This 55-mile wide scene from January 14th, 2021, spans the Texas Mexico border; the river makes its "big bend at bottom center and flows northwards towards the top right. Big Bend National Park, the biggest national park in Texas at over 800,000 acres, lies within the Trans-Pecos ecoregion and encompasses diverse subregions ranging from desert grasslands and scrub to river woodlands in stream valleys and juniper woodlands at higher elevations. All host biodiverse Chihuahuan Desert plants and animals. Mountain lions, brown bears, javelinas and restored population of bighorn sheep are just a few of the iconic species found in the Park. The Park served Native Americans for over 10,000 years, as evidenced by hundreds of campsites, shelters, and rock art. The Park has also been designated as an International Dark Sky Park.
Big Bend Ranch State Park is located at: