• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

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A Borderland Paradise

An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area consists of 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.

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American and Mexican Eagles Monument on top Amistad Dam

Amistad National Recreation Area is one of 398 National Park Service areas that protect natural and cultural resources and provide for public enjoyment of those resources. More...