Amarillo's cowboy culture is seen through its natural attractions such as the Palo Duro Canyon, a Top 10 Hiking Trail and the second-largest canyon system in the United States, behind the Grand Canyon. Other top attractions are the Amarillo Botanical Gardens and Amarillo Zoo. As the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo is the area's major economic driver with leading agriculture, health-care, education and manufacturing industries, which include top employers Tyson Foods and West Texas A&M University.
- We've singled out 10 great hikes across all ability levels. Some let you simply take in the scenery, while others will put your stamina to the test. Regardless of the route, it's a sure way to fully take advantage of the spring season.