Amarillo Parks & Gardens
Known as the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro State Park is located south of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. Park activities include camping, horseback riding, hiking, nature study, bird watching, mountain biking, and scenic drives.
Lake Meredith lies on the dry and windswept High Plains of the Texas Panhandle, the Recreational Area is a popular destination for those who love the outdoors. Activities include boating, fishing, waterskiing, swimming, scuba diving and camping.
Amarillo Botanical Gardens is dedicated to the art, science, knowledge and enjoyment of horticulture. The Gardens offer an exhibition gallery, lectures and workshops.
Located just a few minutes from downtown Amarillo, the Wild Cat Bluff Nature Center is a 600 acre park. Sights include wildflowers, cottonwoods, hawks, quails and possibly a horned lizard. The park offers a relaxing untouched atmosphere where visitors can experience Amarillo's ecosystem.