Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend National Park

Santa Elena Canyon is located in Big Bend National Park. To visit Santa Elena Canyon on your holiday in Big Bend National Park, and find out what else Big Bend National Park has to offer, use our Big Bend National Park.
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4.9
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  • The park informational newspaper, The Paisano, rates this 1.6 mile RT hike as easy, which it is ---after climbing a series of steep steps to an elevation of 80 feet when it flattens out. The trail is....  more »
  • Must visit, if you are visiting Big Bend National Park. It is to easy access and has beautiful views.  more »
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  • Great trail with moderate difficulty
  • Very nice trail in Big Bend National Park. We have visited in April mid it was bit hot. We planned to visit early morning & it was great decision. We enjoyed lot. Very joyful & excellent trail. Lot many photo points. Could not enjoy the river boat due to insufficient time.

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