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Big Bend: The Home Tour

  Their home was nestled among willow and pecan trees at the foot of Burro Mesa. There was a shaded patio of flagstones at the back of the house and flowerbeds around a hand-dug well lined with rocks that was ...

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Big Bend: Burro Mesa Pour-off Trail

Burro Mesa

The darker rhyolite and yellow breccia layers from the bluff at the start of the trail carry through the rock walls here. Sculpted rhyolite forms the top half of the pour-off, while the more heavily eroded Wasp Spring breccia lies ...

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Big Bend: Pine Canyon Trail

bottom of a 200-foot pour-off that becomes a gushing a waterfall after a heavy rain. In the fall, the surrounding foliage of red oaks and maples turns a bright yellow and scarlet. The walk back through the high desert brings ...

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