• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

Phase II of the night sky-friendly lighting project

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Date: August 24, 2009

Press Release

Did You Know?

detail of alligator junpier bark

The alligator juniper is one of three species of juniper trees found in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park. Alligator juniper got its name from its bark which resembles the scaly plates, or chutes, on an alligator's back. More...