Palo Duro Day Hike

The Grand Canyon of Texas has much to offer the day hiker with fantastic canyon views and a variety of recreational pursuits. Besides juniper and mesquite you will may run into roadrunners, mule deer, barbary sheep, Texas longhorns and the famed but rare Texas horned lizard. This moderate hike will take you up to the well know geographical attraction the light house stone column and may allow for some other trail exploration.



Trip Registration Info

Trip Date:
March 3

Early Registration Deadline:
February 20

Early Trip Cost:

Late Registration Deadline:
February 27

Late Trip Cost:

Pre-Trip Meeting is on Februrary 21st at 6:00 PM

Trip Specifics

Palo Duro Canyon State Park


Learning Goals:
What to bring on a day hike, Leave No Trace techniques, outdoor recreation opportunities near Lubbock.

Prior Experience:

Physical/Mental Challenge:
Moderate. The trails are scenic and involve some ups and downs over a variety of terrain.

Included with Trip Registration

  • Transportation
  • Lunch and Snacks

What Will You Need?

All regular items from the OPC day trip pack list

Water Bottle