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Sacrifices to the past

Big Bend National Park is becoming increasingly attractive to the European and Texas Urban tourists. Once upon a time, it was considered “out there,” with few amenities desired by the comfy tourists.The development of Terlingua, Lajitas, and Study Butte has increased the lodging, trailer camping, restaurants and touring companies.The Rio Grande water levels are perpetually low making whitewater rare and many of the would be tours scaled down to Hot Spring or Colorado Canyon. There used to be a down time for the crowds, Christmas and Mid July, but those times are now occupied.I have gone back recently to review ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331