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Big Bend National Park, Texas

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The Rio Grande, flowing through 1500-foot canyons, makes a ninety-degree bend south of Marathon to form the southern border of Big Bend National Park – thanks to its isolation one of the least visited of the US national parks. A breathtaking 800,000-acre expanse of forested mountains and ocotilla-dotted desert, Big Bend has been home to ranchers, miners, and smugglers, a last frontier for the true-grit pioneers of the American West. Much of the park remains barely charted territory and ruins of primitive Mexican and white settlements are testament to Big Bend's power. Wild animals have fared …
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