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Sunset at Balanced Rock, BBNP 107-1

Balanced Rock, Big Bend National Park

Looking northwest from at Balanced Rock in Big Bend National Park, the evening sky begins to turn pastel shades of pink and blue. The walk to reach this point is easy - just about 1.25 miles over flat terrain. The views both east and west from this vantage point show the ruggedness of this remote location, as well as its stark beauty.