Wilderness Waiting to be Explored!

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.

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.

Plan your visit to Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

Plan Your Visit

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

A guide to hiking the 80-mile trail system in the national park.

Hiking the trails in the Guadalupes

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

Young artists are invited to participate in the park's annual Youth Poster Contest.

2020 Annual Youth Poster Contest

We invite young artists between the ages of 6-17 to explore the importance of the natural world.

Guadalupe Mountains Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

The park's calendar includes information on fee-free days, evening programs, special events, ranger-guided hikes, etc.

Fall colors report

Fall Colors Report

Stay up to date on the fall color change throughout the park.

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.

Learn about your frontcountry camping options in the park.

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.

Weather station information


Check the latest weather conditions before traveling to or while visiting the national park.

Last updated: October 2, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847


(915) 828-3251

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