• 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

Schedule Of Events

Visitors enjoy a guided hike with a park ranger.

Join a park ranger or a dedicated volunteer for a special activity, talk, guided hike, or evening program about the unique natural and cultural resources of the park. A variety of activities will be offered during March (spring break), throughout the summer, and during fall colors (late October/early November). Programs vary, so check at the Pine Springs Visitor Center for a current schedule when you arrive.

 
Activity Schedule October 10-12_2014

Did You Know?

A coiled rattler waits patiently for its prey.

Equipped with the most efficient heat receptors in the animal world, rattlesnakes distinguish not only direction of an object that differs in temperature from its background, but also distance, sensing changes < .001 degree Farhenheit.