Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, first and second sessions. July 21, 1965, and August 9, 1966.
  • 133 Pages
  • 4.65 MB
  • English
U.S. Govt. Print. Off. , Washington
Guadalupe Mountains National


Guadalupe Mountains National

LC ClassificationsKF26 .I542 1965g
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 133 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6009264M
LC Control Number66062619

Guadalupe Mountains is an amazing place to explore the night skies and its constellations. Check out the Junior Ranger Night Explorer Booklet to learn more about the dark skies that are protected by the National Park Service.

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Salt Flat, TX. 22, likes 2, talking about this 12, were here. Guadalupe Mountains National Park is the world's premier example of a fossil reef from /5().

Guadalupe Mountains National Park protects the world's most extensive Permian fossil reef, the four highest peaks in Texas, an environmentally diverse collection of flora and fauna, and the stories of lives shaped through conflict, cooperation and survival. Come experience mountains and canyons, desert and dunes, night skies and spectacular.

A trip to natural areas such as Guadalupe Mountains National Park isn't just great fun, it's a necessity. To reach it, make your way approximately miles ( kilometers) from. Hiking Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks is the only comprehensive guide to all thirty-six trails—both underground and aboveground—in these two national parks.

From deep caverns to high peaks and backcountry canyons, these parks provide the /5(12). Highest peak in Texas at 8, feet. Certificate of Excellence. Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX. +1 Improve This Listing.

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Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia. Guadalupe Mountains National Park is an American national park in the Guadalupe Mountains, east of El Paso, mountain range includes Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas at 8, feet (2, m), and El Capitan used as a landmark by travelers on the route later followed by the Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoach line.

The ruins of a stagecoach station stand near the Pine Springs Location: Culberson County and Hudspeth County. Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Last-minute getaway. Camping near Guadalupe Mountains National Park is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences%(28).

The Guadalupe Mountains are in West Texas (near El Paso) and southeastern New Mexico. The mountain range includes the highest peak in Texas at feet, Guadalupe Peak, as well as the dramatic El Capitan peak.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Lincoln National Forest in New Mexico are within the mountain range. The range extends from desert. Guadalupe Mountains National Park is a must-visit destination for hikers, with more than 80 miles of trails winding from woodland canyons to lush springs.

Experienced trekkers can access the more rugged parts of the park via steep switchbacks that zigzag up the mountains, where once-in-a-lifetime photo-ops await. I picked this book up several months back and absolutely loved it. A ton of great info and history about the Guadalupe Mountains of West Texas.

Here is a link to the book: Guadalupe Mountains National Park book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Find the perfect vacation package for Guadalupe Mountains National Park on Tripadvisor by comparing Guadalupe Mountains National Park hotel and flight prices.

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park contains the southernmost, highest part of the mile-long Guadalupe range.

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From the highway, the mountains resemble a nearly monolithic wall. This book gave me everything I needed to get the most out of my brief week in the Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks, places I rather suspect I'll never get to again.

The author covers all the maintained trails (and some that aren't, really) that I've heard of, with fairly good detail and guidance as Reviews: 7. This is Falcon’s offering for Guadalupe Mountains National Park, along with the nearby Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

In most cases we prefer the Falcon Guides, and this one is no exception. In this case, the book also provides a good amount of comprehensive info.

Shepherd said he hoped that his “Guadalupe Mountains National Park: An Environmental History of the Southwest Borderlands,” published by University of Massachusetts Press in Junewould make readers more appreciative of the region, its history and how humans learned to make do with the available natural resources.

Smith Spring, Guadalupe Mountains National Park: See 54 reviews, articles, and 79 photos of Smith Spring, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Guadalupe Mountains National Park/5(54).

Getting There in Guadalupe Mountains National Park Located on the border of New Mexico and Texas, the park is 55 miles southwest of Carlsbad, New Mexico, along U.S.

62/ From Albuquerque, drive east on I for 59 miles to Clines Corners, turn south and take U.S. for miles to the city of Carlsbad, then head southwest 55 miles on U.S. Guadalupe Mountains National Park Adventures by Car Get an economy vehicle that makes parking a breeze, or turn the keys in a bigger car that can accommodate shopping bags or sporting equipment in the back--Expedia knows how to suit any traveler seeking a cheap car rental in Guadalupe Mountains National fleet includes vehicles for.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park consists of more t acres of desert scrublands, salt flats, and rugged 8, foot peaks, the highest in Texas. These stark geologic differences give the Guadalupe Mountains their charm.

Driving across the broad badlands to arrive at the park from wherever one may come makes most passers-by believe 91%(33). "Guadalupe Mountains National Park will find a welcome readership with the general public and in academic circles. Shepherd makes important inroads in the fields of environmental history of the American West, conservation history, historical geography of western America, and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands."—Sterling Evans, author of Bound in Twine: The History and Ecology of the.

National parks across the United States are still open as the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) imposed changes to hours in response to the COVID pandemic. “The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is the priority of the National Park Service,” Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt said on the.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park is the “other” National Park in Texas. It doesn’t get many visitors because it specializes in hiking and hiking requires work.

For those who love hiking, this park offers great scenery as reward for the effort. Windy.

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park Suggested Itineraries in Guadalupe Mountains National Park This park is best explored over a period of 2 or 3 days, with at least 1 day devoted to the visitor center, historic attractions, and trails in the Pine Springs section, and another full day allotted to McKittrick Canyon.

In the late s, the area was finally designated a national park. Drawing upon published sources, oral histories, and previously unused archival documents, Jeffrey P. Shepherd situates the Guadalupe Mountains and the national park in the context of epic tales of Spanish exploration, westward expansion, Native survival, immigrant settlement Author: Jeffrey P.

Shepherd. At Guadalupe Mountains National Park in west Texas, we scratched one off of our list. The Guadalupe Peak trail provides passage to the rooftop of Texas. It's only miles round-trip, but it climbs 3, feet in only hours (8 is more likely), allowing a morning start in the desert lowlands and a late lunch amid high-elevation conifer forests.

About Guadalupe Mountains National Park Guadalupe Mountains National Park is miles east of El Paso on US 62/ The park's 86, acres occupy a rugged scenic section of the Guadalupe Mountains and include 8,foot Guadalupe Peak, the highest elevation in Texas.

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InPratt donated his land to the National Park Service. Additional land was purchased from J.C. Hunter, and inGuadalupe Mountains National Park was created by an act of congress.

Size of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Acreage – as of Septem Federal Land – 86, Non-Federal Land – Gross Area Acres /5(12). Guadalupe Mountains National Park is also home to the Salt Basin Dunes, bright white dunes formed from gypsum grains and covering about 2, acres. They range from three feet to 60 feet high, and it’s about a half-mile hike to get to them.

Once there, you can explore the non-vegetated dunes, but watch out for venomous snakes. Secrets of the Park.