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Balance Rock Afternoon Panorama 1

Grapevine Hill Trail, Big Bend National Park

Balanced Rock is a short hike along the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park. The first mile is flat, and the last quarter-mile is up a few switchbacks to reach this amazing natural feature. I don’t often shoot in the middle of the day, but the afternoon sun really helps bring out the oranges in these ancient rocks.