• The Western Escarpment of the Guadalupes rises above the white gypsum sands of the desert floor.

    Guadalupe Mountains

    National Park Texas

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  • Trail closures from flood damage.

    Three trails remain closed: Bear Canyon Trail, El Capitan Trail from the Pine Springs trailhead, and the Salt Basin Overlook Loop section that begins at Guadalupe Canyon. For more information please call 915-828-3251

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Don't know your screen resolution? See below for instructions.

Mac
Click the Apple icon in the top left along your task bar. Go to "System Preferences." Next, click "Displays." Find the list of available resolutions in the box to the left.

PC
Right-click the desktop, click "Screen Resolution." Drag the slider to the recommended location. Click "Apply" then click "OK."

*All photos are open to public doman with appropriate credit:
NPS Photo - Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Did You Know?

Butterflyweed attracts many species of butterflies with its bright orange flowers and sugary nectar.

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.