• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

Cacti / Desert Succulents

Strawberry Pitaya and Prickly Pear

The Cactus Family includes plants well-adapted to extreme environments. Not only do they tolerate drought and heat better than most plants, but their spiny, ungainly shapes do not suggest they produce some of nature's most beautiful and delicate flowers.

Did You Know?

Artifact from Lower Pecos People

With an estimated 1,400,000 prehistoric artifacts in the park’s museum collection, Amistad National Recreation Area has the third largest collection in the National Park Service.