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Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend National Park
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  • Amazing! During the time we were there in July the river was quite flooded and many people didnt even go into the canyon. Make sure to take of your shoes and cross the river in order to being able to ...  more »
  • When you drive into the unpaved, dusty parking lot, just imagine riding in on horseback, just like the Texas Rangers did back In the 1800's. This was one of their headquarters. There is a fascinating ...  more »
  • This is certainly one of the highlights of a visit to Big Bend. The morning light in the canyon, the birds, and the flowing water make for a very tranquil, beautiful place. We were there in the winter...  more »