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Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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Address: 11450 Park Road 5 Canyon, TX 79015, Canyon, TX
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A dramatic 60-mile long and 800-foot deep canyon noted for its excellent...

A dramatic 60-mile long and 800-foot deep canyon noted for its excellent hiking, birding, fishing and mountain biking.

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God's country!

I always progress..... spirit-wise.... after a visit to the park! No better way to feel close to the universal spirit than a drive to this beautiful canyon!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Alan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I always progress..... spirit-wise.... after a visit to the park! No better way to feel close to the universal spirit than a drive to this beautiful canyon!

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Chickasha, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at an RV park in Amarillo the night before. Went and checked it out early the next morning. Only spent one hour in the canyon but know i will return. I was very impressed. This is a must see. I will be back.

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Norwalk, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about the park from a couple sitting at the next table at a restaurant in Amarillo. What good luck to have been talking to them! This canyon is supposed to be the second largest canyon in the U.S. It is definitely worth going out of your way to drive through. We spent over 2 hours looking at the... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! We spent 3 hours here hiking, driving around, and visiting the shops. The lighthouse formation is a must see! Lots of camping sites here as well. There's even an event building that appears rentable, like for a wedding. There are trails for hiking, for biking, and for horseback riding.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there early in the morning got to see the sunrise. It was a cold morning but it got warmer as the day went on. We did light house trail. It was rather easy but last section was closed.

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful nature experience that is both educational and fun for the entire family. The beauty, history, and awesome learning experience make this a perfect family trip. Several hotels in nearby Canyon, TX or if you plan ahead, you can stay in the Canyon either in a cabin or camping. Also, there is a musical production called "Texas"... More 

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Bismarck, ND, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped to check this out on our way to west Texas from North Dakota. It is a drive south of Amarillo but well worth it. The canyon was beautiful and we saw deer and turkeys along our drive and mountain biking trek. The mountain biking trails are challenging but fun and well marked. This was Christmas Eve when we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a cabin on the rim of the canyon and OMG so worth it! We stayed in the Sorensen Cabin and it slept 4, had 2 fire places, one bathroom with stand up shower. Very cozy and quiet! There was a microwave, mini fridge, coffee pot and linens/towels provided. The patio area had chairs so you could just... More 

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La Grange, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have lived in Texas all of our lives, but never been to Palo Duro Canyon State Park. It's a gem of a place! If you're in that part of the state, take a couple of hours and go visit,

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charleston,illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX is probably one of the best kept secrets in the United States as far as a great place to visit. We learned about it from my brother- in - law and he was right. This is a state park in the middle of no place with beautiful canyon walls and plants. It is drive... More 

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