If you're a fan of amazing blue water and the most instagrammable spots of Texas, you might want to consider going to this spot over the summer. Pecos River on the Texas/Mexico border has the clearest blue waters and amazing views that will completely transform anyone's Insta feed. The spot is completely free to visit any day of the year.
The river is known for having the highest highway bridge in Texas. They also have a lookout spot with the absolute best view of the Pecos River Canyon. The Pecos River empties out into the giant Rio Grande River. The river runs over 900 miles and visitors of the river can feel free to bring their gear and canoe there anytime.
The famous bridge was built in 1892 and is the second tallest in the United States at 322 feet. The bridge has been reinforced over the years and is still in service today. Plenty of visitors stop by to take pictures every year as it offers something unique to the river. Often visitors also stick around to fish and sometimes camp.
You might often find rock climbers there all testing their abilities. There might also be some adventure seekers crawling into the riverside caves for the fun of it. Both the river and bridge have a long history that the friendly visitor center loves to share with its guests. While entrance to the park is completely free, you will need to pay at $4 lake pass if you plan to be in the water.
Pecos River is located in Comstock, Texas. For more information on the river and the high bridge, you can visit their website here. This is definitely a sight you will want to see!
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