Big Bend National Park, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

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

Campground Reservations

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

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…