Palo Duro Canyon
State Park - Texas
Palo Duro Canyon is a canyon system of the Caprock Escarpment located in the Texas Panhandle near the cities of Amarillo and Canyon. As the second-largest canyon in the United States, it is roughly 120 mi (190 km) long and has an average width of 6 mi (9.7 km), but reaches a width of 20 mi (32 km) at places. Its depth is around 820 ft (250 m), but in some locations, it increases to 1,000 ft (300 m). Palo Duro Canyon (from the Spanish meaning "hard wood" or, more exactly, "hard stick") has been named "The Grand Canyon of Texas" both for its size and for its dramatic geological features, including the multicolored layers of rock and steep mesa walls similar to those in the Grand Canyon.
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Palo Duro Canyon - Trails Map
Trails Map of Palo Duro Canyon State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.
Texas State - Official Texas State Parks Guide
Official Texas State Parks Guide. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.
Texas State - Guía de Parques
Official Texas State Parks Guide (español). Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.