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Amistad National Recreation Area, TX

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Amistad National Recreation Area

An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area consists of the US portion of the International Amistad Reservoir. Amistad, whose name comes from the Spanish word meaning friendship, is best known...[more]

Address

Amistad National Recreation Area
4121 Veterans Blvd.
Del Rio, TX 78840
Email:amis_interpretationt@nps.gov

Directions

GETTING THERE

Car
Amistad National Recreation Area is located on the US and Mexico border near Del Rio, Texas and is between San Antonio and Big Bend National Park. The park is 150 miles west of San Antonio on US Highway 90, and about 250 miles east of Big Bend via US Highways 90 and 385. Access to Amistad from the north or south is on US Highways 277 and 377.

Plane
Continental Airlines provides service between Del Rio (DRT) and Houston.

Public Transportation
Bus and AMTRAK (rail) stations are located in Del Rio on 1 North Main Street. For AMTRAK information dial 1-800-USA-RAIL. For bus service call Del Rio Multi-Modal Transportation Center at (830)775-7515.
 

Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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