From the Back Cover
The scenic wonders of the undeveloped Chihuahuan Desert beckon hikers with seemingly endless miles of trails in Big Bend National Park. This book is the only comprehensive hiking guide to the many trails in this unique national park and will guide you to little-known places as well as the popular areas. Three trails in nearby Big Bend Ranch State Park are also featured. This guide includes safety tips for desert travel and no-trace camping techniques, trail descriptions, elevation charts, black-and-white photos, and up-to-date maps and reference information. <i>Hiking Big Bend National Park</i> is an invaluable resource for planning your next hiking trip to the 1,200 square mile tract of public land, which is the largest in Texas.