New Visitor Center Hours
As of Sunday, June16, 2013 the Visitor Center will be closed on Sundays. The Visitor Center will now be open Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 5 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.
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
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
Did You Know?
Panther Cave and Parida Cave contain spectacular examples of prehistoric Native American rock art. They are only accessible by boat when the lake levels permit. More...