Ep. 232 Lake Meredith, Texas & Route 66 Ghost Towns | RV travel camping kayaking

Avatar admin | December 8, 2021

In last week's Episode 231 we shared the dry, windswept plains of the Texas Panhandle surrounding Amarillo that nevertheless hold a few hidden gems, like Palo Duro Canyon where we spent the past week. Northeast of Amarillo lies another secret: Lake Meredith, a hidden oasis where wildlife and people find relief from the dry grasslands above. Through this plain, the Canadian River has cut dramatic 200-foot canyons where the river has been impounded by the Sanford Dam to create 10,000-acre Lake Meredith, the largest body of water for 200 miles in any direction. The Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, maintained by the National Park Service lines much of the lakeshore.

In this Grand Adventure we'll camp in our RV at the NRA's Sanford-Yake Campground as we kayak Lake Meredith, check out some rare Texas RV boondocking, and explore a bit of the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument before heading east on I-40 to explore a pair of ghost towns along the Historic Route 66: Glenrio, Texas/New Mexico and Cuervo, New Mexico, en route to our next destination.

Filmed: November 6-8, 2021


  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:58 Lake Meredith camping
  • 3:10 Lake Meredith kayaking
  • 5:29 Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
  • 7:10 Route 66 ghost towns
  • 10:41 Wrap-up



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