Santa Elena Canyon Trail Is A 1.5-Mile Hike In Texas That Leads You To 1,500-Foot Vertical Cliffs

There’s a short hike in Big Bend National Park that offers incredible views. The Santa Elena Canyon Trail winds itself along until meeting up with the Terlingua Creek at the base of 1,500-foot vertical limestone cliffs. This short but sweet hike should be on everyone’s bucket list!

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To learn more about this hike, and others in the area, keep up to date on the National Parks Service website.

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Address: Santa Elena Canyon, Texas 79852, USA