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Your Guide to Amistad National Recreation Area

Take a trip to Amistad National Recreation Area. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area consists of the US portion of the International Amistad Reservoir.

Amistad, whose name comes from the Spanish word meaning friendship, is best known for excellent water-based recreation, camping, hiking, rock art viewing, and its rich cultural history.

Amistad is also home to a wide variety of plant and animal life above and below the water.


Six miles west of the HWY 90 and 277 North intersection at 10477 Highway 90 West.

GPS: lat:29.53539777, long:-101.075821

Physical address: 10477 Highway 90 West, Del Rio, TX, 78840


To enter the park there is no fee.


Weather in Southwest Texas can change in a matter of minutes.

Amistad National Recreation Area usually has hot summers and mild winters.

For more information, please visit our Weather page at

Contact Information

Phone: (830)775-7491

Hours for Amistad National Recreation Area

Amistad National Recreation Area is open throughout the year. However, some areas may experience temporary closures because of low water levels. Please see our Operation Hours and Seasons page for more specific details. View closures:

Sunday: All Day

Monday: All Day

Tuesday: All Day

Wednesday: All Day

Thursday: All Day

Friday: All Day

Saturday: All Day