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A complete list of the best things to do in Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

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What’s the best time of year to visit? Here’s a run-down of the park weather by month.


See our detailed guide to the top hotels in the towns surrounding the national park.


A list of RV and tent campgrounds in the park, how to get there, and how to book them.


These are the 10 best hikes in the park, for both experienced hikers and casual tourists.


How to get to the national park via the nearest airports in El Paso and Midland.

About Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Location: Western Texas
Established: September 30, 1972
Size: 86,367 acres
Annual Visitors: 219,987

The park is a 2 hour drive from El Paso, Texas and a 45-minute drive from Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico. The entrance fee is $10 per vehicle and provides access to the park for seven days.

Peak seasons are spring and fall, when temperatures are most comfortable. The park is home to Guadalupe Peak, which stands 8751 feet high and is the tallest point in Texas!

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