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Caprock Canyons State Park has almost 90 miles of multi-use trails that 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.

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 it is highly recommended that personal water is carried for each adventurer. The development of the trails
change on a daily basis.

Rentals: Horses - 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.

Directions: From Amarillo, TX, Take US Highway 27 south. The park is 3.5 miles north of State Highway 86 in Quitaque on FM 1065.

Elevation: 2180 feet

Distance: 90 miles

Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

 
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Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway, Texas


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