Explore Palo Duro Canyon in 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. If you’re looking for more fun outside, you can’t go wrong with a thrilling Humvee tour across the canyon at the Palo Duro Creek Ranch. See the outdoor musical drama TEXAS (each summer) and so much more. For lodging, check out the special cabins on the canyon rim. Only 30 minutes from downtown Amarillo, Palo Duro Canyon is an adventure you must experience yourself.

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Take a glimpse of the robust history of Palo Duro Canyon State Park before visiting.


Discover the geological wonders and natural diversity of Palo Duro Canyon on foot with everything from beginner to expert-level trails. Click here to check out all the trails…


Glide through the Spanish skirts in Palo Duro Canyon on one of the many biking trails Palo Duro Canyon has to offer.

Jeep Tours

Explore Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of a humvee with a guided jeep tour at Palo Duro Creek Ranch.

The Lighthouse

Visitors Center

Visitor Overlook

Mack Dick Pavilion


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