Media and Maps

News Articles

"Undiscovered Palo Duro" by Russell Roe, Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, April 2018

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"Canoncita Ranch Open for Public Use" by KFDA Newschannel 10 2016

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"7837 Acres Added to Palo Duro Canyon State Park" by Tom Harvey, Texas Parks and Wildlife, April 25, 2005

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November 2022 Updated Park Map with Restricted Area.

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Park map prior to expanded restricted area.

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The park does not release a map of the entire Palo Duro Canyon State Park acreage. If they did, it would be far easier to see the total closed percentage of the park. This is an approximation based on the park's own "restricted area" line, but it can give you an idea of how much of the park is actually inaccessible.

Lighthouse_Ranch_Grazing_Map_2015_2 (4).pdf

Lighthouse Ranch grazing pastures on Mesquite Park and in North Cita Canyon

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Harrell_Ranch_Grazing_Map_2012 (2).pdf

Harrell Ranch grazing pastures along the Prairie Dog Fork of the Red River.

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2003_PDCSP_Master_Plan_Chris_Beckcom_scan (1) (1).pdf

Proposed Trails into the Palo Duro Backcountry in the 2003 and 2013 Park Master Plans.

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