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Caprock Canyons State Park

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Caprock Canyons State Park [1] falls between the Llano Estacado and North Central Plains regions of the Texas Panhandle.

Caprock Canyons Butte

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Average minimum temperature in January is 19 degrees. The average maximum in July is 91 degrees. Average rainfall is 20.4 inches.

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  • Access is by Texas Highway 256 east of Silverton and northwest of Turkey.

Fees/Permits[edit]

$3 per day, per person 13 and older, 12 and under free. Special entrance rates for holders of:

  • Texas State Parks Pass.
  • Youth Group Annual Entrance Permit.
  • Texas Parklands Passport (Bluebonnet Pass)

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  • The official Texas State Buffalo Herd

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  • Hike, bike, and ride horses on almost 90 miles of marked trails, including the Trailway, a 64.25 mile stretch that was once a railroad line. The path crosses 46 bridges and passes through Clarity Tunnel as it weaves its way from the top of the Caprocks down to the North Central Plains, terminating at the small town of Estelline. Excluding the Trailway, some of the trails here are not for the beginner, with steep climbs and precipitous drops. Check with a ranger before embarking. Ranger Station - 806-455-1492

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Camping[edit]

Information line: 1-800-792-1112

  • Fees are charged in addition to the campsite or facility fee. Pets are not allowed in any Texas State Park buildings. Maximum 8 people per campsite unless otherwise noted. Applicable daily entrance fees are charged in addition to the campsite or facility fee.
  • Back Pack Campsites (North Prong area and South Prong area). Both areas have organic restrooms and 16.3 miles of associated trails. $8 per 4 people
  • Walk-in Developed (tent) - 40 Campsites in the South Prong and Little Red Camping Areas. $12 per campsite
  • Equestrian Developed Campsites (non-equestrian camping is allowed). 12 sites have corrals, tables, grills, water for horses, and parking at individual sites. Total of persons or horses not to exceed 8 per campsite. $12 per campsite
  • Campsites with Water in the Lake Theo area. 9 sites with a shade shelter, picnic table, fire ring and lantern post. Water is in the area. $14 per campsite
  • Campsites with Water and Electric (30 amp) in the Honey Flat Area. 25 sites with a shade shelter, picnic table, fire ring, lantern post, water, & 30 amp electrical outlet. $15 per campsite
  • Campsites with Water and Electric (50 amp) in the Honey Flat Area. 10 sites have a shade shelter, picnic table, fire ring, lantern post, water, & 50 amp electrical outlet. $20 per campsite
  • Primitive Camping is available along the length of the Trailway. $8 per 4 people
  • Overflow Camping Area, $11 per campsite
  • Excess Vehicle Parking $2

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