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Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend National Park

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  • A very nice, scenic, quiet hike. One gets some very pretty views of the canyon. The river was low, so one can stroll out into it and take nice pictures. Be prepared for heat, if you go in May, but sti...  more »
  • The first half of the hike is quite steep. Many older people chose not to try it. But it's not bad and the trail heads down to the water level at the end of the trail. Take lots of water!  more »
  • The dog swam across what there was of the Rio. An illegal crossing! Hiking up the mountain for a grand view requires the proper clothing and sustenance. So be prepared  more »