Alibates Quarries Tours

Ranger-guided Tours

Tours are by reservation only on Saturdays,Sundays, and Mondays depending on staff availability and weather. Tours will not be given in inclement weather, such as high winds or weather alerts from the National Weather Service. Call 806-857-6680 for reservations.

Reservations are required. The program will cover geology, anthropology, ethnobotany, history, and natural history of this area. Alibates flint is unlike any other flint found in the world and was revered by ancient people for its sharpness and efficiency.

Trail Description: A moderate-difficult 2-mile hike consisting of a climb of 170 ft. in elevation. The guided tour takes 2 hours to complete and is not recommended for visitors with health issues. Please wear hiking attire and proper closed-toed shoes, preferrably hiking boots. No pets allowed. No smoking allowed. The quarries have been burned in the latest fire.

Tours will not be given during inclement weather or when not enough staff members are available.

Alibates Quarries Flint Quarries Tour

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Last updated: April 16, 2024

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1460
Fritch, TX 79036


806 857-6680

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