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Amarillo Botanical Gardens

Amarillo Botanical Gardens

1400 Streit Dr
Amarillo, TX 79106   Directions

(806) 352-6513


No matter what the season may be, there is always something fun to do or discover at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. The beautiful landscape that features a winding walking path is punctuated by benches that invite you to sit for awhile and reflect on the beautiful flowers and trees that inhabit this outdoor oasis.

Also, you can enjoy various concerts, classes, and special presentations that are scheduled every month. The Amarillo Botanical Garden is without question the city's crown jewel of natural beauty.

Caprock Canyons State Park

Caprock Canyons State Park

850 Caprock Canyon Park Rd
Quitaque, TX 79255   Directions

(806) 455-1492


Are you a fan of the Old West? Do you wonder what it was like for the real cowboys who roamed the wilderness? Get a taste of that experience by visiting the rugged yet picturesque Caprock Canyons State Park.

These rock formations may go back thousands of years, but the only moment that will count will be when you stand at the canyon's base and look up and around see what all those years did to these rocks and stones to make them look this amazing. Plus, you may even get to spot a bison roaming in the area, so make sure you have your camera ready to capture all of these breathtaking moments in the great outdoors.

Givens, Spicer and Lowry Trail

Givens, Spicer and Lowry Trail

11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5
Canyon, TX 79015   Directions

(806) 488-2227


The Givens, Spicer & Lowry Trail in Palo Duro Canyon is one of the most popular treks in this chasm of rock. It retains its popularity with trail enthusiasts not only because of its winding path, but also because it's laid out among some of the oldest sedimentary rock in the entire canyon. Geologists have traced this slab of rock back to the Permian Period which makes the backdrop of this amazing recreation trail about 230 million years old.

Lake Meredith

Lake Meredith

419 E Broadway St
Fritch, TX 79036   Directions

(806) 857-3151


Contrary to what it may feel like in the North Texas heat, Lake Meredith is not a mirage. It is a very real lake that has maintained its popularity by offering both locals and visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreational activities like boating, fishing and various water sports like water skiing and jet skiing.

Lighthouse Trail

Lighthouse Trail

11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5
Canyon, TX 79015   Directions

(806) 488-2227


The "GSL" and Capitol Peak Trails are some well-traveled bike trails located at Lighthouse Peak in the Palo Duro Canyon. Many riders on Lighthouse Trail have all agreed that this particular bike trail makes for some glorious riding recreation in the canyon.

Even though Lighthouse Trail has much tourist activity and additional traffic from horses that provide carriage rides, cyclists can opt to either share the trail or use some of the less busy side trails that will add a few miles to your ride-but with this much great scenery, that extra time in the outdoors is worth the effort.

Medical Center Park

Medical Center Park

1100 Wallace Blvd
Amarillo, TX 79106   Directions

(806) 378-3036


If you find yourself in town but want to escape for a while to a calming, natural destination to enjoy outdoor beauty, take a short drive to the Medical Center Park.

Paved walking paths surround this tranquil body of water that's inviting no matter what time of day you visit. Also, if you don't have to go back to work, it is available for fishing or boating, so make the Medical Center Park a stress-free retreat of your own, and enjoy a slice of nature no matter how busy your schedule may be.

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

11450 Park Road 5
Canyon, TX 79015   Directions

(806) 488-2227


Amarillo's natural beauty is all around you when you're in this part of the world, but in order to get the big picture of this area's rustic beauty, make plans to visit the Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

This majestic haven occupies more than 20,000 acres in Armstrong and Randall Counties just south of Amarillo. While you're here enjoying the numerous scenic lookout points, you can take advantage of the various activities that are available that include camping, horseback riding, hiking, nature study, bird watching and mountain biking. And whether you're on your way in or out, the scenic drive to the area is nothing short of breathtaking.

River Breaks Ranch

River Breaks Ranch

7802 Durrett Dr
Amarillo, TX 79124   Directions

(806) 374-0357


Steer your way to River Breaks Ranch, a family operation that has been in existence for the past 95 years running as a working commercial ranch that produces wheat, cotton, and oil while raising cattle and horses and producing energy from both wind and solar sources. There you will discover that the highly ambitious goal to diversify the operation and allow tourists to experience the ranch in its true form has been realized.   

Upon arriving, you will welcomed by “The Barn,” a 5,000 square foot party facility revealing a massive 2,000 square foot screened in porch ushering you into the main dinning area and a beautiful setting to host private parties, conferences, reunions, and weddings. River Breaks further enhances your stay with wagon rides, cattle stampedes, horse racing and team roping making it all unforgettable. 

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

2301 N Soncy Rd
Amarillo, TX 79124   Directions

(806) 352-6007


The Wildcat Bluff Nature Center is the doorway to another time and place. Located just minutes from downtown Amarillo, you'll be amazed by the more than 600 acres of rolling grasslands and threaded nature trails, wildflowers, cottonwoods and a magnificent bluff.

The area was named by early cowboys who spotted a den of wildcats under the bluff, this section of land features a branch of the famous Santa Fe Trail where wagon wheel ruts are still visible. It's a chance to connect the present with the past and learn the history of this rustic piece of the Texas Panhandle.

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