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 state park office for up-to-date information on water availability and special activities.

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).


Love This Trail

   November, 2014 by carolyn h

Backpacked the entire trail, 64.5 miles, from Estelline to South Plains last week. This is an awesome trail for hiking with an easy grade. Even the sections that are minimally maintained were easy walking. The trail winds through canyon breaks and up more

October 2014 thru-hike of the trailway. South Plains to Estelline (64.2 miles).

   November, 2014 by mountain dew

Finally got back to the trail after an earlier "shakedown" hike on the trailway with my son this summer. This time me, my wife and 12 pound dog thru-hiked the entire 64.2 mile trailway in 5 days during mid-October. We started in South Plains and finished more

Father and son backpacking trip

   July, 2014 by mountain dew

We started at the western terminus, South Plains, and did about 18 miles in two days. We saw deer, snakes, hawks, lizards, frogs, and other wildlife along the way. It was my sons first overnight backpacking trip and he had a blast. We camped on the east more