• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.


    National Recreation Area Texas

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?

The Pecos River Viaduct

At the time of its 1892 construction, the Pecos River Viaduct was the tallest railroad bridge in the United States - standing at just over 322 feet in height. More...