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Caprock Canyons State Park

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Address: Quitaque, TX
Phone Number: 8064551492
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Ranks the third largest state park in Texas with 13,960 acres.

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This park should not be missed!

One of the nicest parks in the state. Lots of historic bison roaming everywhere. The park is alive with bison, deer, prairie dogs and birds of all sorts. The canyons are very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Ft. Worth, Tx.
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Ft. Worth, Tx.
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the nicest parks in the state. Lots of historic bison roaming everywhere. The park is alive with bison, deer, prairie dogs and birds of all sorts. The canyons are very colorful and sculpted by nature.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On an adventure through Texas we stopped late in the day for a drive through of Caprock. The headquarters was already closed but we took a short drive. Free range buffalo roaming the grounds. Nice picnic area by the lake - open fields. Need to go back and spend the day.

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Thank Sue S
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rugged canyons, red dirt, and buffalo roaming free at Caprock Canyons State Park was the perfect ending to our trip. From our campsite we could watch the animated Prairie Dogs or observe a heard of about 49 buffalo pass by to another grazing area. The campground has both 30 and 50 amp sites with water and a dump station. Picnic... More 

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Thank Linda F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Caprock Canyons is, in a word, breathtaking. Home to the largest herd of wild bison in North America, it also features the majestic Caprock Canyon. There is a great deal to see and do if you are in to nature and hiking. There are hiking trails suitable for all levels of ability. We stayed up at the RV sites and... More 

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Thank Christopher M
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park, well worth the drive! Decided last minute to take a trip over Labor Day, I was pleasantly surprised at how beautiful, peaceful and breathtaking this gem of a park this is. The bison were out in force and it was amazing to watch them in their natural habitat. Highly recommend for a wonderful day trip, although go prepared... More 

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Kaufman, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is beautiful. The canyons are gorgeous and teeming with wildlife but we went to ride our mountain bikes and we were sorely disappointed. We attempted to ride the Lower Canyon Loop: Trails D,E & F and the trails are washed out and mostly unridable. We ended up carrying our bikes 75% of the trail. Be prepared to cross... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took this trip for a last min. Adventure before I start back to college next week on the 30th of August. I went down there from Lubbock on the 21st of August, camped there that night, woke up the next morning and went hiking, then drove home. What an amazing time I had! The scenery here is breath taking!... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park. Buffalo are a great sight, but the ladies working inside visitors center have the personality of a rock. Why people that are in a bad mood work with the public is a horrible idea and it ruined what otherwise was a great weekend. The ranger on the other hand was very friendly and very courteous.

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Donald B, Manager at Caprock Canyons State Park, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the park, but am truly sorry you had a bad experience in the visitors center. We take customer service very serious here at Caprock, as evidenced by most reviews on this site. We strive to provide a high quality experience for all visitors and when we hear otherwise, we want to try to identify the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This review is not for the park itself which is amazing. This review is for the bureaucracy, hassle, and irritation by the staff upon our group. I made a reservation over a week in advance for the night of Saturday the 13th. We were driving in from Fragstaff, AZ heading back to the Galveston area and wanted to camp somewhere... More 

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Donald B, Manager at Caprock Canyons State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Caprock Canyons State Park. I am disappointed that you had a negative experience with the staff here. We take customer service very serious here and I would like to discuss this incident with you to benefit future visitors and perhaps set your mind at ease regarding your visit. Please contact me at... More 

Texas City, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

With a very unique landscape and a herd of Buffalo that roam the park, Caprock Canyon State Park is great! The road through the park is five miles long and plenty to see along the way. Beautiful scenery, buffalo, Prairie dogs, a lake for swimming or fishing, camping, hiking. This park offers a lot.

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