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Amarillo , TX

Population: 196,571
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Palo Duro Canyon State Park 

Dramatic and demanding, the Givens, Spicer & Lowry trail isn't for the casual hiker. Located in the picturesque Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Amarillo, TX, this trail winds across canyons with a few short, steep climbs.

The Hype: Beautiful views of the Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the states.

Distance: 11 miles

Difficulty: 4/5

Terrain: Hilly

Wild Encounters: Wild turkey, roadrunners, barbary sheep, coyotes, Texas Horned Lizard

Don't Forget: Water. It's a long hike that requires lots of hydration. And sunscreen.

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