• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

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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?

Artifacts from Amistad NRA

With an estimated 1.4 million prehistoric artifacts in the park's museum collection, Amistad National Recreation Area has the 3rd largest collection in the National Park Service.