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Big Bend National Park Q&A => General Questions and Answers => Topic started by: Rondo on January 16, 2019, 03:25:15 PM

Title: Hot Canyon Springs Hike - sunset?
Post by: Rondo on January 16, 2019, 03:25:15 PM
I am understanding that the trail that leads to the overlook is a good spot for a sunset photo over the river.
Anyone have any experience with this location and/or any suggestions?  We will be there February 15-17th.
Thanks in advance for your help
Title: Re: Hot Canyon Springs Hike - sunset?
Post by: RichardM on January 16, 2019, 04:03:47 PM
I am understanding that the trail that leads to the overlook is a good spot for a sunset photo over the river.
Anyone have any experience with this location and/or any suggestions?  We will be there February 15-17th.
Thanks in advance for your help
Not sure of sunset views from any overlooks on the Hot Springs Trail, but the overlook at the top of the Rio Grande Village Nature Trail provides an excellent sunset spot looking towards Hot Springs Canyon with the Chisos in the background.

https://goo.gl/maps/fpUVkozBBft
Title: Re: Hot Canyon Springs Hike - sunset?
Post by: Rondo on January 16, 2019, 07:25:32 PM
Thanks for the info and the image!  That spot is a really good one!
Title: Re: Hot Canyon Springs Hike - sunset?
Post by: RichardM on January 16, 2019, 10:24:49 PM
There have been several sunset pics from that spot posted here. Here's a few:

(http://www.thomasjavery.com/bb_oct12/1381.jpg)
Classic view from Rio Grande Village Nature Trail Overlook at sunset

Sunset - Rio Grande Village Nature Trail
(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_hUVY71-apsU/S7zIyeDkwSI/AAAAAAAAA4k/dp9TKPSFkB4/s1600/_MG_1924_6_8_fused+a.jpg)

Try sunset from the overlook on the Rio Grande Village nature trail. Someone pulled the wrong stock photo thinking it was the Sierra Madre in Mexico:
https://www.amazon.com/Treasure-Sierra-Madre-MAX-STEINER/dp/B000U7V98U/ref=sr_1_2?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1521505917&sr=1-2&keywords=treasure+of+the+sierra+madre

Ditto on the RGV Nature trail at sunrise

(https://mirrorcdn-mirrormagic.netdna-ssl.com/wordpress/wp-content/gallery/big-bend-11012012/d7k_2959_0.jpg)

RGV nature trail
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