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Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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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 2 weeks ago
MyrtleTheTurtle2
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big spring, texas
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Amazing pictographs and great for runner and hiker

We traveld thorough the nicest state Parks in Texas and Seminole was one of them. The 4000-8000... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joli2018Airstream
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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 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank Joli2018Airstream
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Thank AJICE
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
Thank twodogsba
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! Pack water, sunblock and a hat! We got a private tour from Ashley Patino. She was amazing! Definitely coming back. They also have a gift shop.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We arrived for the 10AM Bell Fate Shelter Tour given by Sandy a well-studied volunteer. Our group descended down a series of steps, some of which, at the bottom, had hand rails. (Perhaps they all should). The bottom was about 200 feet from the Visitor...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Beverly D
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We took the optional tour to see the Native American pictographs and it was worth the money. Beautiful canyon with the River below. Clean facilities for camping.

Date of experience: April 2018
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garciasolis
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
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Rebecca A
November 20, 2016|
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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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Amanda D
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
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