Texas Mountain Trail Region

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

to the Mountain Trail Region

Discover the adventure of the true 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

Explore: The Mountain Trail Region

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  • 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

    • Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Alpine, Texas

      February 27, 2015 (All day) to February 28, 2015 (All day)

      The Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a two-day event celebrating the oral tradition of the working cowboy in poetry, stories, and music. Enjoy more than 50 performers in the classrooms and on the stages of Sul Ross State University.

    • March 7, 2015 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

      Experience the hauntings of Concordia Cemetery and see if ...

    • Magoffin Home State Historic Site

      March 11, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

      Explore local gardening, planting, seasonal garden projects, crafts, and cooking from the garden, and take home your own starter garden.

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.