Amistad National Recreation Area, Del Rio

4121 Veterans Blvd, Del Rio, TX 78840

Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in most parts of the recreation area.

Pets are not permitted in

  • all archeological sites

  • all caves and rock shelters

  • all marinas, docks, walkways, and launch ramps, except when proceeding directly to or from a boat

  • all administrative buildings

For more information about Amistad National Recreation Area see here.

Before You Go Exploring in the USA

For a discussion on state law regarding cats, see here.

Most locations require pets to be on a leash less than 6 feet long. 

Typically pets are not permitted in public buildings.

National Parks

Unlike Australia, pets are welcome in National Parks in America

Cats are welcome:

  • in developed areas

  • on many trails and campgrounds

  • in some lodging facilities

Cats must be restrained, either on a leash (not exceeding 6 feet in length) or caged/crated.

Pets are not permitted:

  • in public buildings

  • public transport

  • designated swimming beaches

National Forests

Cats are allowed in national forests, but must be kept on leash (less than 6 feet in length) while in developed recreation areas and interpretive trails.

Cats are not permitted in swimming areas.