Things To Do

Hueco Tanks State Historic Site
6900 Hueco Tanks Road No 1
915-857-1135

For thousands of years, people have trekked to these rock hills in far west Texas. In earlier times, they came for the rainwater pooled in natural rock basins, or huecos (͞whey-coes͟). Visitors today marvel at the imagery left by those ancient people.

At Hueco Tanks, visitors can hike, rock climb, bird watch, study nature and history, picnic and stargaze. Also available are guided and self-guided tours to view rock imagery. Stop by the interpretive center, in a historic ranch house, to learn about the park and its history. The park store at headquarters sells gifts and other items. Hueco Tanks is mainly a day-use park. However, they do have 20 campsites.

Camping
Our campground has restrooms, hot showers and a dump station. For reservations, call (512) 389-8911. Reservations are limited to three days; you may be able to stay longer if a site is available.

Site types: 50-amp water/electric or water only. No sewer at sites. Parking: Back-in only, single-vehicle width. Drive lengths vary from 35 to 70 feet. Two vehicles allowed at each site.

Rock Climbing
Experience world-class rock climbing at Hueco Tanks! Choose from self-guided or guided climbs. Remember, some areas of the park can only be accessed on a tour. Call (512) 389-8911 to make a reservation to climb in the self-guided area or request a tour by calling (915) 849-6684 before your visit.


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