Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Alibates Visitor Center credits NPS Photo The gardens and Alibates Visitor Center host activities and ranger-led programs throughout the year.
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Snowy Alibates credits NPS Photo Every season hold special beauty at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument.
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Turtle Petroglyph credits NPS Photo Turtle Petroglyph at Antelope Creek Village Site
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Alibates Flint credits NPS Photo Used for at least 13,000 years, Alibates Flint was the choice of many tribes for their stone tools, spearpoints and arrowheads.
13,000 years ago, this site was well-known by mammoth hunters as a source of flint for tools. Centuries passed but the colorful flint never lost its value and usefulness in the Texas Panhandle. Gain a sense of how integral this site was to the survival, commerce and culture of the High Plains. Visit Alibates Flint Quarries to see the many colors of the beautiful Alibates Flint.
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is located near Amarillo
Alibates Flint Quarries is located approximately 35 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. From I-40 in Amarillo, take Lakeside exit north towards Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Exit on TX 136 north towards Borger. After about 30 miles, turn west from TX 136 onto Cas Johnson Road. Park Service signs will be visible. Proceed approximately 3 miles to "Y" intersection and bear to right. Go northwest approximately 2 miles to the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Visitor Center.