|Unless you're in Quitaque, it's quite a haul to the state park, but at least you'll be in a car and not in stage
coach. From Childress, take US 287 west to TX 86 west. Keep following TX 86 past Turkey to Quitaque, which
sits at the southern entrance to the park.
From Plainview, go east on US 70 to Floydada, then north on TX 207, then east on TX 256 to the northern park
From Amarillo, take US 287 southwest to TX 70. Drive south on TX 70, turn southwest onto TX 256, and follow it
to the northern entrance of Caprock Canyon State Park.
|Caprock Canyon: History in Red
|The entrance to the Clarity Tunnel, one of two along the Fort worth
Denver City Railway that is now the Caprock Canyon Trail.
|Mileage markers line the hike & bike trail that was once the Fort
Worth Denver City Railroad right-of-way.
|Prairie and caprock along the dry river bed of the Little Red River in Caprock Canyon State Park, Texas.
|Following the route of steam locomotives.
|The bike trail is surrounded by ranch land, much of it unfenced. We shared the majority of the trail with a longhorn family and helped the local
rancher (he was on a four wheeler) herd them back to pasture.
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