This is one of the most popular national parks in Texas. Here are some facts about it...
Big Bend National Park is the largest national park located in Texas. It encompasses around 800,000 acres. It was officially declared a national park in 1944.
The Rio Grande was named Big Bend after the river's abrupt transition from a southeastern to a northeastern flow. This place also carves spectacular canyons.
This Park is one of the best sites in North America to enjoy stargazing. You can see the stars clearly without any interruptions or artificial lights.
The Big Bend National Park is also well-known for its Hot Springs. The most popular spring in Rio Grande Village is the Langford Hot Springs.
The park is famous for its natural riches & recreational activities. Pictographs and archaeological sites attest to their presence.
This Park is home to about 3600 kinds of insects & 450 species of birds. It also has more than 60 cactus & 1200 plant species.
There are 150 miles of hiking trails in this national park that offer amazing opportunities for backpacking and trekking.
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