Palo Duro Canyon
Just 27 miles S. E. of Amarillo, Texas, you will find Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
The park has 29,182 acres of the scenic, northern most portion of the Palo Duro Canyon. Palo Duro is spanish for "hard wood" in reference to the mesquite and juniper trees that are abundant in the area.
The Canyon is 120 miles long, as much as 20 miles wide, and has a maximum depth of more than 800 feet. Its elevation at the rim is 3,500 feet abo...
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