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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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Great tour

I made the tour in a Sunday afternoon (3 PM). Very informative tour. Just four people in the tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
drfelippe123
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Interesting find

We found this park when passing by onto Big Bend. They have a visitor center where you have to pay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AJICE
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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 3 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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
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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
Thank L279
Reviewed April 29, 2018

While we have toured the Indian dwellings at this site, most of our visits have been when we were just passing through on US 90 on our way back from Big Bend N.P. or other points in west Texas. This makes a convenient stopping place....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robert J
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We did the tour to the Fate Bell shelter with the ancient drawings. It was really amazing, we haven't seen such drawings before. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and nice to listen to. He had a lot of information to give. We would strongly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nicole J
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the long drive. Staff were very helpful and extremely knowledgeable about the rock art and other unique features in the park and surrounding area. We booked the morning Fate Bell tour to see the canyon art. You definitely need to take water and...More

Date of experience: March 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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