Waiting to be Explored!
Guadalupe Mountains National Park is the world's premier example of a fossil reef from the Permian Era. The park is known for its extensive hiking and backpacking opportunities in one of the nation's most pristine wilderness areas. Birding, history, and many other opportunities to learn and have fun await visitors in this hidden gem of West Texas.
Meet Ranger Stanley or ask a ranger a question! Guadalupe Mountains National Park keeps visitors up to date with regular posts on its Facebook page.Read More
Peak Fitness Challenge
Our friends at Texas Mountain Trail Region are trying to help people get fit and rack up some serious hiking miles. Join the Peak Fitness Challenge!Read More
Find an Activity or Hiking Partner
Find our about ranger led hikes or find a hiking buddy at our meet up page. This allows you to connect with other hikers just like you.Read More
Did You Know?
Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa), was a significant medicinal source for physicians in the late 19th century who used it extensively as an expectorant and to treat smallpox. It bright-orange blossoms produce an irresistible nectar for butterflies, and thus its common name.