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Hike Palisades Canyon Loop

El Paso, Texas



5 miles

Elevation Gain

1 ft

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Palisades Canyon Loop in El Paso, Texas is a moderately challenging hiking trail that spans approximately 5 miles. The trail is known for its unique rock formations and panoramic views of the surrounding desert landscape. The trail begins with a steady incline, leading hikers to a high vantage point that overlooks the city of El Paso and the Rio Grande. The trail then descends into the canyon, where hikers will find a small, seasonal stream. The stream is often dry, but after a rain, it can become a rushing waterfall. The trail is well-marked and maintained, but there are some rocky sections that require careful footing. Hikers should be prepared for the desert climate, which can be hot and dry. It's recommended to bring plenty of water and sun protection. Despite its challenges, Palisades Canyon Loop offers a rewarding hike with diverse scenery and stunning views. It's a must-visit for those in the El Paso area.
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