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Nice hike to the springs and great views on the drive

We visited Guadalupe in early September. We did the Smith Spring hike. The trail led past an... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Wrenazane
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Woodinville, Washington
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Hiker's park

Beautiful park. Definitely worth visiting if you like to hike, and if you don't. No rodes through... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
212grammy
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Cerritos, California
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited Guadalupe in early September. We did the Smith Spring hike. The trail led past an interesting homestead site. We spotted several types of bird on the hike and the springs itself was beautiful. It really drove home the importance of water in the...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park. Definitely worth visiting if you like to hike, and if you don't. No rodes through park, very few people on trails, limited camping, easy drive from Carlsbad Caverns area or Van Horn.

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

If you get a chance you should visit this park. There is some beautiful scenery here. There are lots of trails to take if you like hiking. A 4x4 is handy if you want to take some of the roads. We only had a brief...More

Thank St_matty
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This national park is located in the remote northwest area of Texas. The park is set up to preserve the pristine wilderness of the Guadalupe Mountains, so don't expect to find much more than a small visitors center that will provide you information on hiking...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Just a hop, skip, and jump away from Carlsbad Caverns, this little known National Park is truly a gem if you like hiking and solitude. My husband and I spent the better part of a day here, hiking the Devil's Hall Trail, and then the...More

Thank Mahan25
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a lesser known park so it wasn't busy at all (we saw one other group the whole time we were there). Very informative visitor's center. We had a couple little ones that were pretty much DONE with hiking on day 8 of a...More

1  Thank michellehouse
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I really liked this national park because it wasn't crowded and we could explore without falling over people. It was very threatening weather on the day of your visit so Guadalupe Peak didn't happen but I like that even though hiking long trails was out,...More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed June 28, 2018

My grandson and I stopped by to hike the Devil's Hall Trail on our way to Carlsbad, NM. The day was a little warm but fortunately we had a slight breeze and some clouds; however we each drank about 2 liters of water on our...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We were in Carlsbad caverns and decided to check this out since it's only 30 mins away. Facility seems a little run down, very few visitors. There is a campground and many miles of hiking trails which is probably the best way to see this...More

Thank Wyndi77
Reviewed June 18, 2018

While GMNP is not the most spectacular national park, it is well worth your time if you are anywhere nearby. There are interesting historical sites and many hiking trails from which to choose. We did Devil's Hall, which was quite rewarding. It is definitely worth...More

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