Devils River

Rack Card

brochure Devils River - Rack Card

Rack Card of Devils River State Natural Area (SNA) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

T E X A S S T A T E P A R K S Devils River STATE NATURAL AREA B I G B E N D C O U N T RY Devils River STATE NAT URAL A RE A A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve, Devils River State Natural Area sits at the junction of three ecological zones: the Chihuahuan Desert to the west, the Hill Country to the east and the Tamaulipan Brushlands of northern Mexico to the south. The terrain is mostly dry and treeless, but near the Devils River, springs gush out of the bedrock and provide sufficient moisture for groves of pecans, sycamores and spreading live oaks. Prehistoric artifacts in the area date to over 11,000 years ago, and 4,000-year-old multicolored human shapes and other designs decorate area rock shelters. More modern local Native American groups included Apaches, Comanches, Kiowas and Kickapoos. Park open Friday through Monday. Camping by advance reservation only. Camping: Primitive camping sites, group barracks (capacity 10). There are no supplies available near the park. Bring all necessary food, water and gas. Trails: Nature trails available for day hikes, mountainbiking, backcountry hikes, horseback riding. Paddling: Day-use paddling within park boundaries. Paddling outside park boundaries or overnight trips require a Devils River Access Permit (advance purchase required). River is approximately a one-mile hike from parking area. Features: Birding, nature viewing, swimming, fishing. to Sonora Dolan Creek Road 277 to Rock Springs Devils River State Natural Area Loma Alta 277 377 to Del Rio Located in Val Verde County; 3.5 miles north of Loma Alta on Highway 277; then left on Dolan Creek Road for 22 miles. Devils River State Natural Area HC 1, Box 513, Del Rio, TX 78840 • (830) 395-2133 Rates and reservations: (512) 389-8901. For info only: (800) 792-1112. © 2015 TPWD PWD CD P4501-151A (8/15) In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TDD) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989. If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.

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