Top of Texas

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Top of Texas
Alias Names
Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Guadalupe Peak


Guadalupe Peak Trail


Other Info
From the Pine Springs Campground, hike on the Guadalupe Peak Trail for 4.2 miles to the peak.
Opening Hours
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Closed now
  • Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

At 8,749 feet above sea level, the “Top of Texas” stands at the zenith of the Guadalupe Mountains, the remains of a vast ancient reef that rose underneath the Western Interior Seaway, a large channel that ran through North America in the Permian Period.


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We only drove by it and sure it would have been an awesome trail to try out and get on top, maybe another time.
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