A 3 Day Itinerary for visiting Palo Duro Canyon + Caprocks Canyon State Parks in Texas
Another Visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park (+1 Day Itinerary)
This is one of those National Parks where you appreciate it most when you do research ahead of time and more planning. If you plan a trip here, I’d recommend finding a way to learn about Teddy Roosevelt and his presidency through a book or podcast as well as about General Custer and the Sioux before coming. Knowing the people who lived in these areas, those who fought there, and those who have tried to protect it makes the experience in the park much more worthwhile.
Custer State Park (Wildlife, Sylvan Lake, & The Needles Highway)
The next time we come back (since we already decided we are), we will plan to spend a few more days in the area so we can do the hikes I mentioned above as well as more wildlife viewing and potentially one of the Jeep adventure tours. We’d take more of the backroads and try to pack a picnic to enjoy at one of the overlooks or lakes because there’s just something so peaceful about them.
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A Texas Gem: Palo Duro Canyon
It took me over a year to get here. I initially booked my trip at the end of 2019 to travel here in the spring of 2020.