“Texas’ Gift to the Nation”

On June 6, 1944, Amon Carter handed over the deed to the land that formed the Big Bend National Park. Mr. Carter and his paper, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, spearheaded the drive to raise funds from the people of Texas to purchase the land.

Take the time to visit this incredible place. Be sure to visit the Basin and see Amon Carter Peak.


i enjoyed a lot when last time I visited Amon carter peak

Big Bend is one of the most stark and beautiful places I have ever been. I felt so small in that vast space. I enjoyed visiting Ft. Davis too. Don't even get me started on how much I like Marfa and Alpine.

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