Things To Do
Even if you don't own a boat, Amistad National Recreation Area offers a variety of activities for everyone.
Visit Amistad Dam
Visitors can drive to Amistad Dam for a great view of Lake Amistad. Because the Amistad Dam is an official Port-of-Entry visitors wishing to see the dam are required to have a valid pass port with them. The dam is open most days from 10 am until 6 pm. Please note that half the dam is in Mexico.
The International Boundary and Water Commission operates Amistad Dam.
Tours are not offered.
Rent a Boat
Take a Scenic Drive
Tent or RV (dry) Camp
Did You Know?
The first Southern Transcontinental Railroad was completed in January 1883 by driving a silver spike into the track at a location on the Rio Grande just upriver from the confluence with the Pecos River. More...