Kayak Through Santa Elena Canyon to Experience The West Texas Mountains In A Whole New Way

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.

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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.