Big Bend​ and the Rio Grande

Big Bend National Park, Sante Elena Canyon, Rio Grande Ranch State Park

Sierra del Carmen
Sierra del Carmen
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Santa Elena Canyon
Santa Elena Canyon

Only ~65 cfs in the Rio, so we are paddling "upstream" from the mouth of the canyon.

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Santa Elena Canyon
Santa Elena Canyon

Looking upstream from near the mouth of the canyon

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Arch Canyon (slot in background)
Arch Canyon (slot in background)
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The arch in Arch Canyon
The arch in Arch Canyon
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Fern Canyon Confluence
Fern Canyon Confluence
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Ferns in Fern Canyon
Ferns in Fern Canyon
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Canoeing the Rio
Canoeing the Rio
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Canoe-assisted hiking
Canoe-assisted hiking
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