and the arid conditions, more than a thousand species of plants populate the mountains, chasms, and salt dunes... Read more
The park has two developed campgrounds that charge fees, and 10 designated primitive, backcountry sites where you can camp for free.... Read more
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