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Our very first US National Park and it was so amazing! We stayed 3 nights over Easter long weekend, there are 3 campgrounds so we stayed a night at each. First was Rio Grande which was really cool, on the river that borders onto Mexico with a beautiful hot spring near by. Second was Chisos Basin nestled in the mountains with beautiful views and third the lush lowlands of Cottonwood with Javelinas, Red Racers and Road ...
... through cactus while avoiding snakes. They almost made the top but time was short and it started to get real steep. Coming down was harder than going up due to loose rock and cactus. A few splinters, thorns, scrapes were well worth the exercise. We then drove on to the Los Chisos mountains which was very cool - what a change of scenery as we rose from desert into the high mountains where ...
... Jim and I went to a place called The Starlight Theater of which has been turned into a bar and restaurant. We were going for one beer, but guess what we started talking to some people and did not return home until after 11. That's what happens around here, crazy fun.
Tomorrow will be another day to enjoy I am sure.
No pictures today.
Jim and Kathy
... is on the park map but the NPS surely are not promoting it. After a 30 minute drive along Glenn Springs Road (4 miles long) we reached the trailhead and found we were the only people there. The trail had a gentle incline for its 1000 foot elevation change except for the last 0.25 miles. The trail was steep but still not too difficult. What made this trAil difficult was the loose rock/gravel that we had to hike through. It was a ...
... backpacking guide
services provide trips in the park.
The park administers 118 miles of the Rio Grande for recreational use. There are professional river outfitters that provide tours of the river. Use of a personal boat is permitted
but a free river float permit is required. In June 2009, the Department
of Homeland Security began treating all float trips as trips ...
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