The Guadalupe Mountains National Park contains the southernmost part of the Guadalupe Range, which is 64 km long. It was created in 1966 and has the highest peak in all of Texas with a height of 2767m.
This park is known for providing exceptional views for hiking enthusiasts. A visit to this park allows you to discover:
- Its history with more than 330 million visitors each year
- Sedimentary rocks and fossils from the Permian period, for geology enthusiasts
- From the road, the mountains resembling an almost monolithic wall across the desert
- Canyons with spectacular contours
- Shaded glades surrounded by brush
- Abundant fauna and birds etc…
Once there, you have the opportunity to do at least a short hike on a day trip. Visits are possible all year round, but spring and autumn are the best.