Operating Hours & Seasons
Amistad NRA Visitor Information Center is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm year-round. A listing of visitor services is available on our Indoor Activities page.
Day Use Areas are open from dawn to dusk. This includes Governors Landing and all other picnic areas and viewpoints located throughout the park.
Picnicking within Governors Landing campground is allowed from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm then the individual(s) must either vacate or pay the regular camping fee.
Hunting season in Amistad's five hunt areas begins September 1st and runs through the last day of quail season in February. A valid Texas hunting license and Amistad NRA hunting permit are required. More information is available on our Hunting page.
Did You Know?
Lake Amistad is a binational reservoir shared by the U.S. and Mexico. The international boundary is marked with buoys up the middle of the Rio Grande channel. The word Amistad is Spanish for the "friendship" between the two countries.