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Big Bend Ranch State Park

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Fm 170, Sauceda Headquarters, Presidio, TX 79845
+1 254-675-4867
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Great Trails Along Highway 170

There are great trails to hike and views along highway 170, along the Rio Grande River. This year I... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Austin, Texas
Rugged, remote, and beautiful.

We spent three nights at the Guale 2 campsite and had a great time. The view from the campsite was... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Hurst, Texas
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Site where organized camel trail rides take place in West Texas.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“closed canyon” (29 reviews)
“rio grande” (25 reviews)
Fm 170, Sauceda Headquarters, Presidio, TX 79845
+1 254-675-4867

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

There are great trails to hike and views along highway 170, along the Rio Grande River. This year I hiked the short Hoodoos Trail and Closed Canyon Trail. Both were worth seeing and are rated easy. I love the great views along this stretch of...More

Thank TexasTravelorR
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We spent three nights at the Guale 2 campsite and had a great time. The view from the campsite was amazing with beautiful sunrises. The staff at the Sauceda Ranger Station were very friendly and helpful. The Park is very beautiful, remote, and rugged. This...More

Thank TxGirl1973
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We drove through this park in May, when it was already 100 degrees Fahrenheit. I imagine it would be a nicer drive in the Spring or Fall when it would not be as hot. The park is beautiful and has some really spectacular views. There...More

1  Thank KB_222014
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Amazing scenery, lots of places to stop for pictures or a picnic. Mile and miles of winding road. If you like to hike you have so many choices you need to go back often. Take the drive, you will remember it.

1  Thank Oogiecatt
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Our drive from Presidio along the River Road through the State Park was just wonderful. Hardly any traffic so we stopped many times to get out and rubber neck or take a short walk to see more of the Rio Grande. We think being closer...More

Thank gigigray032447
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Miles, upon miles, upon miles of hiking. Occasional water run-off. Affordable and convenient. But use at your own risk..... these aren't guided tours. If you are into geology, wildlife, tent camping and nature, this is the thing for you. The headquarters on FM 170 outside...More

Thank cgilheany
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I'm so glad the State of Texas has preserved this area. After going through Big Bend, I thought we'd be saturated with incredible mountains and canyons. Not so. First, be sure to stop at the Visitor's Center at the east end of the Park. it...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery along the main drive. We had a beautiful campsite on the river. Much prettier park than Big Bend National

Thank Ugogo22
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We stayed a week. There were 2 couples, each traveling in separate RV's. The star gazing at night is super! There is a laundromat on the premises but a lot of the machines were out of order so we didn't want to use them. There...More

Thank ridgemart
Reviewed 28 March 2017

With only a day to spend in the Big Bend area I was unable to visit the park but did take a drive on the River Road from Presidio to Lajitas. The road hugs the Rio Grande for most of the 20 miles with many...More

Thank SMLeek69
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Eric C
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26 February 2016|
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Response from AruoraKode | Reviewed this property |
OK Dale here we go, I'll answer best I can. you will have no problem with a road less traveled around here. We went in Oct and personal I'd say Spring and Fall are the best times. Because i know your in TN but you don't... More
27 October 2015|
Response from VLasai | Reviewed this property |
Here is some info on reserving a room: Cabin availability and reservations are made by phone: (512) 389-8919 If you are on Facebook, I recommend connecting with their Facebook Page "Big Bend Ranch State Park - Texas Parks... More