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 0.7 mile paved trail leads to the ruins of a mid-1800s Butterfield stagecoach station and features exhibits about the plants of the Chihuahuan Desert. 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 half-mile trail that departs from the Frijole Ranch parking lot. 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.

The McKittrick Canyon picnic area can be accessed from the lower parking lot at the canyon.

Last updated: April 7, 2015

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Mailing Address:

400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847


(915) 828-3251

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