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63 mi 101 km of trail 3 Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 17 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails
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gem Favorite Palo Duro Canyon from the rim viewpoint on a sunny February day.

Palo Duro Canyon View

(5) Canyon, TX

Runs in Texas Panhandle - 3

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Favorite Kick Buttowski
Intermediate

Lighthouse Trail

6.1 mi 9.8 km • Loop • 361 ft Ascent 109.96 m Ascent

(21) Canyon, TX
Favorite A uniquely colorful rock spire
Intermediate

Lighthouse - GSL - PDR Loop

6.3 mi 10.1 km • Loop • 259 ft Ascent 78.94 m Ascent

(8) Canyon, TX
Favorite Looking north toward the dam.
Intermediate/Difficult

Harbor Bay Trail

5.3 mi 8.5 km • Point to Point • 615 ft Ascent 187.4 m Ascent

(1) Fritch, TX

Trails in Texas Panhandle - 28

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1.4 mi 2.3 km #1CCC Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Canyon, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Canyon, TX
0.3 mi 0.6 km #2Goodnight Peak Scenic Loop
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.6 km Canyon, TX
3.1 mi 5.1 km #3Givens, Spicer, Lowry Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Easy/Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.1 km Canyon, TX
2.3 mi 3.7 km #4Rock Garden Trail
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Canyon, TX
3.2 mi 5.2 km #5Upper Comanche Trail
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Canyon, TX
2.6 mi 4.2 km #6Comanche Trail Mid
Difficult
Canyon, TX
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Canyon, TX
2.3 mi 3.6 km #7Comanche Trail South
Difficult
Canyon, TX
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.6 km Canyon, TX
1.4 mi 2.3 km #8Kiowa Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Canyon, TX
1.0 mi 1.7 km #9Paseo del Rio
Easy/Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Canyon, TX
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Little Fox Loop
Easy
Canyon, TX
Easy
1.4 mi 2.2 km Canyon, TX
2.9 mi 4.7 km #11Juniper/Cliffside Trail
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Canyon, TX
0.2 mi 0.4 km #12Triassic Trail
Easy
Canyon, TX
Easy
0.2 mi 0.4 km Canyon, TX
1.1 mi 1.8 km #13Rojo Grande Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Canyon, TX
3.2 mi 5.1 km #14Meredith Way Trail
Intermediate
Fritch, TX
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Fritch, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km #15Pioneer Nature Trail
Easy
Canyon, TX
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Canyon, TX
10.7 mi 17.2 km #16Turkey Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fritch, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
10.7 mi 17.2 km Fritch, TX
9.6 mi 15.5 km #17Palo Duro Lake Trail
Difficult
Spearman, TX
Difficult
9.6 mi 15.5 km Spearman, TX
0.8 mi 1.2 km #18Harbor Bay Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Fritch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Fritch, TX
1.5 mi 2.4 km #19Cottonwood Trail
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Canyon, TX
3.9 mi 6.2 km #20Rylander Fortress Cliff Trail
Easy
Canyon, TX
Easy
3.9 mi 6.2 km Canyon, TX
0.6 mi 1.0 km #21Tub Springs Draw Spur
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Canyon, TX
3.4 mi 5.5 km #22Devils Canyon Trail
Easy
Fritch, TX
Easy
3.4 mi 5.5 km Fritch, TX
0.2 mi 0.3 km #23Harbor Bay Trail
Easy
Fritch, TX
Easy
0.2 mi 0.3 km Fritch, TX
0.6 mi 1.0 km #24Mesa Loop
Easy
Fritch, TX
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 km Fritch, TX
1.4 mi 2.2 km #25Mullinaw Trail
Easy
Fritch, TX
Easy
1.4 mi 2.2 km Fritch, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km #26Cottonwood Canyon Trail #300
Easy
Canyon, TX
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Canyon, TX
1.8 mi 3.0 km #27Mullinaw Trail
Easy
Fritch, TX
Easy
1.8 mi 3.0 km Fritch, TX
0.9 mi 1.4 km #28Shortgrass Prairie Loop Trail #301
Easy
Canyon, TX
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Canyon, TX

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Kick Buttowski
Nov 8, 2015 near Canyon, TX
Aerial shot of the Lighthouse Trail from a Cessna 172.
Aug 10, 2017 near Canyon, TX
More colorful cliffs along the trail
Feb 22, 2018 near Canyon, TX
A uniquely colorful rock spire
Feb 22, 2018 near Canyon, TX
Left to right - Table Mesa, Sunday Creek Valley with Timber Mesa in the distance where the valley bends right, and Capitol Mesa, looking north from the ledge up on the Lighthouse (foreground, very left).
Feb 20, 2019 near Canyon, TX
Looking Northwest into the canyon from a lookout near the first rim.
Oct 23, 2018 near Canyon, TX
Capitol Peak
Feb 22, 2018 near Canyon, TX
This lip must be overcome to reach the Lighthouse "table".  The drop off to the left is substantial.  Mothers with small children may not be happy at this point!
Nov 23, 2019 near Canyon, TX

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