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Goodnight Memorial Trail

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Address: Canyon, TX
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A scenic road within Palo Duro Canyon State Scenic Park.

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good for children

wonderful trail, easy to climb even with a five year old. Always bring your water, camera and a good walking stick.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Michelle C
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

wonderful trail, easy to climb even with a five year old. Always bring your water, camera and a good walking stick.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The house and surrounding grounds are very well worth an hour and a half visit. Charles Goodnight operated the famous JA ranch until the death of his English partner. He built a simple prairie and canyon into a massive cattle empire. He promised his wife a fine house. The house became known as the castle on the pains. The house... More 

2 Thank Hal S
East Glacier Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Lots of history of the Texas Panhandle, cattle, ranching oil. Don't for get to bring your "wild rag" (neckerchief) stop by the town of Goodnight Graveyard and leave you wild rag as a tribute to Charles Goodnight on the fence with the hundreds of others.

6 Thank RayMiller

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