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History, Art, and Colorful Fall Foliage Distinguish the Great Plains Town of Canadian

The fall time is the right time to explore the Texas Panhandle
Written by Matt Joyce.

Not far from the banks of the Canadian River, tucked among the River Valley Pioneer Museum’s artifacts of Panhandle ranching and railroad history, black-and-white portraits gaze from the gallery wall as if they’ve been waiting patiently for a century to look you in the eye.

Click the image below to read what's special about this refuge on the Great Plains.

Curiously Canadian

Visiting Canadian

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center
119 N. Second St., Canadian

Canadian’s Fall Foliage Festival (Oct. 20-21, 2018) celebrates the season with activities including an arts and crafts fair and guided nature tours. 

The River Valley Pioneer Museum
118 N. Second St.

The Canadian River Walking Bridge is located about 1 mile north of downtown off US 60/83.

Lake Marvin  and the Gene Howe Wildlife Management Area are about 11 miles northeast of Canadian on FM 2266.
For Gene Howe, call 806-323-8642
For Lake Marvin, call 580-497-2143

To learn more about lesser prairie chicken tours, call Dick Wilberforce at 806-323-9868.

The Citadelle Art Foundation, which displays rotating exhibits along with the Abrahams’ collection, is at 520 Nelson Ave.

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