The 100,000 acres are devoted to the management study of native wildlife. Visitors welcome, though formal tours are not available. Permit hunting and fishing in Rio Grande at specified times. Camping area for authorized hunters and fishermen only. South 55 miles via U.S. 385 and R.M. 2627. 432/83...
—Restored West Texas hotel of the 1920s has original pine floors and woodwork. U.S. 90 in Marathon.
Five miles south of town on the Post Road lies what remains of old Fort Pena Colorado, built in 1879. Natural springs feed a large pond. Abandoned in 1893, some of the foundations of the original structures can still be found. The site is a public park, popular for picnics and birdwatchers.
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