The Balanced Rock, Big Bend National Park

4.8
#4 of 12 in Nature in Big Bend National Park
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  • We went March 15, 2019, the weather was perfect. The walk was a steady uphill incline. Nothing too hard and I am not a super fit person. About half way in, the trail became sand. That would have been ...  more »
  • The road to access by car is more complicated than the trail. The ride is nice, the last 0.25 miles need to trudge on the rocks-it's nice and especially the view in the end is sublime. It is highly recommended
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  • My favorite spot in Big Bend. Feels magical as the boulders will shift and come to life. Like something out of Tolkien book.
  • Cool rock formation with pretty background views. We didn't see any "safe" ways to climb on top of the rock though.

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