Property Location

From Ozona, Texas:

  • Take Interstate 10 west to exit 343.
  • Turn south on SH 290.
  • Turn left on RR 406.
  • Cross three cattle guards. Turn left onto the easement road.

Please remember:
  • The park is not currently open to the public and is only accessible during work weekends.
  • If you open a gate, close it.
  • Leave no trace while on private property.
  • Do not park on the same level as the gas well.
  • Stay away from any well.
  • Keep vehicles on roads and established trails.
  • Be aware of livestock that may be roaming the property.

Escondido Draw Recreation Area
Crockett County, TX 75645

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GPS Coordinates: 30 35' 13.75", 101 34' 11.04"

Hours of Operation

EDRA is open to the public on a limited basis for both members and non-members. Annual membership allows access to the park at any time. Non-members may only visit the park on scheduled work weekends.

The park is still under construction and help is greatly needed and much appreciated. If a person donates five (5) hours of work time per day, they can ride the remainder of the day for free. A person may donate eight (8) work hours on one day and ride the next day free, (must be the following day). Work must be coordinated and approved by a trail boss or EDRA development board member.

The park may be closed during inclement weather or for scheduled events. For more date specific information, please visit the Events Page.

Local Phone Numbers & Emergency Information

Ozona Chamber Of Commerce 325-392-3737

Crockett County Sheriff 325-392-2661

Texas Department of Public Safety 325-392-2621

Crockett County Volunteer Fire Department 325-392-2626

Poison Control Center 800-764-7661

Texas Parks and Wildlife 325-392-4531

Crockett Country EMS 325-392-3404

Crockett Country Animal Control 325-392-2661

Property Map

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Weather Closures

If the park is to be closed because of inclement weather, it will be clearly posted on the home page. If for some reason you find Escondido Draw has been closed and the calendar does not indicate a scheduled closed park event, please send an e-mail to the Park Manager or call the park office.

Annual Bird Survey

As part of our continuing commitment to the environment, the park conducts an annual bird survey each year. Below are the results of this survey:

Local Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express
1308 Avenue East
Ozona, TX 76943

The smoke-free Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Ozona is located off I-10 at Exit 365 on Highway 163. Our Ozona, TX hotel's guests can have a truly memorable stay here in western Texas where history comes alive, and you can experience real Texan hospitality.

America's Best Value Inn
820 11th Street
Ozona, TX 76943

Americas Best Value Inn Ozona, Texas, is a one story property with 24 guest rooms with exterior corridors. All rooms offer cable TV with HBO, speaker phone, data port, clock radio, and iron with ironing board. For your convenience we also offer a guest laundry.

Quality Inn Ozona
1307 Avenue A
Ozona, TX 76943

The Quality Inn Ozona is a hotel situated on Interstate 10 midway between El Paso, San Antonio and Houston. Guests staying at this Ozona hotel will enjoy friendly customer service and great amenities like free hot breakfast, seasonal outdoor pool, and free wifi at an affordable rate. This Texas hotel is close to favorite attractions such as the Crockett County Museum, the Emerald House and the Fair Park Convention Center.

Hampton Inn Ozona
816 14th Street
Ozona, TX 76943

The new Hampton Inn Ozona, conveniently located off I-10, is a modern way station in a historic West Texas town. Our hotel also provides inviting guest rooms with clean and fresh Hampton beds, microwaves and mini-fridges and ample work space. Some include sofa beds while others offer roll-in showers and visual alarms. You'll also enjoy a free hot breakfast from 6:00 am - 10:00 am daily and 24-hour access to our Suite Shop, which sells snacks and sundries.

Travel Lodge
8 11th Street
Ozona, TX 76943

Go on a Lone Star State adventure at our Travelodge Ozona hotel. Conveniently located off Interstate 10, just a few minutes from downtown, our pet-friendly Ozona, Texas, hotel near the Caverns of Sonora offers spacious rooms and great value for your trip. Use free high-speed Internet access to catch up on email and help yourself to free Bear Bites breakfast.