Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend National Park

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  • When I first heard of Santa Elena, my only thought was "Pff! Another tourist trap." However, I was eventually coaxed into visiting it, and do or do not believe it, it was one of the highlights of my.....  more »
  • The Santa Elena Canyon on the Rio Grande is the crown jewel of Big Bend Park. I'd drive the 45 + miles thru the park just to visit this spot. Where else can you literally be a stone's throw from...  more »
  • Great trail with moderate difficulty
  • Very nice trail in Big Bend National Park. We have visited in April mid it was bit hot. We planned to visit early morning & it was great decision. We enjoyed lot. Very joyful & excellent trail. Lot many photo points. Could not enjoy the river boat due to insufficient time.

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