Where Nature and Imagination Meet....

Come experience mountains and canyons, desert and dunes, night skies and spectacular vistas within a place unlike any other. 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. Read More

A picture of Guadalupe Mountains western escarpment from the Sand dunes.

Guadalupe Mountains COVID-19 Updates

Latest updates and information on Guadalupe Mountains National Park's phased reopening status.

A sunset view towards El Capitan with blue, purple, and pink hues

Plan Your Visit

Planning a visit? Discover the hiking, birding, backpacking, picnicking and many more opportunities that await you.

Brown sign denoting that pets are not allowed on trails

Pets Prohibited on Most Trails

Opportunities for dogs are severely limited. We encourage visitors to think twice before bringing their dog to the park.

A hiker on a trail leading out of the desert into the mountains

Hiking the trails in the Guadalupes

Learn more about hiking the diverse trail system in the largest wilderness area in Texas.

Plan your backpacking trip in the Guadalupe Mountains.

Backpacking in the Guadalupes

Begin here to plan your backpacking adventure, check out our recommended itineraries or create your own.

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Check out the Park Store!

Check out the park store for all your favorite park memorabilia.

Last updated: May 6, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847



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