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Sometimes people hear strange noises when camping in the Chisos (Ghosts) Mountains. Stories about human like figures moving in the desert at night are common. According to Texas Less Traveled, there are also legends of spirits that still wander the Big Bend’s ghost towns and mining operations, and an old tale about an Apache maiden who was run down by bandits and chose a drowning death in the Rio Grande over being raped. This supposedly happened at Canyon de Bruhas, or Witch's Canyon, and park guests often say they hear moaning sounds coming from the water.