• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.


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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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Picnic table at Diablo East Scenic Drive, Amistad NRA.

Picnic Table at Diablo East

Amistad Visitor Information Center is open everyday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm year-round. more>>

All Day Use Areas including Governors Landing, all other picnic areas, and viewpoints located throughout the park close at dark.

Winter is the busiest season at Amistad National Recreation Area with typically mild temperatures. Summer temperatures can be quite high, making it ideal for heat-lovers.

Quiet Hours at National Park Service campgrounds are between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Hunting season in the 5 hunt areas of Amistad begins September 1, and runs through the last day of quail season in February. A valid Texas hunting license and Amistad NRA hunting permit are required. more>>


Did You Know?

American and Mexican bronze eagles monument ontop the Amistad Dam.

Lake Amistad is a binational reservoir shared by the U.S. and Mexico. The international boundary is marked with bouys up the middle of the Rio Grande channel. The word Amistad is Spanish for the "friendship" between the two countries.