National Parks

Majestic National Parks of Southwest US

Hit the road! Travel with photographer Nick Parisse to some of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the Southwest, including Big Bend National Park and White Sands National Monument.

Filed under:
+ Enlarge Photo
Shrink Photo
Chihuahuan Desert
Start Over

Gallery Link:

View All

Photography by Nick Parisse

Chihuahuan Desert

The Chihuahuan Desert, one of the wettest in North America, has dense shrubbery that blankets the Chisos Basin. Here, the sun begins to set behind the mountains as a cold front moves in.

Loading...

Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.

We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.

You May Also Like

Texas' Hidden Gems: Big Bend and Midland

Welcome to God's country! Explore the natural beauty of Big Bend National Park, go stargazing at McDonald Observatory and visit Midland, TX, to see the childhood home of US President George W. Bush.

Big Bend National Park, Texas

It's easy to feel like the last person standing when you visit the desert abyss that is Big Bend National Park.

Rio Grande Village

Big Bend National Park, Texas

We Recommend

Most Popular

Best National Parks of the West

Out west, the landscapes are vast and beautiful. There's no place ...

Top 10 Natural Wonders

Let nature's wonder reveal itself, from mountain peaks penetrating the ...

Incredible US Caves and Caverns

Go spelunking to see an underground mansion, lava flows, a bat colony ...

South Dakota's Must-See Attractions

From Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial to historic Deadwood and ...

Grand Canyon: Awe-Inspiring Wonder

From ancient sites to dizzying heights, the Grand Canyon offers a ...

More Travel Inspirations

HGTV Urban Oasis
HGTV Urban Oasis 2014

Enter daily for a chance to win a grand prize worth over $1.5M, located in Atlanta.

Food.com App
Download the New Food.com

Get recipe inspiration, save money on groceries, and plan your meals stress free.

Food Network Back to School
Food Network's Back to School Recipes

Win over the kids with these easy, time-saving dinners the family will love.