Kayak Through Santa Elena Canyon to Experience The West Texas Mountains In A Whole New Way
By Katie Lawrence|Published September 04, 2019
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Big Bend is easily one of the most incredible places in Texas and it’s hiding a secret guaranteed to make your next trip unforgettable. Santa Elena Canyon, a majestic limestone grotto nestled deep within the mountains, provides a Rio Grande kayaking adventure that’s like a dream come true.
Have you ever kayaked through Santa Elena Canyon? If so, what was your favorite part of the experience? Let us know your thoughts! Check out our previous article for another jaw-dropping adventure in our state’s most iconic national park: This Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Hike In All Of Texas.
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