Marufo Vega Trail

Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834

Distance10.3mi
Elevation Gain8,007ft
Trailhead Elevation1,956ft
Top2,840ft
Elevation Min/Max1798/2840ft
Elevation Start/End1956/1956ft

Marufo Vega Trail

Marufo Vega Trail is a hiking trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 10.3 miles long and begins at 1,956 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 21.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 8,007 feet.

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Laurence Parent
"The Marufo Vega Trail offers a strenuous but spectacular trip with a variety of hiking options in the Dead Horse Mountains, including the rim of Boquillas Canyon and the Rio Grande. About 3.5 miles into this rugged hike, the trail splits into south and north forks. The north fork descends a steep canyon drainage and reaches the river in about 2.5 more miles. From the junction, the south fork leads to the Rio Grande in a little more than 3 miles, plus provides excellent views from the heights of the canyon rim. The last mile of the south fork drops very abruptly to the river. A 1.5- mile connecting trail joins the ends of each Marufo Vega fork by traveling parallel to and above the river."
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