Palo Duro Canyon, Texas | Take a horseback ride through the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River to see Spanish Skirt formations and a view of Sad Monkey Peak, named for the shape of the peak's cap rock, TX, USA
Palo Duro Canyon State Park, in the panhandle south of Amarillo, is the "Grand Canyon" of Texas. The Canyon is 120 miles long, as much as 20 miles wide, and has a maximum depth of more than 800 feet. Its elevation at the rim is 3,500 feet above sea level. It is the second largest canyon in the United States.