Del Rio, TX 78840
Amistad NRA is the United States portion of International Amistad Reservoir, formed on the Rio Grande along the border of the US and Mexico. The reservoir is known for excellent water-based recreation, especially boating and fishing, and is surrounded by a landscape rich in prehistoric rock art, a vibrant border culture, along with a wide variety of plant and animal life.
Hours + Fees
Amistad Visitor Information Center is open 7 days a week, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, year-round, except Thanksgiving, December 25 and January 1.
All day use areas, including Governors Landing, and all other picnic areas and viewpoints located throughout the park close at dark.
Because of mild weather, winter is Amistad NRA's busiest camping season. Summer temperatures can be high, ideal for heat-lovers.
Quiet hours at National Park Service campgrounds are between 10 pm and 8 am.
Hunting season at our 5 hunt areas runs from September 1, through the last day of quail in February. A valid Texas hunting license and Amistad NRA hunting permit are required.
Map + Directions
Amistad National Recreation Area is located on the US and Mexico border near Del Rio, Texas and is between San Antonio and Big Bend National Park. The park is 150 miles west of San Antonio on US Highway 90, and about 250 miles east of Big Bend via US Highways 90 and 385. Access to Amistad from the north or south is on US Highways 277 and 377.