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).


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

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