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The Balanced Rock, Big Bend National Park

#4 of 11 in Nature in Big Bend National Park
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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  • Nice drive over a dirt road to get there; short hike, beginning mostly flat terrain to walk, then short / steep climbing, but view is nice. ; kids will love it.  more »
  • This is definitely one of the best short hikes in the park. But, it’s down a very long (6 miles) rough and rocky road that EATS tires. Three different vehicles had flat tires while we were there...  more »
  • Cool rock formation with pretty background views. We didn't see any "safe" ways to climb on top of the rock though.
  • My favorite spot in Big Bend. Feels magical as the boulders will shift and come to life. Like something out of Tolkien book.

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