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Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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Indian Petroglyphs

We took the park tour of the 4,000 year old petroglyphs at Seminole Canyon State Park. These are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abilene, Texas
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A pleasant surprise

This park is a long ways from town out in the desert so we weren’t expecting much. We live in Del... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
big spring, texas
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Park with spectacular views and some quiet campsites.
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US Highway 90, Comstock Val Verde County, TX 78837
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The facilities are nice and the park is a cool place to go for a hike. The campsites are far enough apart to give some semblance of privacy. It's a big place, so either plan to drive or bring bikes to get from place to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the first time in my life in a State or National Park, I found in Seminole Canyon State Park a polite but unfriendly and rather disagreeable staff. Rock paintings may be beautiful, but we could not see anything as guided tours were canceled without...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank XPV15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the park tour of the 4,000 year old petroglyphs at Seminole Canyon State Park. These are amazing rock shelter paintings and murals of ancient people that resided in the area over 4000 years ago. The tour was amazing, and not too difficult. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

This park is a long ways from town out in the desert so we weren’t expecting much. We live in Del Rio in the winter and went out to scope out the campsites for some friends who were going to visit the area and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MyrtleTheTurtle2
Reviewed February 2, 2019

We traveld thorough the nicest state Parks in Texas and Seminole was one of them. The 4000-8000 years old pictographs are something special and unique we do not get to see often. The Guide„Sandy“ was very knowledgeable und answered all my questions. Showers where extremely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

We were staying in S.A. and at the last minute one Sunday morning we changed plans from going to Laredo to going here. It was a little further than expected. We grabbed subway on the way and arrived in time to eat lunch and make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anneszy
Reviewed December 16, 2018

I made the tour in a Sunday afternoon (3 PM). Very informative tour. Just four people in the tour , two girls, me and my wife. The two guides , geologists Vicky and a guy that unfortunately I can’t remember his name, were brilliant ,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank drfelippe123
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We found this park when passing by onto Big Bend. They have a visitor center where you have to pay for parking. The exhibition is very interesting but could have more interactive content. Make sure to do research before because they do a tour of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed October 30, 2018

There is a park ranger guided walk to caves to see 4000 year old cave paintings which is simply spectacular. Visit the state park's website for details on the days and times for the walk. No advance registration is needed. Just show up when a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BnCrXplorerz
Reviewed October 18, 2018

wonderful canyon , nice campground , helpful staff , the night sky is beautiful lots of stars , nice place to stop and just relax

Date of experience: October 2018
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December 9, 2016|
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Response from bajabo | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Both men & women have nice hot showers. There are some RV sites on the lower level very close to the restrooms/showers. Happy Holidays! Baja Bo
Rebecca A
November 20, 2016|
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Response from bajabo | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call the park and ask the raangers about thew Fate Bell Shelter hike. You'd need to hang onto your kids climbing up & down the steps to the canyon bottom, Also climbing up into the Rock Shelter tpo see the art... More
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October 28, 2016|
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Response from Rico R | Reviewed this property |
Seminole Canyon is remote, beautiful and peaceful. It has one pictograph tour and several hiking trails down to the Rio Grande. Huecos is a bouldering Mecca with lots of people and activities. It is next to El Paso so it has... More