Amarillo is the outdoors. It’s the wind whipping at your face on an early morning bike ride, the energy pumping through your legs as you hike another trail, and the adrenaline coursing through your veins as you soar high above an expansive canyon. Wondering where you can find these adventures? Look no further than Amarillo.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park is our nation’s second largest canyon and with a designation like that, you’re guaranteed to have plenty of fun in the outdoors. Palo Duro Canyon is 800 feet deep, covers 30,000 acres and boasts 15,000 acres of trails to hike and bike to your heart’s content. And if you’re looking for more fun outside, you can’t go wrong with a thrilling zipline across the canyon at the Palo Duro Zip Line Adventure Park. Only 30 minutes from downtown Amarillo, Palo Duro Canyon is an adventure you have to experience for yourself.
You can also check out the Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, an expansive area with opportunities to explore and five miles of hiking trails in Amarillo. With great options including biking, hiking, and even bird watching, it checks off all the items on your list.
For a more relaxed time outdoors, golfing is great for those ready to have fun and practice their backswing. At the Ross Rogers Golf Complex, you can swing on the green at the top-rated Wildhorse Course or play on the new Mustang course, which has larger tees and wider fairways.
The Comanche Trail Golf Complex features two courses, the original Tomahawk Course, and the Arrowhead Course. With a championship golf experience and affordable prices, it’s a must-play for everyone.
Countless possibilities for adventure await you in Amarillo.