The second largest canyon in the country lies in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. Visit Palo Duro Canyon State Park; experience the canyon's rugged beauty and enjoy its colorful history. A very short drive to the state park.
University of WT
West Texas A&M University, also known as WTAMU, WT, and formerly West Texas State, part of the Texas A&M University System, is a public university located in Canyon. Our park is located minutes away.
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
From dinosaurs and ancient inhabitants to Native Americans and West Texas Pioneers, explore the fascinating exhibits at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Located on the campus of West Texas A&M University, just a few miles from Amarillo as well as Palo Duro Canyon, the Panhandle-Plains Museum contains the largest historical collection in the state of Texas.
Texas Outdoor Musical
This internationally-known outdoor musical drama has been performed since 1965 in majestic Palo Duro Canyon State Park. The best attended outdoor musical drama in the U.S., TEXAS is performed Tuesday through Sunday from early June through mid-August.