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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park December 2022 Guadalupe Mountains National Park, The Most Beautiful Spot in Texas “El Capitan,” Guadalupe Mountains National Park’s iconic beacon, greeted us when we approached its main entrance. As usual, we went to the visitor center first to show our “America the Beautiful National Park Pass,” picking up a park brochure …

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Big Bend National Park – Day 3

Big Bend National Park – Day 3 December 2022 Our Last Day in Big Bend National Park! We again enjoyed beautiful views of the desert, river, mountains, and wildlife. We hiked the short Rio Grande Village Nature Trail, which offered a great panorama of the surrounding area.  We spotted a very shy “Road Runner,” which …

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park – Day 1 November 2022 Visiting Big Bend National Park On our way driving to Terlingua, TX, we entered Big Bend National Park at Persimmon Gap in the Santiago Mountains. The park’s oldest rocks can be found here. This area is geologically fascinating and unique. Large mountains eroded and became gentle …

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