Texas Plains Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Canyon: Elkins Ranch

This third generation, working cattle ranch is located in one of the nation’s most spectacular scenic attractions – Texas’ magnificent Palo Duro Canyon. Guided tours are available, along with chuckwagon breakfasts, dinners, and an Old West show. Wear clothing suitable for a wilderness area.  Long pants and closed-toe shoes are advised. Bring a wrap for those evening Panhandle chills.


  • 11301 East State Hwy 217
  • Canyon, Texas
  • 79019



  • Contact for reservations and pricing.

Map & Directions

The Ranch is located at the entrance to Palo Duro Canyon State Park