The best way to experience the desert at Big Bend NP is to get out of the car and hike through it.  Trevor and I did a number of easy mostly level hikes on his first trip to Big Bend. During the midday the sun can get very hot so we brought plenty of water.

Trevor on the approach into Dog Canyon after a long 2 mile hike across the desert flats.

Trevor on the approach into Dog Canyon after a long 2 mile hike across the desert flats.

Trevor on a hot midday hike across 2 miles of flat desert into Dog Canyon

Trevor on a hot midday hike across 2 miles of flat desert into Dog Canyon

Trevor at the Burro Mesa Pouroff

Trevor at the Burro Mesa Pouroff

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