One of the many benefits of attending Sul Ross State University is easy access to some of the most beautiful and exciting recreational areas in Texas, New Mexico, and northern Mexico. A wide variety of facilities are available for picnicking, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, camping, rafting, biking, scuba diving, horseback riding, bird watching, observing stars, and more– all within two hours or less of the campus. Fishing and winter skiing are less than three hours away. Click on the links below to explore some of the many attractions in our area and see what west Texas has to offer!