Palo Duro Canyon trails will take you around the area's most interesting sights, including wildlife, caves, and historic sites.
Set out on this simple half-mile hike that loops around the river, and look out for horned lizards along the way!
This mile-long trail passes over nice and steady ground along the river. Check out the Cowboy Dugout for a taste of local history.
At just over a mile long and with more varied terrain, this route ups the challenge a little. However, if you partake, you'll be able to photograph the beautiful rock formations known as the "Spanish Skirts."
Forged out by the Civilian Conservation Corps, this more challenging, 1.4-mile hike will allow you to see the best of the canyon from different angles, both low and high.
One of the most difficult trails in the park, Givens, Spicer & Lowly passes over three miles of gorgeous surroundings. It's named after a group of people who loved to come to the canyon to go running and helped create its trail system.
Besides exploring the natural features on the hiking trails, there's plenty to see and do when you rent Palo Duro Canyon hotels or cabins.
Come and say hello to some of Texas's most beloved residents, its distinctive longhorn cattle. The pasture is right next to park headquarters.
There's plenty of info on local history and nature at the lodge here, as well as a gift shop for picking up souvenirs.
This is one of the best ways to see the park's animals in their natural habitat, with great views near the Sagebrush Camp Area.
As you may have guessed based on the park's lack of coastline, the "Lighthouse" is actually a rock formation that looks remarkably like the maritime structure. It's great for a group photo to remember your family vacation.
See TEXAS, an open-air musical at the park's Pioneer Amphitheater from Tuesday to Sunday in the summer.