Thursday, May 30, 2013

Nine Seconds on Clayton's Overlook Trail, Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

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One of the best places to go hiking in the Davis Mountains is Fort Davis' Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and Botanical Gardens.  There are several great trails on the property, trails that will suit all hikers, from beginning to advanced.  Kids 12 and under can visit the Center for free; adult admission is just $6. 

The video above shows Clayton's Overlook Trail, which is a terrific hiking experience.  At the top of the trail is a viewing platform, offering a 360 degree vista and interpretive panels showing the history and geology of the entire Davis Mountains.

Want something easier?  How about a stroll through the botanical garden or a visit to the cactus greenhouse?


Hiking at CDRI, with thanks to Stonewear Designs
We're wearing their Liberty Skort and Echo Top
on the Modesta Canyon Trail

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