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Address: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX
Description: Get information before hiking McKittrick Canyon to get the most from your...
Get information before hiking McKittrick Canyon to get the most from your visit.
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Worth the visit to the Pratt cabin

Took a nice 5 mile round trip hike up the McKittrick Canyon to visit the Pratt cabin built in the 1930's out of local material with an unusual stone roof. Did not go all the way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2013
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Flint Hills, Kansas
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Santa Teresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I went with several international students on this hike, was not too steep, took several pictures, cabins in the mountains. rivers flowing, butterflys following us around, a lot of pretty folage. seemed a long hike @ 2.3 miles up but was not hard at all.

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Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

There isn't much to this teeny tiny visitor's center at McKittrick Canyon. I think a previous reviewer who mentions animal exhibits mixed this visitor center up with the bigger visitor's center south of here. The McKittrick Canyon center has restrooms with running water, and a short informational film you can watch. That's pretty much it. There was not a ranger... More 

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Flint Hills, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Took a nice 5 mile round trip hike up the McKittrick Canyon to visit the Pratt cabin built in the 1930's out of local material with an unusual stone roof. Did not go all the way up to the Grotto but sure it is nice as you are in the bottom of the canyon it the forest at this point.... More 

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Oceanside
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Very informative, clean, good restrooms. The parking was nicely laid out and the road from the highway was newly stripped.

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Crestview, Florida
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Loved the rock collection. That's unusual for a national park. The animals were great. Matter of fact, we saw a coyote soon after leaving the center. Friendly and helpful people.

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