In this second of three installments, we follow a team of filmmakers and adventurers as they travel along the border river.
Over three installments, we follow a film team as they—by bike, horse, and canoe—document how a physical wall would affect the area, water, and its people.
Crossing the Rio Grande by hand-pulled barge.
At the same time Texas is fighting to get water from Oklahoma, state officials want to block Mexico from pumping water out of the Rio Grande.
Dolph Briscoe used to govern Texas. He still owns a bigger piece of it than any individual in the world.
At the port of entry in El Paso, I always tell the agents, “American,” but what I really want to say is “fronterizo”—I’m from both sides.
South from Alpine to Study Butte, west to Presidio, north to Marfa, and east to Alpine.
Whether you want to hike it, raft it, drive it, or all of the above, here's everything you need to know to get the most out of a trip to Texas' greatest treasure.
What makes them swim the Rio Grande?