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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Amarillo Botanical Gardens
Amarillo Botanical Gardens

(806) 352-6513

1400 Streit Dr
Amarillo, TX 79106   Directions Website

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.

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
11450 Park Road 5
Canyon, TX 79015   Directions Website
Information

(806) 488-2227


Reservations

(512) 389-8900

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 | Sporting Clays, Team Roping, Horse Racing
River Breaks Ranch | Sporting Clays, Team Roping, Horse Racing

(806) 374-0357

7802 Durrett Dr
Amarillo, TX 79124   Directions Website

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. 

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(806) 373-4640
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