Great Texas Wildlife Trails

Great Texas Far West Texas Wildlife Trail

From El Paso to Midland-Odessa and down to the Rio Grande, explore 57 wildlife viewing sites in the far-flung reaches of Far West Texas

The Far West Texas Wildlife Trail map will make the wide expanse of this region a more manageable adventure for you by giving simple driving loops of city parks, state parks, national parks, nature retreats, hiking trails and more. Whether you plan a short trip or an extended stay to the area, this map highlights the best hot-spots for wildlife viewing in the region. Enjoy Texas hospitality while exploring some of Texas’s most remote areas. Far West Texas is the place to get away from the fast-paced world of daily life, so come on out and camp, hike, mountain bike, birdwatch or just relax in the beauty of Far West Texas!

Take in the big blue skies and some of the most picturesque scenery Texas has to offer while catching glimpses of many attention-grabbing birds, butterflies and reptiles, including the Pronghorn Antelope, Montezuma Quail, Mountain Lion, Black-tailed Jackrabbit, and Cactus Wren.

Escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life by exploring the exceptional beauty of Far West Texas!

The plant-life in Far West Texas is equally as impressive with the stark beauty and unique patterns that can be found in sotols, ocotillo, and prickly pear cactus with blooms in a variety of bright colors.

Visit the wide diversity of landscapes this expansive region has to offer, enjoying the southern portion of the Llano Estacado, seemingly endless sand dunes near Monahans, the Chihuahuan Desert, the urban backdrop of El Paso’s sites, and the remoteness of the Guadalupe Mountains and Big Bend. In addition to these vistas, the region is also well-known for world-class stargazing, so your views are great day or night.

The blending of natural and cultural resources in Far West Texas offers a wonderful array of places to visit and explore. You can travel to forts and other historic structures, discover ancient pictographs, and make your way through the rugged outdoors. This region is not to be missed!


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