State Park


This State Park is home to the second-largest canyon in the United States, often referred to as “The Grand Canyon of Texas.” The canyon is approximately 120 miles long and 20 miles wide, with a depth reaching 800 feet.

For wildlife lovers, Palo Duro is home to a variety of species, including mule deer, wild turkeys, coyotes, roadrunners, and even the rare Texas horned lizard. The birdlife is diverse and vibrant, making the park a great spot for bird-watching.

Nearby Campgrounds

RVers are well-catered for, with numerous campsites equipped with water and electric hookups, picnic tables, fire rings, and nearby restrooms with showers. There are also primitive drive-up sites for those desiring a more rugged experience.

Nearby Attractions

During the summer season, visitors can enjoy the outdoor musical drama “TEXAS.” This spectacle in the park’s Pioneer Amphitheater features singing, dancing, and a bit of historical storytelling beneath the beautiful Texas night sky.

Submitted By

Brandon Hensley