• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

Cacti / Desert Succulents

Strawberry Pitaya and Prickly Pear

The Cactus Family includes plants well-adapted to extreme environments. Not only do they tolerate drought and heat better than most plants, but their spiny, ungainly shapes do not suggest they produce some of nature's most beautiful and delicate flowers.

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The Pecos River Viaduct

At the time of its 1892 construction, the Pecos River Viaduct was the tallest railroad bridge in the United States - standing at just over 322 feet in height. More...