Would you like to have Donald Beard speak at your event? For a nominal fee to pay travel costs he will come to your city and give his presentation on the historic Texas State Bison Herd. The presentation can be from 20 to 90 minutes, whatever timeframe meets your needs.
Donald Beard, Caprock Canyons State Park, P O Box 204, Quitaque, TX 79255
13,960-acre state park in the beautiful rugged Canyon lands of the Texas Panhandle. Featured in numerous magazines and publications.
Activities: Camping, mountain biking, hiking, equestrian, fishing, swimming, birding, scenic views, star gazing, photography, wildlife, guided tours, historic areas.
Biking: Mountain bike almost 85 miles of multi-use trails ranging from Level 3 in rugged terrain to trails with less than 3 percent grade. About 20 miles of the trails include cliffs, drop-offs, and steep climbs and descents.
Features: Texas State Bison Herd, Lake Theo, Historical marker for Folsom Bison Kill Site, Equestrian Stables, 30 miles of riding trails for horses, hiking and biking.
35 campsites with water and electricity, 40 tent sites, 12 equestrian camp sites, 2 areas for primitive hike-in camping.
Website: Complete park information at www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/caprock
Directions: 3 miles north of Quitaque on FM 1065
Access: Public, Fee per person (ages 13 to 65) – see website above for fee amount
Map of Trailway (PDF): Click here
Activities: Bat watching, hiking, biking, equestrian, camping, scenic views, wildlife, historic areas
Features: 64 miles Rails-to-Trails Trailway with Clarity Tunnel (742 foot tunnel featuring hundreds of thousands of Mexican Free tail Bats), 46 trestles, Edgin Siding Marker, John Farris Siding Station.
Directions: Trailway runs 64 miles from Estelline on the east to South Plains on the west. Local access points along the Trailway at Quitaque, Turkey, Monks Crossing, and Tampico
Access: Public, Fee: $3.00 per person (ages 13-65) can be paid at honor boxes on Trailway