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Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, TX
+1 432-477-2392
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Experience the Awesomeness of the Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park and the various hikes in the Chisos were on our (my wife and me) bucket... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim M
Houston, Texas
Great trip but cold..

Always wanted to hike so when moons aligned I took the chance. Stayed at the nlodge which is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Houston, Texas
via mobile
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A great spot for the outdoors-lover in Big Bend National Park.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Big Bend National Park and the various hikes in the Chisos were on our (my wife and me) bucket lists. Checked'm off!! We spent 4 days hiking and sight-seeing in the Basin and at Boquillos and Santa Elena Canyons. We completed the Window/Pour-Out hike in...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always wanted to hike so when moons aligned I took the chance. Stayed at the nlodge which is convenient to everything and saves driving in & out of park. I’m over the whole camping thing! First time do I did the short hikes lost mines,...More

Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starts at the Chisos Basin where shops, bathrooms and lodges are. Emery trail was a challenge but worth it. We didn’t even go to the highest peak and it was still amazing. A great leg workout- bring plenty of water and snacks! There’s a place...More

Thank kellzforealz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped in Chisos Basin in August, part of the park's low season. There were multiple campsites available, most with stunning views. We had 360 degree mountain views from our lovely shaded camp table. The mountain atmosphere was cooler in temperature than other areas of...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chisos Mountains are easily views and hiked from within Big Bend National Park, Texas. They are covered with typical dry area vegetation and offer good, well marked hiking trails and the occasional driving route. Well worth the visit when you are in southern Texas.

Thank dougcundall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are awe inspiring mountains in the big bend national park. We drove towards the mountain lodge. We visited the amphitheater to get a Better view. They have some fabulous hikes. We loved the windows Trail and the diversity of the vegetation. The emory peak...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are beautiful mountains at the heart of the park. The Visitor Center can advise you about the many available hikes, from fifteen minutes to several hours, with all levels of difficulty; however, driving through the area is also worthwhile. There is so much variety:...More

2  Thank stowtraveller
Reviewed 14 December 2017

It was really fun, I liked the view on Emory Peak. You could see the whole basin, and there were lots of other great trails.

Thank bluemonkey1750
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The Chisos Mountains are really nice. They offer a nice view and are really amazing to drive by. We downloaded an app wich gave us direction and information. It was free and really worth it.

Thank Mies M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Great views in the heart of BIBE park. We took a short hike off the visitors center. My only complaint, the views are pretty much all the same. I wanted to do the Lost Mine Trail but it wasn't happening. The restaurant was better than...More

1  Thank fwmaggie_12
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7 July 2017|
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Response from TexasGirlTravels | Reviewed this property |
Definitely!! There are short hikes that are easy for smaller kids. just check the website and look at the trail lengths. There are a couple of paved paths as well.
Kyle D
19 January 2017|
Response from ephemerald |
Way too freakin’ hot! November is he best time—book early!!!
7 September 2016|
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Response from travelinjep | Reviewed this property |
Snow very unlikely. We just went late December and it was 60-70 F during day and 50-40 F at night. It can vary a lot tho