The Spur 454 Boat Ramp is now open.
Spur 454 Boat Ramps is now open. Off road driving is not permitted anywhere except on designated park roads.
277 North Camp Ground Closed
The 277 North camp ground is now closed due to the low lake levels. Other camp grounds that are in the near area are San Pedro camp ground and the Rough Canyon camp ground.
Shallow crossing at the mouth of the Pecos River
Boaters should use extreme caution when navigating thought the confluence of the Pecos and Rio Grand River a miscalculation could get you stuck on a muddy sand bar. Only small shallow-draft boats can pass thought this part of the river.
Become an Amistad Junior Ranger!
Stop by the Visitor Information Center on Hwy 90W to receive your free Junior Ranger Book filled with fun and educational activities. Complete the appropriate number of pages and do a hands-on activity to earn your Amistad Junior Ranger badge and patch.
Junior Ranger Day
You can also earn your badge and patch while attending Junior Ranger Day activities at the upper Diablo East Marina parking lot on Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:00 am--1:00 pm. Ranger-led nature hikes, compass orienteering, tent setup, archeology demonstrations, flintknapping water safety, outdoor ladder ball and "Backyard Bass" fishing.
For more information, call Education Specialist Lisa Evans at (830)775-7491 x3223.
Every October, on a very special Saturday, the Whitehead Museum, 1308 South Main Street in Del Rio, Texas becomes host to a magical event. History comes to life! You can step back in time to enjoy the old lifeways. Make adobe bricks. See cavalry and the Camel Corps. Roll corn into corn meal on a stone. Create cordage and painted pebbles similar to what the Ancient People of the Pecos Region made thousands of years ago. These and many more exciting activities await you!
The 12th Annual Archeology Fair will be held on October 6, 2012 from 10 am to 3 pm.
Admission for the event is $2 per adult and $1 per child.
Call Education Specialist Lisa Evans at (830)775-7491 x3223 for more information.
Did You Know?
During both World War I and World War II, the Pecos River Viaduct was guarded by the U.S. Army against enemy saboteurs as it was a vital link to the war efforts.