What are best campsites at Palo Duro Canyon State Park?
Cactus Campground: Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Texas, Randall County.
How much does it cost to camp at Palo Duro?
Palo Duro Canyon Campgrounds With campground rates starting at $12 per night, you can easily find a site that meets your needs as some of the campsites can accommodate RVs up to 60 feet long.
Can you tent camp in Palo Duro Canyon?
These tent-only campsites are in the Cactus or Fortress Cliff areas. Water is in the campground, but not at each site. Restrooms with showers are 1/2 – 2 miles away.
Is there swimming at Palo Duro Canyon?
The river was great for the kids to go swimming, and the hiking was beautiful but hot so make sure to take lots of water. We went to the Texas Extravaganza show which was rather entertaining although a bit weird and kind of pricey.
Is Palo Duro Canyon worth it?
If you’re passing through Amarillo as part of a larger trip, Palo Duro Canyon is well worth visiting for even one afternoon. With half a day in the park, you can take in some of the best views, enjoy one of the shorter hikes, and drive the loop through the canyon.
Is Palo Duro open today?
Open daily. Gate hours: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. We often reach capacity; reservations are highly recommended for both camping and day use.
Is there a fire ban in Palo Duro Canyon?
Nov. 10, 2021 – No ash-producing fires are allowed, including wood or charcoal. You may use containerized fuel stoves with a shut-off valve or on/off switch for cooking.
What is the best time to visit Palo Duro Canyon?
The best times to enjoy the bulk of the things to do in Palo Duro Canyon are in the spring (ideally March-April) and the fall (ideally October-November).
Is Palo Duro Canyon Safe?
Stay safe! Palo Duro Canyon is a beautiful place, but its environment can be harsh. Take these safety precautions to make your visit to the canyon safer: Temperatures on the canyon floor can reach 120 degrees. Always carry plenty of water with you.
What is the best time of year to visit Palo Duro Canyon?
How many days do you need in Palo Duro?
If you’re planning a standalone trip to Palo Duro Canyon and would like to have enough time to take a few different hikes, enjoy several viewpoints, and perhaps add on another fun experience like a horseback ride or a Jeep tour, we recommend planning to spend around 2-3 days at the park.