Tuesday morning sunrise; ground fog and colorful sky
Ross Maxwell Drive Early Morning Haze
Mule Ears, the remains of a volcano
Mule Ears formation is a magma formation, remains of a volcano, that solidified before it flowed into the landscape. What you see is water and wind erosion over the years.
Sierra del Carmen Cliffs in the Morning Haze
Sierra del Carmen Cliffs, Still a Little Hazy
The Rio Grande River is at the bottom of those cliffs.
Dawn from the Soltol Vista
Another photo from Nov 2015 of sunrise at Soltol Vista pullout along the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.
Sunset from the Soltol Vista
This is a sunset photo from Soltol Vista.
Sunrise at the Homer Wilson Ranch
I found this bird and several others at the Rio Grande Village on the eastern side of Big Bend.
Outside the Park as you enter Study Butte, these volcanic tuff are on the right side of the road.
Study butte tuff
Study Butte tuff
The Window at Sunrise
Along Old Maverick Road
Ocotilla with Santa Elena Canyon in the background
Santa Elena Canyon: The Rio Grande cuts through it.
Giant dagger yucca and Santa Elena Canyon
Santa Elena Canyon
Tuff Canyon on Ross Maxwell Drive
Volcanic remains along Ross Maxwell Dr.
Along Rio Grande Village Drive
Rio Grande River at Boquillas Crossing
The sign warns you that there are bears and mountain lions in Big Bend. This is along the Basin Drive. We did not see either.
Dawn on Wednesday morning in the Basin