Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, TX

National Park Service

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

13,000 years ago this site was already well-known by mammoth hunters as a place to get the best stone for their tools. Centuries passed but the colorful flint found right here in the Texas panhandle never...[more]

Address

P.O. Box 1460
Fritch, TX 79036
Email:lamr_interpretation@nps.gov

Directions

Alibates Flint Quarries is located approximately 35 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. From I-40 in Amarillo, take Lakeside exit north towards Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Exit on TX 136 north towards Borger. After about 30 miles, turn west, from TX 136 onto Cas Johnson Road. Park Service signs will be visible. Proceed approximately 3 miles to "Y" intersection and bear to right. Go northwest approximately 2 miles to the Alibates Contact Station.

From Fritch, take TX 136 south seven miles and make a right on Cas Johnson Road.


 

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