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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

TX 136 South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX
+1 806-857-3151
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Great place!

If you are in the Amarillo area, please make time to visit Alibates Flint Quarries National... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
greenjay1
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Williams, Arizona
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Get ready for a hike

They warn you that it is like climbing an 18- story building, so be prepared. There are steps and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Gabriele G
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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TX 136 South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Amarillo area, please make time to visit Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. The flint from this area is unique and was highly valued by pre-Colombian cultures all over North American. There are Ranger guided tours to the quarry sites. Check...More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

They warn you that it is like climbing an 18- story building, so be prepared. There are steps and inclines, but also shaded rest areas with benches. The view from the top of the Mesa is amazing! So far to look - and so little...More

1  Thank Gabriele G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Several years ago I learned about this place in a magazine. The description piqued my interest and when I planned my trip to Texas and New Mexico, I knew that I had to go see it for myself. This place is was off the beaten...More

2  Thank AuntieM64
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We have been on a lot of ranger-led interpretive walks. Jacob was among the best interp rangers we've had the pleasure to be with. We took the morning tour of the quarries. Fascinating, beautiful, informative. Being a Native American and flint knapper himself, Jacob added...More

1  Thank ColoradoLibraryLady
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I came across this place when I searched National Parks and other parks under NP in Texas that we could visit for free with our NP pass. Located to the northeast of Amarillo, I think this place is interesting especially if you like rocks and...More

Thank twoworldstreasures
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is tucked away. We kind of wondered if gps was confused. Keep going. It is really a lovely park full of history. Jacob gave us a tour outside and I don't think there is anything he didn't know! The third Saturday of every month...More

2  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We arrived late in the day, so we didn't get to take a tour, but we still got a real flavor for the place. This is where native americans got flint for a large portion of the United States. You really feel like you are...More

Thank mja1982
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great location to visit. Our Ranger Jacob Collins is of Cherokee heritage and was very knowledgeable and informative about the area. He gave us a demonstration on how arrowheads and objects were made. It was amazing to see just how sharp flint...More

1  Thank majdad04
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Only go if you have time for the excellent two-hour guided walk to the quarry. Best to reserve as space is limited. Our part-Cherokee guide was excellent!

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Husband took the 10 a.m. ranger led two hour moderate hike that included sites where flint rock and arrowheads covered ground, small quarries where Plains Indians dug for flint rock ( can only be accessed by ranger led tour). Non hiking wife enjoyed air conditioned...More

Thank Angela S
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