Canyon Attractions

Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge: A major waterfowl refuge, winter haven for ducks and geese. One of the hidden treasures of the panhandle. Migratory stopover for hundreds of species of birds.

Palo Duro State Park: The "Grand Canyon of Texas" and Canyon's namesake.

The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum: On the campus of West Texas A&M University, the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is one of the better regional museums in the state. The building itself (c. 1933) is often featured in architectural guides of Texas for its decorative and uniquely Texas details.

Pioneer Amphitheater

1514 5th Ave., Canyon, Texas 806-655-2181 or 877-58-TEXAS

TEXAS Musical Drama: Thrilling millions since 1966... The world's most popular outdoor musical drama.

Lonestar Ballet: World-renowned ballet based in Canyon. It's not just line-dancing, either!

Main Street: In 2002, the City of Canyon was officially designated as a Main Street city. The Texas Main Street Program is part of the Texas Historical Commission.

The Main Street methodology addresses four areas of concern and combines activities in these areas to develop a community's individual strategy for strengthening and redeveloping its central business district. The Four Point Approach encompasses Organization, Promotion, Design, Business Planning and Development.