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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

TX 136 South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX
+1 806-857-3151
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A tucked away gem

We have been on a lot of ranger-led interpretive walks. Jacob was among the best interp rangers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salida, Colorado
The only National Monument in Texas

I came across this place when I searched National Parks and other parks under NP in Texas that we... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Joshua, Texas
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TX 136 South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX
+1 806-857-3151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on a lot of ranger-led interpretive walks. Jacob was among the best interp rangers we've had the pleasure to be with. We took the morning tour of the quarries. Fascinating, beautiful, informative. Being a Native American and flint knapper himself, Jacob added...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I came across this place when I searched National Parks and other parks under NP in Texas that we could visit for free with our NP pass. Located to the northeast of Amarillo, I think this place is interesting especially if you like rocks and...More

Thank twoworldstreasures
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is tucked away. We kind of wondered if gps was confused. Keep going. It is really a lovely park full of history. Jacob gave us a tour outside and I don't think there is anything he didn't know! The third Saturday of every month...More

1  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We arrived late in the day, so we didn't get to take a tour, but we still got a real flavor for the place. This is where native americans got flint for a large portion of the United States. You really feel like you are...More

Thank mja1982
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great location to visit. Our Ranger Jacob Collins is of Cherokee heritage and was very knowledgeable and informative about the area. He gave us a demonstration on how arrowheads and objects were made. It was amazing to see just how sharp flint...More

Thank majdad04
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Only go if you have time for the excellent two-hour guided walk to the quarry. Best to reserve as space is limited. Our part-Cherokee guide was excellent!

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Husband took the 10 a.m. ranger led two hour moderate hike that included sites where flint rock and arrowheads covered ground, small quarries where Plains Indians dug for flint rock ( can only be accessed by ranger led tour). Non hiking wife enjoyed air conditioned...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this National Monument. It is a bit off the beaten path of I40 but was worth a stop for us as we knew one of the Rangers. We had a lovely picnic in the native garden and enjoyed watching the flint knapping...More

Thank thenextchapter2014
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Who would have believed flint arrowheads from this site were traded with others from as far away as the midwest hundreds of years ago. The rangers here were enthusiastic and helpful in making our visit informative- make sure to watch the movie.It explains a lot...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this very much. The rangers at the Visitors Center were probably the most enthusiastic I have met. We watched a short film and then went through their small exhibit. We were scheduled to do the 2:00 ranger led tour and was told that...More

Thank Dixie H
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