Seminole Canyon State Park Photos

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Well Marked Trails
For the most part, both the Rio Grande and Canyon Rim trails are well marked at .25 mile intervals and easy to see. If you don't see the trail, stop and look for the next interval marker. (Photo by MikeHikes)
A Deer Crossing
The park is wide open - no trees but lots of scrub and cacti. (Photo by MikeHikes)
A Few Sparrows
Numerous birds are around but there are no trees - be prepared in sunny weather! (Photo by MikeHikes)
Nice View!
Water in the canyon is NOT from the Rio Grande but from rain and springs. (Photo by MikeHikes)
View from the Canyon Rim Trail
Lots of scenic views along this trail. (Photo by MikeHikes)
The trail ends near the windmill which gives it its name. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Windmill Nature Trail
This is the sign to the trail. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Cutting Board
The gashes in this rock and the smooth oily surface indicate it was likely used to cut meat. (Photo by Lone_Star)
The rock shelter is home to some spectacular pictographs. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Fate Bell Rock Shelter
The tour takes you over and into the rock shelter where you can see signs of ancient human habitation. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Ranger Led Tour
The $5 tour is led by a ranger and the trail takes you down these steps into Seminole Canyon. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Distance markers are prominently placed every 1/4 mile along the trail. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Panther Cave
This famous pictograph of a panther can be seen on the cave wave across the other side of the river. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Seminole Canyon
As the trail name implies, it provides incredible views of the canyon from the rim. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Rio Grande
The trail takes you along a brief section of the Rio Grande. (Photo by Lone_Star)
View Of The Trail
The trail leads you out to the canyon and provides spectacular views. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Monster Cairns
The trail is marked by massive rock piles. Whoever made these cairns was overly ambitious! (Photo by Lone_Star)
This is where the Canyon Rim Trail branches off the Rio Grande Trail about 1/4 mile in. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Park Sign
This is the sign at the entrance of the state park. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Beautiful Vistas!
Seeing the canyon and the water below from the cliffs makes this hike very worthwhile. (Photo by Lone_Star)
Fate Bell Rockshelter
These ancient shelters have remnants of petroglyphs left by native Indians tens of thousands of years ago. (Photo by Lone_Star)
There are fossilized sea shells in the rock everywhere! (Photo by Lone_Star)
The trail takes you out to the cliffs over the river. Spectacular vistas! (Photo by Lone_Star)
Trail Map
This display shows the Rio Grande Trail map. (Photo by Lone_Star)