• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

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

Insects and Arachnids

Monarch butterfly feeds on a cowpen daisy.

Female Monarch Butterfly

A big attraction for nature lovers at Amistad is the fall Monarch butterfly migration. Year after year, thousands of Monarchs roost in the same few trees as they head to their wintering grounds in Mexico.
 

Did You Know?

Cenizo blooms when it rains.

Cenizo (or Purple Sage) is often called "barometer bush" because it blooms shortly after a major rain.