We made it to one of the lowest sections of the United States! Big Bend National Park was named after the large bend that the Rio Grande River borders between Texas and Mexico. I think that it should have been called "Huge Bend"! It is actually an 118 mile international boundary and has over 800,000 of acres to explore. Summers get pretty hot and you can explore a lot of the canyons, valleys and mountains with a long winding drive around the park. This park has one of the largest varieties of wildlife and there are more than 450 different species of birds here! One of them is Paisano, which is another name for the roadrunner and I chased him all over! He's fast! ...read the rest on www.dakotagoes.com

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