Pecos is the largest city in and the county seat of Reeves County, Texas, United States. It is situated in the river valley on the west bank of the Pecos River at the eastern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert and the Trans-Pecos region of west Texas and near the southern border of New Mexico. The population is 8,780. The city on January 24, 2012, had just appeared on Forbes 400 as the 2nd fastest-growing small town in the country.The city is a regional commercial center for ranching, oil and gas production and agriculture. The city is most recognized for its association with the local cultivation of cantaloupes. Pecos claims to be the site of the world’s first rodeo on July 4, 1883.
In Pecos you can visit a Big Bend National Park is located in the southwestern part of Texas, just along the Mexico border. This vast park is well over 1,000 square miles of land.
There are plenty of activities for all ages to enjoy. The park boasts 150 miles of hiking trails through mountainous desert terrain and along rivers, geological structures that date back millions of years, and 1,200 species of plants and 450 species of birds. This 800,000-acre national park contains three basic habitats: river, desert, and mountains. And it’s the only park in the United States that contains a complete mountain range—the Chisos., also you can visit Elephant Mountain, Elephant Mountain is a robust 23,000 acres in the Trans-Pecos region. You’ll find many activities like hunting, camping, and hiking, and you’re likely to spot desert bighorn and mule deer, pronghorn antelope, whiptail lizards, and more..