The United States’ second largest canyon is located in the Texas Panhandle. Formed by millions of years of erosion, Palo Duro Canyon, located near Amarillo is more than 800 feet deep. It stretches 120 miles, with an average width of 6 miles.
It features breathtaking geological formations, including a hoodoo spire famously known as the Lighthouse.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park is an ideal destination for camping, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and photography.
Click the video below to join us on our recent hike.
Lane Luckie is an award-winning journalist based in Texas. A news anchor, reporter and producer, he is also an avid photographer and traveler. His journalistic interests include government, aviation, spaceflight, religion, and higher education. Luckie received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University.
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