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“Best short walk in BB”

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Owner description: A walking trail along the Rio Grande River.
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I count the Rio Grande Village Nature Trail at sunset as one of the top three* easy attractions in the park. You leave the popular campground, cross a spring-fed lake, then climb a short hill to the top. From here, you see Boquillas Canyon, the Mexican city of Boquillas the magnificent Sierra del Carmen, the Rio Grande making a sweeping turn from north to east, and sunset over the high Chisos.
Allow about 20 minutes each way walking and about 30 minutes just sitting up top.
*Other park attractions are 1) Santa Elena Canyon in the morning, 2) The Window at sunset, and 4) Boquillas at sunset.

4  Thank Odis P
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

There's a fairly new boardwalk that takes you over the wet area, and the trail itself is very well-maintained and signed. A spur that takes you right down to the banks of the Rio Grande is worth a few extra minutes, but the highlight is the spectacular view of the Rio Grande & into Mexico after a brief climb near the end of the walk.

1  Thank SonoraDick
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Reviewed 2 May 2012

We were at the trail at the wrong time and saw much more and varied wildlife within a few hundred yards of the village store .... but I suspect it's all in the timing and chance. Great views of roadrunner collecting nesting material whihc we watched for some time.

Thank LondonKaytee
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Reviewed 11 January 2012

I was very dissapointed with this trail. The park invested in a nice woodwalk but it lasted only for a few yards and I did not saw any wildlife in the water. I enjoyed seeing "carrisos" that grow nest to the rivers in Mexico.

Thank greenswan_12
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Reviewed 23 July 2010

Beautiful scenery next to the Rio Grande river. The mudd along the river is quite thick so be careful. It also has some huge thorn bushes/trees.

Thank southernchelz
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