Best trails in Canyon

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Looking for a great trail near Canyon, Texas? AllTrails has 20 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, running 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Palo Duro Canyon State Park or Dameron Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Veterans Park or Wildcat Bluff Nature Center. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Canyon ranging from 3.7 to 9.4 miles and from 2,795 to 3,438 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Canyon
Top trails (20)
#1 - The Lighthouse Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#2 - Rock Garden Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
Rock Garden Trail climbs from a field of boulders at the bottom of the canyon to the Rylander Fortress Cliff Trail along the canyons rim.Show more
#3 - Juniper Cliffside Trail and Juniper Riverside Trail Loop
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 55 m
Cactus campground located in Texas's Palo Duro Canyon state park provides access to numerous scenic trails in the park.Show more
#4 - CCC Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#5 - Givens, Spicer & Lowry Trail to the Lighthouse Trail and Paseo del Rio
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#6 - Rock Garden to Fortress Bluff Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 33 m
10 mile round trip hike from the Rock Garden trail head then to the Fortress Bluff trail to the fractured rock. Take a lot of water. The trails are not marked passed the Rock Garden trail. Show more
#7 - The Paseo del Rio Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 57 m
A flat trail along the riverShow more
#8 - Rojo Grande Trail to Sunflower Trail to Juniper Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#9 - Lighthouse Trail via Givens, Spicer, and Lowry Trail
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
Note: Trails in the area may be closed after heavy rainfall.Show more
#10 - Capitol Peak
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
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