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The Balanced Rock

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Address:Big Bend National Park, TX
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  • Ramil_Rex
    Ramil_Rex
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    Nice hike.

    Easy and quick hike through small canyon towards the Balanced Rock with great views at the end. Recommended.

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  • BestTravelsNow
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    Our #1 Favorite Hike

    Springtime visit resulted in amazing blooms and colors on the drive to the trail head. The trail itself is easy to slight challenge towards the end. Amazing colors all along the trail. Lots of lizar...

    Reviewed on /Date(1619857669000+0800)/
  • DutchTX
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    Good view, rewarding short hike

    Nice drive over a dirt road to get there; short hike, beginning mostly flat terrain to walk, then short / steep climbing, but view is nice. ; kids will love it.

    Reviewed on /Date(1619153163000+0800)/
  • dcyonce
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    Great hike ... but

    This is definitely one of the best short hikes in the park. But, it’s down a very long (6 miles) rough and rocky road that EATS tires. Three different vehicles had flat tires while we were there ... i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1618395477000+0800)/
  • jamiemT4211IT
    jamiemT4211IT
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    Very cool sight to see

    This is not a difficult hike, but the drive to it is very long on a dirt road. We did it on a spring afternoon, and it was very hot! There is no shade along the way. That being said, wear a hat and...

    Reviewed on /Date(1618286049000+0800)/

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