Travel to the mouth of a 1,500-foot canyon for a top-of-the-world view. It's a easy, popular hike, despite summer temps often above 100 degrees F.

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Expert Review of Santa Elena Canyon Trail

Active and Adventure Review of Santa Elena Canyon Trail

Away Travel Expert: Laurie Roddy
ActiveExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking
Active and AdventureExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • A short 1.6 mile hike into Santa Elena Canyon up steep stairs and back down to river level.
  • This hike can be very crowded during peak season so try and get there early in the morning to avoid the crowds.
  • A 1,500-foot limestone walls rise above the Rio Grande.

Big Bend National Park, Texas

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