Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Fritch, Texas (Potter County)

About the National Monument

Alibates Flint Quarries comprises 1,079 acres in the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, and is the only National Monument in Texas.


The refuge 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 Cass 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.

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The National Monument is open from 9 AM to 4 PM every day of the year except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


There is no entrance fee for the National Monument.


Check the Wild Texas Events Calendar for activities scheduled at the park.

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Official Contact Information

The National Monument is managed by the National Park Service.

National Park Service Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
37084 Alibates Rd.
Potter County, TX 79036

Telephone: (806)857-6680

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