Visitor Centers

The Pine Springs, Dog Canyon, and McKittrick Canyon Visitor Centers are all accessible. Accessible features found at the centers include designated parking spaces, accessible restrooms, drinking fountains, paved nature trail, and a captioned park slide show.

Accessible Trails

The Pinery Trail departs from the Pine Springs Visitor Center. This 0.75 mile (1.2 km) round-trip paved trail leads to the ruins of a mid-1800s Butterfield Stagecoach Station. The ruins can also be reached off US 62/180 a quarter-mile from the Pine Springs Visitor Center.

The Manzanita Spring Trail is a paved 0.5 mile (0.8 km) round-trip trail that departs from the Frijole Ranch parking lot. This paved trail leads to Manzanita Spring and through the orchard once belonging to the Smith family.

Picnic Areas

The Frijole Ranch Parking has three large shade structures with picnic tables, water fountains, and vault toilets.

Service Animals

Service Animals as defined by titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act are excepted and are permitted in park buildings, restrooms, at public programs, and in the backcountry; service animals that have been individually trained to perform specific tasks for the benefit of persons with disabilities are allowed in the park.

Emotional support (“therapy animals”) are not service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act and may not access buildings, trails or other non-motorized areas.

Last updated: August 29, 2023

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400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847


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