Texas, Mexico Border: Big Bend National Park security issues

Posted on June 7, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico, United States

Big Bend is a massive national park in West Texas that few will ever visit. The park, despite its natural beauty, will never draw in tourists the way Yellowstone or other parks do. Only around 200,000 to 350,000 visitors travel to the park annually, making it one of the least visited national parks in the nation. Reasons the park never on to tourism are unclear, yet the most likely reason being its remoteness. Sharing a long and largely unmanned border with Mexico doesn’t always help draw tourists either. Read Article

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