Guadalupe Mountains National Park News
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Guadalupe Peak Trail Closed For Repair Work
January 19, 2023 | 4:39 pm
Beginning 6:00 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2023 the Guadalupe Peak Trail will be closed to the public to allow essential trail repair work to be conducted. This closure includes all public access and use of the Guadalupe Peak Trail, Stock Trail, and the Guadalupe Peak Wilderness Campground.
NPS Staff Respond to Visitor Fatality on Guadalupe Peak
January 6, 2023 | 10:12 am
On Saturday, December 31, 2022, Guadalupe Mountains National Park was notified of a non-responsive hiker on the Guadalupe Peak Trail; hikers on scene administered CPR. This attempt to revive the subject was unsuccessful.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park To Begin Accepting Wilderness Camping Reservations
September 7, 2022 | 11:56 am
Beginning September 30, 2022, visitors will be able to book reservations in advance, for the park’s ten hike-in wilderness campgrounds online at https://www.recreation.gov/permits/4675328
Guadalupe Mountains National Park to Mark 50 Years
September 2, 2022 | 1:03 pm
Salt Flat, Texas – Visitors are invited to join the staff and volunteers of Guadalupe Mountains National Park as we commemorate the park’s 50th Anniversary with a series of ranger-guided tours, hikes, and other unique opportunities to explore the park.
Under the Stars at the Salt Basin Dunes
August 1, 2022 | 3:16 pm
On Friday August 12, 2022, at 7:30 pm, Guadalupe Mountains National Park will conduct a moonlight hike to the Salt Basin Dunes. This program will begin at the Salt Basin Dune Trailhead located at the end of Williams Road near Dell City, TX, and will last approximately two hours and cover two miles of hiking.
Dog Canyon to Reopen
July 28, 2022 | 4:17 pm
Salt Flat, Texas – Guadalupe Mountains National Park will reopen the Dog Canyon developed area, including the Indian Meadow Nature Trail, and the Dog Canyon Campground will reopen for overnight use on Monday, August 1, 2022.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park to Resume Wilderness Camping Permits on July 15, 2022
July 14, 2022 | 8:00 am
Effective Friday July 15, Guadalupe Mountains National Park will resume issuing wilderness use permits for overnight camping in the Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park to Begin Phased Reopening
June 28, 2022 | 11:29 am
Effective Wednesday, June 29, the park will begin a phased reopening of most park trail for day use.
Tourism to Guadalupe Mountains National Park creates $20.7 million in Economic Benefits
June 27, 2022 | 8:59 am
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 243,000 visitors to Guadalupe Mountains National Park in 2021 spent $16.8 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 234 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.7 million.
Additional Closures Implemented Due to Increased Fire Risk
May 23, 2022 | 3:56 pm
Effective Wednesday, May 25th, Guadalupe Mountains National Park will implement additional closures to park areas due to increased fire risk.