• Alibates Flint Quarries and the Canadian River Breaks

    Alibates Flint Quarries

    National Monument Texas

Nearby Attractions

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is next to Alibates Flint Quarries. Enjoy camping, hiking and horseback trails, fishing, hunting, or boating in the recreation area. (806) 857-3151.
Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum is located in Fritch and has wonderful wildlife replicas and aquariums to view. The museum is open Monday thru Saturday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The museum is located at 101 N. Robey, Fritch, Texas. (806) 857-2458.
Hutchinson County Museum is located at 618 N. Main St., Borger, Texas. Hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday. (806) 273-0130.
Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is located 15 minutes south of Amarillo on the campus of West Texas A&M University, 2503 4th Avenue, Canyon, TX. Summer hours (June thru August) are 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Saturday. The remainder of the year, the museum is open 9:00 AM thru 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. (806) 651-2244.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park is less than 50 miles away and is otherwise known as the "Little Grand Canyon of Texas." Great hiking, horse-back riding and camping can be done at this park and it is a must see if you're in the area. (806) 488-2227 ext. 100.

Did You Know?

TX Master Naturalists ALFL permian red bed May 2009 by Kris Abu-Hantash

Lake Meredith is surrounded by vibrant red bluffs. The red color of the soil and rocks is caused by iron. More...