Texas Plains Trail Region

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

Dalhart: The Lake Rita Blanca Park

The Lake Rita Blanca Park is owned and maintained by the City of Dalhart. The lake is an excellent location for bird viewing throughout the year, but during the winter months it is beyond compare. The hiking/biking/horse trails around the area make it perfect for wildlife viewing. The picnic pavilion are features a large covered pavilion with picnic tables and a stage area. State-of-the-art play equipment includes two rock climbing walls and a moving stepping stone entrance, perfect for all ages.


  • FM281
  • Dalhart, Texas
  • 79022


Hours & Fees

  • Daily, closes at 10 p.m.

  • $3/person



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Read more about Rita Blanca Lake in the Handbook of Texas Online.