Awesome little experience!

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User: azurechaos - 12/13/2004

Location: Big Bend - Santa Elena Canyon

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 1.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: This little hike was very refreshing as you go along this inlet from the Rio Grande and the surrounding desert, and the foliage gets greener and greener, the temperature gradually getting cooler, to where you wouldn't even think you're in the desert anymore. I couldn't get over how lush it was and how different it was than the rest of what we experienced at Big Bend.

Area around Big Bend - Santa Elena Canyon
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