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

    Guadalupe Mountains

    National Park Texas

Printable Brochures

Below, we have provided high quality PDF files of our park brochures. These are printer friendly versions of hand-outs found in one of the three Visitor Center's. You will need Adobe Reader to view these files. Download for Mac or PC.

Basic Information

Day Hike Guide

Pine Springs Camp Ground

Historic Locations

Williams Ranch

Pratt Cabin

Frijole Ranch


Smith Spring Trail Guide


Roadside Geology Guide

McKittrick Canyon Geology

Geologic Time and Rock Formation

Geology of Western Escarpment

Backcountry Information

Hiker Safety


Horseback Riding

Other Languages




Did You Know?

Butterfly observation is growing in popularity as a fun and educational nature activity.

With its temperate climate, abundant sunshine year-round, and several distinct life zones, Guadalupe Mountains National Park provides excellent habitat for butterflies; more than 90 species have been reported within the park.