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Best trails in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas? AllTrails has 25 great hiking trails, views trails, dogs no trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 13 hard trails in Guadalupe Mountains National Park ranging from 12.6 to 28.2 km and from 1,528 to 2,665 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

This park has Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas, the scenic McKittrick Canyon full of Bigtooth Maples, part of the Chihuahuan Desert, and a fossilized reef from the Permian. The entrance fee is $10.00 per person for visitors 16 years of age and older. This fee is good for 7 days. Guadalupe Mountains National Park is open year-round.

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Map of trails in Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Park information
Area:
34,971 hectares
Park hours
Monday
All day
Tuesday
All day
Wednesday
All day
Thursday
All day
Friday
All day
Saturday
All day
Sunday
All day
Contact
(915) 828-3251
Top trails (25)
#1 - Guadalupe Peak Texas Highpoint Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 13.0 km • Est. 5 h 12 m
The hike up Guadalupe Peak is a rewarding, although very strenuous hike. It will take from 6 to 8 hours to complete the round trip hike. The hike provides fantastic views from the highest point in theShow more
#2 - Devil's Hall Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 5.8 km • Est. 1 h 50 m
Devil's Hall Trail is a 5.8 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Salt Flat, Texas that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, rocShow more
#3 - McKittrick Canyon Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 32.5 km • Est. 11 h 5 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#4 - Smith Spring Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 3.9 km • Est. 1 h 14 m
Hike to an oasis in the desert.Show more
#5 - Hunter Peak
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 12.6 km • Est. 4 h 56 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#6 - Devil's Hall Loop Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 6.0 km • Est. 1 h 53 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#7 - Pratt Lodge via McKittrick Canyon Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 7.7 km • Est. 2 h 10 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#8 - El Capitan Trail
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 15.4 km • Est. 5 h
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#9 - Bush Mountain
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 20.1 km • Est. 7 h 27 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#10 - The Pinery
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Length: 1.4 km • Est. 25 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
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