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Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

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Address: US Highway 90, Comstock Val Verde County, TX 78837
Phone Number: (432) 292-4464
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Park with spectacular views and some quiet campsites.

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Amazing rock art paint from 4,000 years ago

Seminole Canyon is a muse-see if you are ever in the Del Rio area. Take the walking Art Cave tour where they will take you to the caves where Native American rock art from 4,000... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Derek J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seminole Canyon is a muse-see if you are ever in the Del Rio area. Take the walking Art Cave tour where they will take you to the caves where Native American rock art from 4,000 years ago can still be seen on the cave walls. Our tour guide was Carl and he was very descriptive and gave us a history... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We booked a campground for one night. The campsites are clean and include nice, new restrooms. Check the weather before you go - due to the campsites being on an exposed ridge we were unable to stay due to 20 mile an hour winds and lightening.

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Thank Eric W
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Absolutely loved this experience. Take the Art Cave tour and check out the Rock Art. They approximate that it won't be there in another 20 years due to sun damage. Best time to go is April. We went in June and it was SUPER HOT. Bring water, a hat, sunblock, good walking shoes and a sweat rag. Oh! and a... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The most interesting parts of this park (besides the stunning canyons cut away by rivers) are the pictographs some of which are viewed only during guided tour (not available on Mondays and Tuesdays). The various trails give you access to the rim of the Seminole and Presa Canyons. The Rio Grande River Trail takes you to a location across the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We went on a Saturday at 10am for the art cave tour. What an excellent tour and beautiful park! It is far out in an obsolete area but that didn't seem to hinder the amount of people who also showed up for the tour. The hike out to the site was scenic, the hike back was a lot of climbing.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

First time in my life that I been here after 56 years... I should have gone when I was younger, I would have been up and down Big Bend National Park! We stayed at "The Lodge at Sanders Point", Amidstad Reservoir, Del Rio, Texas. The Cabin overlooking the Reservoir and pitch black dark night and the Stars are Beautiful on... More 

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Thank John R
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I haven't been out to Seminole Canyon in many, many years. This year, I went with my family during spring break. As we found out, camping during spring break is very crowded. Usually, you can just show up and get a campsite. During spring break, you will have no such luck. We booked our campsite about 2 months in advance.... More 

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Cornell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is a stop that is well worth the time. A really good presentation of what once was long ago and right up to the present times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Breathtakingly beautiful. Just missed a guided walking tour although it was starting to rain. Very nice vistor center. Short film to watch. Outdoor balcony with a pay telescope. Great place to take pictures.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

5 dollars each for the guided tour, 3 dollars each for day use fee. It was a fairly easy hike into the canyon, but with more than 40 people in the 10am group and only one (1) tour guide, we couldn't hear most of what he had to say. Add to that, children that had a hard time on the... More 

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