Big Bend National Park, Texas Camping & Hiking

Big Bend National Park Image Gallery

Directions

Several highways lead to Big Bend National Park: TX 118 from Alpine to Study Butte or FM 170 from Presidio to Study Butte (then 26 miles east to park headquarters) or US 90 or US 385 to Marathon (then 70 miles south to park headquarters). Distances between towns and services are considerable. Be sure you have plenty of gas, oil, food, and water for your trip.

Phone

(432) 477-2251

Activities

AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Texas Campgrounds

Big Bend Backcountry Camping

CHISOS BASIN GROUP CAMPGROUND

RIO GRANDE VILLAGE GROUP CAMPGROUND

RIO GRANDE VILLAGE (BIG BEND)

CHISOS BASIN (BIG BEND)

COTTONWOOD (TX)

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Texas Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Texas Recreation Areas

Big Bend National Park Official Website

Big Bend National Park Map

There is a place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take refuge in a solitary mountain range surrounded by weather-beaten desert. Tenacious cactus bloom in sublime southwestern sun, and diversity of species is the best in the country. This magical place is Big Bend…