I saw my very first live road runner and grabbed a few shots of him. =)
We went to "cactus school" and walked around at the visitor center before taking the 21 mile trail drive.
I didn't realize how many types of cactus there are and they had a great display at the visitor center.
This was a natural arch about half way around the drive. This was about the highest point on the tour.
I wish this photo showed the green better. There were thousands upon thousands of cactus and you can't even see the tiny road down there that we came up on.....
After we got back, hubby read me an article that this is one of the most dangerous parks in the US because of illegal immigrants/ drug smugglers. There was a car pulled over when we came in and several border patrol with it and we had to stop on our way back out and have our car searched and checked by a drug dog, but it was worth the trip. God kept us safe and we sure enjoyed His creation! =)