Amistad N.R.A. Visitor Information Center will be closed for Thanksgiving Nov. 28, 2013, Christmas Dec. 25, 2013 and New Years January 1, 2014.
New Visitor Center Hours
As of Sunday, August 25, 2013 the Visitor Center will be closed on Sundays and Mondays. The Visitor Center will now be open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.
A Borderland Paradise
An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area is located on the US portion of the International Amistad Reservoir. Amistad, whose name comes from the Spanish word meaning friendship is best known for excellent water-based recreation, camping, hiking, rock art viewing and its rich cultural history. Amistad is also home to a wide variety of plant and animal life above and below the water.
2013-2014 Hunting Season
This years hunting season will start on September 1st. Hunters can purchase their Amistad Hunting Permits on August 15th at the Visitor Center.Read More
Webcam of Diablo East
The Diablo East Boat Ramp is the most popular boat ramp in the park. Click on the link to see a live view of the Lake.Read More
Boat Lake Use Permits
An Amistad Lake Use Permits is required if you are using the lake with a motorized water craft. For more information please follow this link.Read More
Low Water Boating hazards
We ask boaters to use caution while operating their boats on Lake Amistad.Read More
Did You Know?
Monarch butterflies migrate through Amistad National Recreation Area in the fall, often roosting in trees by the thousands. More...