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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

TX 136 South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX
+1 806-857-3151
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Don't go on a Sunday

This certainly seemed like an interesting park, but ranger led tours are only 10 AM and 1PM and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Live_to_travel56
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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We were pleasantly surprised in visiting this park they offered a ranger guided tour.It was an... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Norm BEAR L
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Palm Bay
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TX 136 South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This certainly seemed like an interesting park, but ranger led tours are only 10 AM and 1PM and your explorations are limited to the tours. On Sunday (?everyday) there is only a single ranger working, so the visitor center is closed when he is leading...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised in visiting this park they offered a ranger guided tour.It was an approximate 2 mile hike to the quarry site & the ranger was full of knowledge & insight aboutbthe history.

Thank Norm BEAR L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We took the two hour guided tour of the Alibates quarries and were delighted with the experience. Ranger Carl B. was knowledgeable, sensitive to our hiking abilities, and had a great sense of adventure and fun. The visitors center is small but informative. We also...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Amarillo area, please make time to visit Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. The flint from this area is unique and was highly valued by pre-Colombian cultures all over North American. There are Ranger guided tours to the quarry sites. Check...More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

They warn you that it is like climbing an 18- story building, so be prepared. There are steps and inclines, but also shaded rest areas with benches. The view from the top of the Mesa is amazing! So far to look - and so little...More

1  Thank Gabriele G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Several years ago I learned about this place in a magazine. The description piqued my interest and when I planned my trip to Texas and New Mexico, I knew that I had to go see it for myself. This place is was off the beaten...More

3  Thank AuntieM64
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We have been on a lot of ranger-led interpretive walks. Jacob was among the best interp rangers we've had the pleasure to be with. We took the morning tour of the quarries. Fascinating, beautiful, informative. Being a Native American and flint knapper himself, Jacob added...More

2  Thank ColoradoLibraryLady
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I came across this place when I searched National Parks and other parks under NP in Texas that we could visit for free with our NP pass. Located to the northeast of Amarillo, I think this place is interesting especially if you like rocks and...More

Thank twoworldstreasures
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is tucked away. We kind of wondered if gps was confused. Keep going. It is really a lovely park full of history. Jacob gave us a tour outside and I don't think there is anything he didn't know! The third Saturday of every month...More

2  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We arrived late in the day, so we didn't get to take a tour, but we still got a real flavor for the place. This is where native americans got flint for a large portion of the United States. You really feel like you are...More

Thank mja1982
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