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Big Bend National Park is the largest protected area in Chihuahuan Dessert, Texas. It was tagged as one of the national parks of United States. The park area which covers 801,163 acres is home to 75 mammal species, 450 bird species, 56 reptile species, and more than 1,200 plant species. A 244-kilometer long portion of the Rio Grande River is also under the administration of Big Bend National Park. It serves as boundary between Mexico and Texas.

The Big bend is also treasured with geological artifacts which are more than 9,000 year old. There are archaeological evidences of Indian-Paleo period which existed 10,500 years ago. During this period, several groups of Native Americans such as Comanche, Mescaleros, and Chisos were believed to be inhabitants of the former Big Bend. From its historical structures and facade, the park depicts the transition era of 18th to 19th century.

The park is considered as one of the least visited U.S. National Parks because of its remote location. But tourists can enjoy different activities in Big Bend like hiking, river trips, and trails. Two of the most popular trails in the par are the Chimneys and Marufo Trails. These trails allow the tourists to visit the spectacular rock formation in the dessert area of the park and a bird?s eye view of the canyons near Rio Grande. There are also camping grounds where families and group of friends can rest and eat. There are also visitor centers to accommodate everyone in Big Bend. Some of these centers are Panther Junction, Chicos Basin, Castolon, Persimmon Gap, and Rio Grande Village. These areas offer different exciting nature trips and adventures.
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