Big Bend National Park Sights

Santa Elena Canyon

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  • Fodor's Choice

Published 05/04/2017

Fodor's Review

The finale of a short but vigorous hike (1.7 miles round-trip) over a steep slope is a spectacular view of the Rio Grande and sheer limestone cliffs that rise 1,500 feet to create a natural box. Summer can feel like a sauna, but you might have this secluded place to yourself.

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Big Bend National Park, Texas, 79834, USA


Published 05/04/2017


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