Rolling Plains ecoregion

Summer days

Rolling plains has long summers and with high temperatures and evaporation rates. Also mesquite trees take up a lot of the soil in the Plains.

  • Information by:

Linda S. Campbell

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Endangered Resources Branch

Austin, Texas


Water ways

The rivers have cut canyons that shelter some plants and animals typical of the rocky mountain. What created the cut canyons was years of weathering of rainfall and wind.Next the average annual rainfall is 20 to 28 inches with some peaks in May and September.
  • Information by:

Linda S. Campbell

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Endangered Resources Branch

Austin, Texas







Pictures of fascinating animals and landforms

Come out to the Rolling Plains ecoregion

Come out and see the Rolling Plains ecoregion in Texas. We have many beautiful and interesting animals. Then we have very different landforms that have been shaped by weathering erosion and deposition. Next we have very exciting activities such as hunting an visiting animals and landforms.