• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

Trail Closure - Peregrine falcons are nesting

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Date: March 5, 2009

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Click here for a wonderful article about our rare peregrines.

Did You Know?


The predominant shrub found in Big Bend National Park is creosote. While most shrubs lose their leaves in winter, creosote maintains its resinous foliage year round. After a rainstorm, the shrubs "green-up" and produce small, yellow flowers several times a year. More...