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Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

US Highway 90, Comstock Val Verde County, TX 78837
+1 432-292-4464
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Love mother nature

We had a great time! Pack water, sunblock and a hat! We got a private tour from Ashley Patino. She... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephanie O
,
Lewisville, Texas
via mobile
Amazing pictographs!

We arrived for the 10AM Bell Fate Shelter Tour given by Sandy a well-studied volunteer. Our group... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Beverly D
,
Morris Plains, New Jersey
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Park with spectacular views and some quiet campsites.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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US Highway 90, Comstock Val Verde County, TX 78837
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time! Pack water, sunblock and a hat! We got a private tour from Ashley Patino. She was amazing! Definitely coming back. They also have a gift shop.

Thank Stephanie O
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We arrived for the 10AM Bell Fate Shelter Tour given by Sandy a well-studied volunteer. Our group descended down a series of steps, some of which, at the bottom, had hand rails. (Perhaps they all should). The bottom was about 200 feet from the Visitor...More

Thank Beverly D
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We took the optional tour to see the Native American pictographs and it was worth the money. Beautiful canyon with the River below. Clean facilities for camping.

Thank L279
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

While we have toured the Indian dwellings at this site, most of our visits have been when we were just passing through on US 90 on our way back from Big Bend N.P. or other points in west Texas. This makes a convenient stopping place....More

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We did the tour to the Fate Bell shelter with the ancient drawings. It was really amazing, we haven't seen such drawings before. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and nice to listen to. He had a lot of information to give. We would strongly...More

Thank Nicole J
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth the long drive. Staff were very helpful and extremely knowledgeable about the rock art and other unique features in the park and surrounding area. We booked the morning Fate Bell tour to see the canyon art. You definitely need to take water and...More

Thank tx_sandyhead
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph is a ranger guided tour that departs twice daily, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The only way visitors are permitted to visit the floor of the canyon is by going on this tour. The cost is $8 per person. We...More

1  Thank MarshaW51
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Enjoyed the drive north to the park from Del Rio - lots and lots of sheep ranches The visitor center has a great little museum with outdoor overlooks of the canyon - we missed the time for a hike into the canyon Campsites were very...More

1  Thank Roger R
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We went on a Friday afternoon for the 3 o'clock guided tour. Got there early enough to enjoy the museum before the tour. The whole experience was terrific. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We definitely recommend that if you are in this area it is...More

1  Thank 756rickc
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

With many different activities to keep you busy in this park you won't get bored. Hiking, biking or a guided tour to see the pictographs. Campground itself is nothing special but adequate. If you want water and electric most of the sites are made for...More

1  Thank Rita S
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garciasolis
10 December 2016|
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Response from bajabo | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Both men & women have nice hot showers. There are some RV sites on the lower level very close to the restrooms/showers. Happy Holidays! Baja Bo
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Rebecca A
20 November 2016|
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Response from bajabo | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call the park and ask the raangers about thew Fate Bell Shelter hike. You'd need to hang onto your kids climbing up & down the steps to the canyon bottom, Also climbing up into the Rock Shelter tpo see the art... More
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Amanda D
28 October 2016|
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Response from Rico R | Reviewed this property |
Seminole Canyon is remote, beautiful and peaceful. It has one pictograph tour and several hiking trails down to the Rio Grande. Huecos is a bouldering Mecca with lots of people and activities. It is next to El Paso so it has... More
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