• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

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Ferns

Nature and Science

If you are familliar with the environments ferns enjoy, you might be surprised to see the diveristy of ferns growing in the arid hills and cliffs around Amistad. You even find some growing among the pads of large prickly pears. However, the majority of ferns are found in their more traditional niche, growing in moist soils watered by springs and seeps along canyon walls.

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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...