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S Rim Trail, Big Bend National Park

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  • I hiked the south rim trail in combination with the north east rim trail. It took me 6,5 hours. Due to the distance, elevation and heat you have to have some hiking experience. Bring enough water... 
    I hiked the south rim trail in combination with the north east rim trail. It took me 6,5 hours. Due to the distance, elevation and heat you have to have some hiking experience. Bring enough water...  more »
  • Our group completed this as a 1-day hike, but it must be a popular overnight camping trip based on the number of backpackers I saw. We left from the Chisos Basin Trailhead near Chisos Mountains Lodge....  more
    Our group completed this as a 1-day hike, but it must be a popular overnight camping trip based on the number of backpackers I saw. We left from the Chisos Basin Trailhead near Chisos Mountains Lodge....  more »
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  • 13.7 mile hike. Beautiful views. About 2000 ft of elevation change. Bring water and snacks.
  • I have rode the South Rim Trail a few times. The most recent time, I took my children. For them to see the ' untouched by human' senic beauty was a thrill for me. The best part, it was a clear day. Since the South Rim is the place where you can see the most in the WESTERN HEMISPHERE, being clear weather is the most important factor. I have never hiked the trail. Most hike up on one day and return the next. I was amazed with all the animals who had no fear of us. Squirrels and birds are straight out of our hands. Big Bend National Park is delightful with its diversity of things to see and extremes in landscapes.

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