Caprock Canyons State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 136
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 35
About: The park offers day-use and camping facilities; hiking; horseback riding; mountain biking; boating on a no-wake lake (120-surface-acres, 30' when full); fishing; lake swimming; a scenic drive; guided tours; and seasonal concessions offering horse rentals. Almost 90 miles of multi-use trails range from the very difficult in rugged terrain to trails with less than 3% grade. About 25 miles of the trails include cliffs and drop-offs, with steep climbs and descents that are recommended only for the experienced equestrian and mountain bike riders. When visiting Caprock Canyons State Park, be sure to check out the recently completed audio driving guide to the park. It's like having a tour guide on your own schedule and it's free! The audio guide is available for check-out, at the park headquarters, on tape or CD ($5 deposit).
There are 13 trails in all, (some still under construction), including 6 along the Trailway, which are each approximately 10 miles long and provide parking lots at each trailhead.
Water is usually available for animals along the trails, and some potable water is available at selected sites; but is it highly recommended that personal water is carried for each adventurer. The development of the trails change on a daily basis.
Horse Rentals - Quitaque Riding Stables, 806/455-1208 - guided or unsupervised rentals available. Reservations should be made at least 1 day in advance. Group discount rates available.
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