• 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.

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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...