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The spectacular canyon is situated at the western edge of the El Paso Mountain range. The unique and colorful layers of white, pink, red, and brown cliffs grace both east and west sides of the canyon. These fluted folds are the result of wind and rain eroding the softer materials beneath the dark caprocks, which were formed by a harder lava flow layer.