Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is an American national monument located near Amarillo, Texas, USA.
For thousands of years, Amerindians had been coming to the reddish cliffs near the Canadian River to seek flint for weapons and tools. The protected area of Alibates Flint Quarries offers:
- An ideal setting for anyone wishing to combine hiking and archaeological discovery;
- Visits to the Alibates flint quarries (a multitude of handmade flints dating back more than 1000 years);
- Walks of a few hours accompanied by a ranger not to miss anything of the treasures that abound in the region;
- A modern visitor center with interactive exhibitions, a bookshop and a theatre, featuring an award-winning 11-minute film and many more…