• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

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  • New Visitor Center Hours

    As of Sunday, March 9, 2014 the Visitor Center will be open seven days of the week from 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Freshwater Plants

Nature and Science

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Lake Amistad is home to several species of aquatic plants. Pondweed and Hydrilla are the most common, seen in abundance around the edge of the lake. They provide shelter for the young fish and invertebrates that feed the trophy bass our visiting fishermen catch.

Did You Know?

Panther Cave at Amistad National Recreation Area

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...