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“New trail adds to the views and hikes.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site
US Highway 90, Comstock Val Verde County, TX
800-792-1112
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Activities: Hiking, Camping
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Owner description: Park with spectacular views and some quiet campsites.
San Antonio, Texas
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“New trail adds to the views and hikes.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Haven't stayed in Seminole Canyon for at least two years, but this last month I enjoyed a two night stay filled with new adventure. The park should boast about the latest trail that runs along the canyon rim, making it a much better hiking and viewing experience. The trail is at least a 3 or 4 mile loop. Make sure to take plenty of water! I haven't seen the length of that canyon like this before and enjoyed it so much more than taking the hike down into the canyon to see the petroglyths again.
As well, the nearby Langtry park facility is an interesting diversion with historical trivia worth viewing.
We usually hope to kayak on the Pecos River near the Seminole park, under the Highway 90 bridge, but this time the wind was blowing too hard. Love crawling up into the large cave along the clifs under the park viewing area along side the Highway 90 bridge. This site has expanded and provides better views (rest area) of the meeting of the Pecos and the Rio Grande, as well, when you drive to the entrance of the boat docking area for the Pecos River.

Visited October 2012
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Austin, Texas
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“Awesome State Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I really enjoyed my time at Seminole Canyon, hiking and camping. We travelled out here to participate in the TPWD geocaching challenge and had a wonderful, scenic hike (until it got dark) along the canyon rim trail. The campground was quiet and I appreciate that many of the sites had shelters over the picnic tables. My only complaint would be that the tent pad was very hard, but hey, it's the desert. I highly recommend this often overlooked park for a relaxing getaway without the usual crowds.

Visited October 2012
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Asheville, North Carolina
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Rare pictographs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Probably few people are aware of the pictographs located in the canyons of Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas. They can be viewed only by taking a tour led by a park ranger or volunteer, who gives an interesting background of the Indian paintings. The canyons themselves are beautiful. This state park is a Texas jewel.

Visited March 2012
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Del Rio, Texas
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“Fun and healthy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

The guides are very knowledgeable and helpful. Museum is small, but it the actual hike and cave that you come for. I am not in great shape and it was a good walk and great day with my kids.

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Del Rio, Texas
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“Very informative and interesting exhibits. Nice & helpful employees”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

I didn't know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. Very easy exhibit to walk through and interesting. They are adding on and we will go back.

Visited September 2011
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