• Alibates Flint Quarries and the Canadian River Breaks

    Alibates Flint Quarries

    National Monument Texas

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I visit the monument on my own? No, you can only visit the monument on a ranger-led tour.
  2. Why do I have to visit the monument with a ranger? For the protection of the monument. All resources within the monument are protected and must be left in place and undisturbed.
  3. How do I arrange a tour? Call park headquarters at (806)857-3151 several days in advance and request a tour. Tours are generally given everyday at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
  4. Is there a fee for the tour? No, all tours are free.
  5. How long does the tour take? Usually about two hours.
  6. What should I bring? Water and good walking shoes with closed toes (no flip-flops). Other items you may want include sun-hat, sunscreen, or jacket, depending on the weather.

Did You Know?

snow at alibates

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is in the Texas Panhandle, where weather goes to extremes, from blizzards to dust storms to hail and high winds. More...