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Hot Springs Trail Overlook

Hot Springs is one of the most popular spots in Big Bend National Park. I had the opportunity to hike the Hot Springs Canyon Trail from the trailhead near the Rio Grande Village to the Hot Springs. The trail is about 3 miles long and it is one of the best hikes in the park, especially during the spring months.

We took the short hike from the trail to the overlook to photograph the sunset.  The Hot Springs Trail overlook is located near the Rio Grande Village. It’s quite steep in spots and it is worth the effort. The views from that vantage point are spectacular. I will return here and will probably leverage this location to photograph the sunset next time.

Hot Springs Trail Overlook
Hot Springs Trail Overlook

This image was taken with my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV using my Canon EF 16-35mm f/4 Lens set on 16 mm. The camera was set on Manual mode with the aperture set at f/11, shutter speed at 1/400th of a second and the ISO set at 100. I used a tripod for stability. This is a single image processed using Lightroom and completed in Photoshop using Nik Color Efex Pro.

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