Weather in the Guadalupe Mountains can change in an instant. In the Spring and Summer, average temperatures vary with highs between 70F-80F+ with evening lows in the 40F-60F range. The Fall and Winter bring milder temperatures with highs in between 50F-60F with evening lows in the 30F-50F range.
Entrance Fee - $5.00
Visitors that intend to hike in the park will pay a fee of $5 per person for ages 16 and over. Once the fee is paid, it is good for 5 days. Children under 15 and under are free. Holders of the Annual, Senior, Military, and Access Pass can bring in 3 adults free of charge under their pass.
Guadalupe Mountains Annual Pass - $20.00
The Guadalupe Mountains Annual Pass can cover up to four adult entrance fees.
Pine Springs Visitor Center is the park's main visitor center and headquarters. Visitors can tour the museum, watch the park's slide show, purchase items from the park bookstore, pick up brochures, maps, and sign up for a backpacking permit.
Visitors can pick up brochures, maps and backpacking permits from the contact station. The station is open year round only closing on December 25th.