The Grotto, McKittrick Canyon Trail, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas, USA.
At the Grotto on the McKittrick Canyon Trail, dripping water percolates through the limestone, redistributing calcium carbonate into stalagmites and stalagmites in a small cave. Hike some of the most scenic trails in Texas in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, in the Chihuahuan Desert, near El Paso, USA. The Guadalupe Mountains are the uplifted part of the ancient Capitan Reef which thrived along the edge of an inland sea more than 250 million years ago during Permian time. Capitan Reef is one of the best-preserved exposed Permian-age fossil reefs in the world. Hiking the ecologically-diverse McKittrick Canyon in Guadalupe Mountains NP is best when fall foliage turns color.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download