Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Alibates Flint Quarries is located approximately 35 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. From I-40 in Amarillo, take Lakeside exit north towards Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Exit on TX 136 north towards Borger. After about 30 miles, turn west from TX 136 onto Cas Johnson Road. Park Service signs will be visible. Proceed approximately 3 miles to “Y” intersection and bear to right. Go northwest approximately 2 miles to the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Visitor Center.

Phone

(806) 857-6680

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING

Campground Reservations

Texas Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Texas Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Texas Recreation Areas | Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Official Website | Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Map

13,000 years ago this site was already well-known by mammoth hunters as a place to get the best stone for their tools. Centuries passed but the colorful flint found right here in the Texas panhandle never lost its value and usefulness. Visit and gain a sense of how integral this site was to the survival, commerce and culture of the High Plains.