Welcome toGuadalupe Mountains National Park!Your guide to the hiking, lodging, and tourist activities of the underrated Texas parkFrom ancient marine fossils to the four highest mountain peaks in Texas to historic 19th-century ranches, Guadalupe Mountains NP has a surprising number of fun sights and activities!What are you looking for?ActivitiesA complete list of the best things to do in Guadalupe Mountains National Park.WeatherWhat’s the best time of year to visit? Here’s a run-down of the park weather by month.LodgingSee our detailed guide to the top hotels in the towns surrounding the national park.CampgroundsA list of RV and tent campgrounds in the park, how to get there, and how to book them.HikingThese are the 10 best hikes in the park, for both experienced hikers and casual tourists.Getting HereHow to get to the national park via the nearest airports in El Paso and Midland.About Guadalupe Mountains National ParkLocation: Western TexasEstablished: September 30, 1972Size: 86,367 acresAnnual Visitors: 219,987The 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!