• Santa Elena Canyon

    Rio Grande

    Wild & Scenic River Texas


The Paisano
The official visitor guide of Big Bend National Park & Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River. Includes visit planning information, feature articles, and map insets.

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Boquillas Canyon

M.T. Chandler of the 1852 Boundary Survey expedition referred to the river canyons and terrain adjacent to the present Rio Grande Wild & Scenic in the following manner, “The survey... embrac[ed] a section of country which for ruggedness and wildness of scenery is perhaps unparalleled.” More...