FC: Welcome to Big Bend By Mrs. ET Martinez
1: Welcome to my trip to Big Bend National Park. I hope you enjoy the journey as much as I did.
2: Welcome to Big Bend National Park. It has been said that when God created the Earth, He took all the left over parts and placed them into Big Bend. Big Bend is located in the Southwestern part of Texas near the Rio Grande Valley. It is a park with many different landforms, ecosystems and amazing rock formations. This book will take you through a short journey into Big Bend. Enjoy!
3: When you first arrive at Big Bend you might want to stay in Marathon. The lodging there is quaint and relaxing.
4: Prickly Pear Cactus Flower | Prickly Pear Cactus
5: Cactus with yellow blooms. | Beavertail Cactus in bloom.
6: Big Bend is filled with beautiful cacti.
7: Another Prickly Pear Cactus.
8: Big Bend's desert ecosystem offers a large variety of cacti.
9: The flowers in Big Bend are very colorful which adds to the beauty of Big Bend.
10: A Yuca in bloom
11: This plant is called Ocotillo. Often mistaken for a cactus. The named is pronounced o-ko-tee-yo. As you can see it grows very tall.
12: The Ocotillo plant is amazing.
13: Big Bend offers a large variety of colorful plants.
14: Big Bend is a place where the desert meets the Sierra Del Carmen Mountain Range.
17: Beautiful canyons are found in Big Bend. You can hike through them or take a relaxing canoe trip on the river to see the canyon walls.
18: The Rio Grande river is an amazing sight to see as is flows pass the canyon walls.
19: This bluff is a beautiful sight to see.
20: Big Bend's blancing rock. Wow!
21: Moon rock valley. | Beautiful rock formations.
22: Well, now that you have ended your day exploring Big Bend it now time to have dinner at the underground restuarant called The Kiva.
23: Now that you have had dinner it is time to relax by ending your day with a beautiful sunset.