Guadalupe Pass Salt Flat to McKittrick Canyon

Van Horn, Texas

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A 21-mile drive through a mountain pass below the highest peak in Texas to the state’s best fall color. The route over Guadalupe Pass is one of the highest highways in Texas, surpassed only by Texas Highway 118 in the Davis Mountains. It climbs up out of the desert into the foothills of the Guadalupe Mountains, a rugged mountain range dominated by the sheer cliffs of El Capitan Peak. Special attractions: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Guadalupe Peak, fall color, the only reproducing trout population in Texas, hiking, camping, views. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
Scenic Driving Texas

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Scenic Driving Texas

by Laurence Parent (Falcon Guides)

A 21-mile drive through a mountain pass below the highest peak in Texas to the state’s best fall color. The route over Guadalupe Pass is one of the highest highways in Texas, surpassed only by Texas Highway 118 in the Davis Mountains. It climbs up out of the desert into the foothills of the Guadalupe Mountains, a rugged mountain range dominated by the sheer cliffs of El Capitan Peak.

Special attractions: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Guadalupe Peak, fall color, the only reproducing trout population in Texas, hiking, camping, views. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

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Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Van Horn
Distance: 21
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Driving Directions: Directions to Guadalupe Pass: Salt Flat to McKittrick Canyon

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May 2018