Guadalupe Mountains National Park protects the world's most extensive Permian fossil reef, the four highest peaks in Texas, an environmentally diverse collection of flora and fauna, and the stories of lives shaped through conflict, cooperation and survival. Come experience mountains and canyons, desert and dunes, night skies and spectacular vistas within a place unlike any other within the NPS.
Wilderness Waiting to be Explored!
Plan Your Visit
Planning a visit? Start here and discover the hiking, birding, backpacking, picnicking and many more opportunities that await you...
Hiking the trails in the Guadalupes
Learn more about hiking the diverse trail system in the largest wilderness area in Texas.
Check the latest weather conditions before traveling to or while visiting the national park.
2019 Annual Youth Poster Contest
We invite young artists between the ages of 6-18 to explore karst and its importance in the natural world.
Calendar of Events
The park's calendar includes information on fee-free days, evening programs, special events, ranger-guided hikes, etc.
2019 Ranger Campout at Dog Canyon
Dog Canyon lies in a secluded, forested canyon on the north end of the park at an elevation of 6,300 feet.
Backpacking in the Guadalupes
Begin here to plan your backpacking adventure, check out our recommended itineraries or create your own.
Camping in Pine Springs & Dog Canyon
Learn about primitive camping at the Pine Springs and Dog Canyon campgrounds. Find information on tent and RV sites.
Fall Colors Report
Stay up to date on the fall color change throughout the park.
Last updated: February 9, 2019