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Texas Mountain Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

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to the Mountain Trail Region

Discover the adventure of the true frontier...it awaits you in Far West Texas.

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  • Clark Hotel Museum, Van HornClark Hotel Museum, Van Horn
  • Guadalupe Mountains National ParkGuadalupe Mountains National Park
  • Presidio County Courthouse, MarfaPresidio County Courthouse, Marfa
  • Outdoor Recreation in the Mountain Trail RegionOutdoor Recreation in the Mountain Trail Region
  • Dell City, Photo by Drew StuartDell City, Photo by Drew Stuart

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Highlights


  • Historic Hotels and Lodging

    Nothing beats a good night's sleep followed by a full day's worth of adventure. It's why we travel. Roadside accommodations are part of the program for Texas travelers and many opt for the standard interstate fare.

  • Hudspeth County Courthouse

    Located in the county seat town of Sierra Blanca, this courthouse was completed in 1922, a late starter for the typical courthouse construction of Texas. However, it’s also the only adobe courthouse in the state.

Upcoming Events


    • August 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

      Kelley Mickwee will play live on the patio at the 12 Gage Restaurant.

    • August 28, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:30am

      This weekly event is a social gathering of folks who enjoy learning about plants as they work in and around the botanical gardens at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center!

    • August 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am

      Join the Davis Mountains State Park and the Grand Companions Humane Society for a hike with homeless dogs every Thursday at 9am! Please check in at the front office for trailhead information. Entrance fees apply.

About the Mountain Trail Region

Breathtaking mountains and high-country hikes. Sheer river canyons and winding back roads. Exotic panoramas and star-studded nights. Adventure in the unspoiled West awaits you in the Texas Mountain Trail Region of Far West Texas. See land as early man saw it, as the Apache and Comanche saw it, as ranching pioneers saw it. Visit Big Bend National Park, hike the spectacular South Rim Trail. Follow the Butterfield Overland Stagecoach route through Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Visit our charming mountain communities, where cowboys may still go to lunch in town on horseback. Catch a performance at El Paso’s 1930 Plaza Theatre, in the heart of the museum district. Visit adobe missions, still used as churches for local congregations. We invite you to plan your own adventure! Travel by car, horse, motorcycle, bicycle, RV, or by foot—the scenery and history is unparalleled. Let the Texas Mountain Trail be your guide to discovery and adventure!

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Our Partners

The Mountain Trail Region works with a variety of organizations to promote heritage travel throughout the region.