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Such a wonderful oasis in the middle of the desert! Always a great time on the water! Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anja C
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Del Rio, Texas
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Texas Must see

We love this area Seminole Canyon Stat Park Indian rock art tour is amazing. food in area is also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
670carld
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Dayton, United States
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“beautiful lake”(14 reviews)
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A lake bordered by Texas on one side and Mexico on the other with 1,000 miles of shoreline - an excellent venue for fishing and boating.
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Hwy 90 West, Del Rio, TX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a wonderful oasis in the middle of the desert! Always a great time on the water! Very untouched, unspoiled as nature should be! A must see if you're visting Del Rio area, you'll be glad you did!

Thank Anja C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this area Seminole Canyon Stat Park Indian rock art tour is amazing. food in area is also Great people are friendly also when in the area drive to Comstock and eat at J&P Bar and Grill their is not a better Hamburger in...More

1  Thank 670carld
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Had a quick stop off here. There are some fantastic views and you can easily walk around there. I did see people swimming but cannot comment as to the temperature of the water. There were lots of places in the shade and grills set up...More

Thank St_matty
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Even though I went in winter, it was still all really beautiful. It was great to think about how could see Mexico just on the other side of this body of water. I would definitely like to go back for a swim in warmer weather.

Thank wherewithalicia
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I travel all over Texas, and yesterday was in Del Rio. What a gorgeous place Lake Amistad is. Rough and rocky terrain, lots of cactus, and then this crystal clear huge body of water. Primitive campsites with grills, some scattered restrooms and lots of beautiful...More

1  Thank Nb_TxMom8
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

For some reason my car's GPS had a hard time finding the visitor center, but it really is on HWY 90 W about 20 minutes south of Comstock. I was delighted to finally find it and the ranger at the visitor center gave me a...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We were only driving thru toward Marfa on US 90. The scenery was great. A beautiful, sparsely developed area which what we were hoping for on this trip

1  Thank Chuck H
Reviewed March 23, 2018

A little out of your way but walking distance to a restaurant/bar and other public facilities. The Camp only offers about 6 spots without accommodations for hook-ups. Being a National Recreation area, the cost to stay for those with a senior pass is very cheap....More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I am on a quest to hit various National Park spots. We happened to be close by so we stopped by the Amistad visitor center right off the highway on the way to Seminole Canyon State Park. The visitor center is in a strip warehouse...More

Thank bvinton
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Miles of undeveloped, pristine shorelines with crystal clear waters abounding. Good fishing and lots of water sports available for the adventurous.

Thank se4dr5
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Marsha P
July 5, 2018|
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Response from wherewithalicia | Reviewed this property |
Very safe! Everyone was friendly and we were just two mid-twenties aged girls. No one bothered us.
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Jaime P
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Chuck H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It was formed by the construction of Amistad Dam under international agreement between the US and Mexico. U.S. President Richard M. Nixon and Mexican President Diaz Ordaz dedicated the dam in 1969. Purposes were... More
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Jaime P
April 22, 2018|
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Yes, it is made-man, a reservoir, built in 1969.
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