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.

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.

Weather station information


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

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

2019 Annual Youth Poster Contest

We invite young artists between the ages of 6-18 to explore karst and its importance in 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.

A starry night sky in the Guadalupe Mountains

2019 Backcountry Wilderness Adventure!

Join Rangers in the Guadalupe Mountains as we embark on a one-of-a-kind overnight backcountry trip into wilderness!

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.

Fall colors report

Fall Colors Report

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

Last updated: July 13, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847


(915) 828-3251

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