The North Central Plains are the southeastern reaches of the Panhandle region of the state. To the north, the Red River marks the boundary with the High Plains region and Oklahoma, while the Caprock Escarpment separates it from the Llano Estacado to the west. To the east is the wetter and more wooded Cross Timbers region, and to the south and southwest the landscape rolls into the Edwards Plateau.
Copper Breaks State Park - Southeast of Childress, this park has almost 2000 acres with 10 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, cliff diving, bull fighting, . Two lakes provide opportunities for swimming, boating, and fishing.