Santa Elena Canyon Sunrise

Santa Elena Canyon Sunrise - A predawn image of the Santa Elena Canyon view just before sunrise as the cloud pick up these wonderful colors. This wonderful west Texas landscape with the Ocotillo and prickly pear growing along the edge of the cliffs of Santa Elena Canyon as the Rio Grande river flows beneath was spectacular.  Sometimes the best time to view a sunrise is before it happens, just as the sky starts to light up with some pre-sunrise colors can make for a spectacular image.  You can see the Santa Elena Canyon from a pretty good distance in the park and it is the most impressive in Big Bend National Park. Its seems while driving there that the mountains should be just around the corner and many miles later the cliff begin to grow larger until you are finally there. The drive from the Chiso Basin can take somewhere around 45 minutes. The Rio Grande river changes direction abruptly after following beneath the Sierra Ponce cliffs for several miles heading west, cutting through the mountains via a deep, narrow gorge to Santa Eleana Canyon.  Also It has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. Photo © copyright by Bee Creek Photo.

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