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Cimarron Canyon State Park

28869 US-64, Eagle Nest, NM 87718
+1 888-667-2757
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Beautiful Canyon with Gorgeous Rock

We went through this the first time just trying to negotiate the twisting roads then wen back to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William R
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Kerrville, Texas
Great campsite for families!

The Camp Host at the Tolby Campground is great! He greeted us at our campsite once we arrived... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim_Parker_Texas
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McKinney, Texas
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Part of the 33,1160-acre Colin Neblett Wildlife Area, the largest wildlife area in the state, this state park features the soaring 400-foot granite formations known as the Cimarron Palisades.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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28869 US-64, Eagle Nest, NM 87718
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+1 888-667-2757
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went through this the first time just trying to negotiate the twisting roads then wen back to see the bluffs and beautiful Cimmaron River. The second visit was a gift. This is a beautiful place to visit and offers spectacular views of rock-work that...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Camp Host at the Tolby Campground is great! He greeted us at our campsite once we arrived, provided suggestions for hiking trails (Clear Creek Canyon Trail was our favorite) and maps to the surrounding area! We visited over Labor Day weekend and camped in...More

Thank Jim_Parker_Texas
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This park is absolutely beautiful, the tall coniferous forest and the jagged rock formations make iit both beautiful, intense and breathtaking.

Thank suzanne h
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very nice campground in the mountains. We stopped off for a night before heading to Philmont Scout Ranch. The campsite next to the river was nice with ample space for the tents and to spread out and relax.

Thank Scoutmaster_T1020
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I don't think I would love the roads in the winter but what beauty in the summer! Even if you don't stop to camp, hike, etc. driving through Cimarron Canyon State Park is great for the spirit.

Thank NJHeimark
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A friend sampled several spots on the Cimarron River for trout while I walked around and marvelled at the fast moving, clean river and the towering rock of the Palisades area. Beautiful area just to drive through but exploring on foot was even better.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Cimarron Canyon State Park is great place to experience the outdoors. In the summer there are several fishermen working the banks. One of my family's favorite hikes is Clear Creek Falls. A nice moderate and shaded hike to pretty waterfalls.

3  Thank TheOCfromBigD
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It is free to drive through the park and enjoy the scenery, but if you plan to park and hike or fish there is a $5 fee per car. The drive through is very nice and scenery is pretty. We hiked the Clear Creek Trail....More

Thank diaq
Reviewed 27 June 2017

On a solo motorcycle journey. Stopped here in May. Simply beautiful. Spent a night at the Maverick Campground. Nice and quiet. Restrooms clean as well as the campground. Nice camp host. Nice pond nearby as well as not far from the river. Very peaceful.

Thank Capnnak
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Nice little state park--doesn't have many frills. We drove through a day before and hiked the Clear Creek trail today--neat little shaded hike with a lot of small waterfalls. Good for kids. Note: when hiking clear creek, the trailhead is a little hard to find....More

4  Thank cmac112016
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