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.


Print maps and plan your hike at the park.

Plan Your Hike

Find the perfect day hike for your visit and download or print out detailed maps of our trails.

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Ayako Sami paints a mural featuring Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Centennial Poster Contest

Are you between the ages of 6-18? Then participate in our Centennial Poster Contest!

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Junior Ranger Activity Booklet

Be a Junior Ranger!

Download the Guadalupe Mountains Junior Ranger booklet and earn your badge!

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Artist in Residence Program

Artist in Residence Program

Do you enjoy writing, painting, drawing, composing, or participating in other art forms? Then you could be our next Artist!

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Ranger Stanley is featured every Sunday on our Facebook page.

Social Media

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.

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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.

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