Memories of Big Bend National Park

I’ll begin by listing a few factoids about this popular national park. At 1,252 square miles, it is the 15th largest national park. The rugged terrain reaches heights of 7832’ at Emory Peak, and as low as 1850’ at Rio Grande Village. The park gets its name from the long curve of its southern boundary, … Read more

2021-01-06, Winding Up My Stay in Big Bend

It was a week I’ll remember fondly. As I drove out of New Mexico late last December, I had doubts about being able to pull off a stay inside Big Bend National Park. The park has limited camping spaces, and there is a high demand during normal times, but with the pandemic, the supply dwindled, … Read more