There is a small museum inside the main ranch house that has displays about the ranch, the area and its inhabitants. The museum is open “intermittently”.
While hiking, I was able to spot numerous mule deer along the trail. They are most prominently seen early to mid morning when they feed along the canyons.
There is a trail gude book available at the Visitor Center that describes the plants and animals of the Meadow. 0.6 mile round trip easy hike.
Walk through the foothills and learn about the natural history of the Chihuahuan Desert. 0.9 miles round trip. Strenous with trailside exhibits.
The Frijole and Foothills make a loop connecting the Pine Springs Campground and Frijole Ranch.
5.5 mile round-trip. Moderate
If you have a chance, try to hike to the top of El Capitan. It's said that from here one gets the most breathtaking vistas in the entire state of Texas.
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