Guadalupe Mountains National Park Sights

Pinery Butterfield Stage Station Ruins

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 05/04/2017

Fodor's Review

In the mid-1800s passengers en route from St. Louis to California on the Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoach route would stop here for rest and refreshment. At more than a mile elevation, the station was the highest on the journey, but it operated for only about a year. The ruins provide a reasonable peek into the past: several buildings with rock walls (but no roofs) layered on the desert floor. Please do not touch. You can drive here from Highway 62/180 or take a paved ¾-mile round-trip trail from Headquarters Visitor Center.

Sight Information

Address:

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas, 79847, USA

Website: www.nps.gov/gumo

Published 05/04/2017

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