The Lighthouse is the signature geo-logical formation in Palo Duro Can-yon, and the most popular trail in thepark.The trail is 5.75 miles and is moder-ate enough for children and first timehikers.Use this guide like a scavenger huntduring the hike to help point out theimportant features of the canyon andthe local plants and animals that canbe found along the trail.Enjoy the Hike!Bring at least 2 liters of water for eve-ryone in your hiking group. Drinkplenty along the way.Be aware of the sun and heat , evenduring the cooler months. Wear a hatand use sun protection.The trail is marked at each 1/10th of amile. The markers show the correcttrail.
Younger kids who don’t have the
stamina for the full 6 mile hike, canstill enjoy the trail and see the light-house with a shorter hike to the ob-servation at about 1.5 miles.