The Unrivaled Canyon Hike In Texas Everyone Should Take At Least Once
There are so many things to do in Texas – restaurants, festivals, cute small towns – and of course, nature that’s unmatched by anything else. Big Bend automatically comes to mind when we think about the mountains in our state, but there’s one place in particular that rises far above it (literally). Guadalupe Peak trail in Guadalupe Mountains National Park takes you through ascending canyons, steep cliffs, and raging waterfalls before reaching a summit of over 8,000 feet, making it the highest point in the entire state. If you want to feel on top of the world, this is the hike for you.
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Have you ever hiked Guadalupe Peak trail? Was it as beautiful as it looks in pictures? What are some of your favorite hikes in Texas?
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 changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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