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Junction of the Pecos with the Rio Grande.  
   

Junction of the Pecos with the Rio Grande.

The Pecos flows into the Rio at this point. These canyon walls are several hundred feet deep. They must have been quite amazing without so much water. The maximum depth of the reservoir is over 200 feet so, in places, the canyon would have appeared to be twice as deep before flooding.
Traveling to The Lower Rio Grande

April 2nd 2009
Seminole State Park and Amistad National Recreation Area were a wonderful surprise. The State Park was at one end of the Amistad Reservoir where the Pecos River flows into the Rio Grande. The Devils River also flows into this reservoir somewhat downstream. The absolutely gorgeous lake and canyons would have been enough of a reward for the visit. The second reward was the Native American histo ... read more
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