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Playa Lakes, Armstrong Unit: Directions

Phone: (806) 492-3405
Fax: (806) 492-3230
3036 FM 3256
Paducah, TX 79248

Contact: Caroline Ellison

Dates Open: Open year round. Access is restricted to viewing the area from public roads.


From Dimmitt take SH 86 west for ten miles then turn south on FM 1524. Drive south on FM 1524 two miles then turn west on CR 618 (a caliche road) and drive one mile. From this point the Armstrong Unit is viewable to the south and east.