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Guadalupe Peak Wilderness Campground

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National Park Service

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

A wilderness use permit is required for all use of these campsites. This primitive campground is located on the Guadalupe Peak trail, 3.1 miles from the Pine Springs trailhead, and 1 mile below the Peak. The elevation gain from the trailhead to the campsites is 2,200 feet. The campground is on a…

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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


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8 Reviews of Guadalupe Peak Wilderness Campground

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Reviewed Oct. 7, 2021

Pain & Gain

Full disclosure: this was our first backpacking trip. And it was amazing. Yes, our packs were too heavy. Yes, we should have started sooner in the day. Yes, we underestimated the gain. But I will never forget watching the sun come up over the horizon from the top of Texas.

We watched the weather…

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Sitefirst campsite on the right
Month of VisitAugust
Carlyne F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2021

Guadalupe Peak Campground and Trailhead

Guadalupe Peak is the highest peak in Texas that offers spectacular views and an unforgettable hike the whole way up. The trailhead begins at the campground which is convenient for campers who are ready to go on any adventure in the park. It costs $15 per night to stay and there is a drop box to…

Troy W.
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2019

Guadalupe Peak + Views + Carlsbad Caverns

The main reason why you might want to stay at this campsite during your visit to West Texas and Guadalupe Mountains National Park is to summit Guadalupe Peak and stand on the highest point in Texas. And the main reason why you hike to the peak is to see the views. 

There are no facilities or…

  • Guadalupe Peak Campsite at dawn
  • The view from the trail
  • The view from the trail
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Month of VisitDecember


Guadalupe Peak Wilderness Campground is located in Texas

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The Guadalupe Peak Wilderness Campground located on the Guadalupe Peak trail, 3.1 miles from the Pine Springs trailhead, and approximately one mile below the summit of the peak. There is a sign on the right-hand side of the trail directing hikers to the campground area. The trail to the campground is approximately 150 yards. It is rocky, but well defined. Elevation gain to the campground is approximately 2,200 feet from the trailhead.


31.89351799 N
104.85167555 W

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