The Spur 454 Boat Ramp is now open.
Spur 454 Boat Ramps is now open. Off road driving is not permitted anywhere except on designated park roads.
277 North Camp Ground Closed
The 277 North camp ground is now closed due to the low lake levels. Other camp grounds that are in the near area are San Pedro camp ground and the Rough Canyon camp ground.
Shallow crossing at the mouth of the Pecos River
Boaters should use extreme caution when navigating thought the confluence of the Pecos and Rio Grand River a miscalculation could get you stuck on a muddy sand bar. Only small shallow-draft boats can pass thought this part of the river.
If you are interested in rock art, there are two films available. Spirits of the Canyon is a 30-minute film that gives insight into the Lower Pecos region rock art. A short 10-minute film about SHUMLA School and local rock art called Window to the Past is also available.
If you are traveling to Big Bend National Park, stop in and watch a 30-minute film about the park called A Land of Contrasts.
Big Bend Natural History Association Bookstore carries T-shirts, hats, Junior Ranger items, and a distinctive selection of books and printed materials on a variety of subjects related to the local region.
Daily and annual Amistad NRA boat permits and Amistad NRA seasonal hunting permits are available for purchase.
Junior Ranger Program
Did You Know?
There are many caves or "rock shelters" like this near Amistad National Recreation Area. Many of these rock shelters show signs of having human occupation up to 10,000 years ago.