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Devils River State Natural Area


category : Wildlife Areas
A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve at the ecological junction of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Hill Country and the Tamaulipan Brushlands of northern Mexico. The terrain is dry and treeless but near the Devils River springs provide sufficient moisture for groves of pecans, sycamores and live oaks. Open by reservation only. Bring all necessary food, water, gas and other supplies.


Admission: Admission fee.
Hours: By reservation only
Phone: 830-395-2133

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San Felipe Springs and Moore Park

Lush oasis in semiarid setting, springs were important watering stop on historic Chihuahua Road that connected Texas port of Indianola with Chihuahua City, Mexico. Springs flow some 90 million gallons of clear pure water daily. San Felipe Country Club golf course (semiprivate)

Del Rio, TX Natural Attractions

Amistad National Recreation Area

Boat ramps, marinas, campgrounds, picnic areas administered by National Park Service on U.S. side of huge international Amistad Reservoir. From park headquarters on U.S. 90

Del Rio, TX Recreation Areas

Walking Tour

Visit downtown area of historic buildings, churches and homes dating from the 1800s, including the 1887 courthouse. Also ancient acequia system (irrigation canals)

Del Rio, TX Tours

Whitehead Memorial Museum

Dedicated to life and legends of frontier Southwest, museum includes rustic structure that was early trading post serving both Texas and Mexico. Plan at least two hours to roam through the 2 1/2- acres and 13 exhibit sites. Judge Roy Bean (see LANGTRY)

Del Rio, TX Museums

Val Verde Winery

Family enterprise in its fourth generation, founded in 1883 by Italian immigrants. Grapes had been grown in the area since 1825

Del Rio, TX Wineries

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Devils River State Natural Area

A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve at the ecological junction of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Hill Country and the T...