Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, operated by Lake Meredith, is only a few miles away and is the only National Monument in the State of Texas.
Lake Meredith Ampitheater hosts several events yearly. The ampitheater can be reserved by Special Use Permit. Contact park headquarters for information.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park is less than 50 miles away and is otherwise known as the "Little Grand Canyon of Texas." Great hiking, horse-back riding and camping can be done at this park and it is a must see if you're in the area.
Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum is located in Fritch and has wonderful wildlife replicas and aquariums to view. The museum is open Monday thru Saturday, Noon to 5:00 PM, and is located at 101 N. Robey Fritch, Texas. (806)857-2458.
Hutchinson County Museum is located at 618 N. Main St., Borger, Texas. (806)273-0130.
Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is located 15 minutes south of Amarillo on the campus of West Texas A&M University, 2503 4th Avenue, Canyon, TX. Museum hours are 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Saturday; 1:00 to 6:00 PM on Sunday. Fall and winter they close at 5:00 PM except on Sunday. (806)651-2244.
Did You Know?
Prehistoric people needed good raw materials for tools and weapons and Alibates flint was some of the finest. More...