Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway

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Caprock Canyons Trailway runs 64 miles through some of the most scenic areas in our part of Texas. Along the trail is one of the last railroad tunnels in use in Texas, Clarity Tunnel, now home to thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats. Stop by the Park office for up to date information on water availabilty, special activities, and other timely information.

Parking and Trail Access

There are seven access points on the Trailway. Daily entrance fees are $2/person (ages 13-65). Camping is allowed anywhere along the Trailway at a cost of $7/night (up to 4 people).


Monks Crossing/Clarity Tunnel

   October, 2013 by deb_bai

Camping at Caprock Canyon State Park and we were looking for something beginner friendly as most of the trails at the State Park are more technical. We drove over to Monks Crossing and rode out mountain bikes down to Clarity Tunnel. Trail was well maintained more

Too rough for me, and what a shame!!

   May, 2013 by garyrbradford

My son and daughter-in-law accompanied my husband and me (both in our 60s) in April for what we thought was going to be a really fun experience. We planned to ride from South Plains to Turkey the first day (32 miles), spend the night at the Turkey Hotel, more

South Plains to John Farris via horseback - December 2012

   December, 2012 by patlox

The trailhead at South Plains is easily spotted and well marked from HWY 207. The drainage ditches are steep, so angle a long trailer to avoid catching when turning in the parking area. The house to the north has noisy, yet friendly dogs that kept their more