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Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, TX
+1 432-371-2348
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I almost ran out of "Wow's"

What a truly amazing spot. The mountains rise from the desert like some Lord Of The Rings movie... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave P
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Driving up into the Chisos range provides a mind-bending change in ecospheres within this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe J
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A great spot for the outdoors-lover in Big Bend National Park.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a truly amazing spot. The mountains rise from the desert like some Lord Of The Rings movie set. They are spectacular to see as you approach and even more impressive as you climb up to the Chisos Basin. The views all around are breathtaking...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving up into the Chisos range provides a mind-bending change in ecospheres within this beautiful park. There is a visitor center, as well as a lodge for accommodation - with a well in advance reservation suggested. Also many hiking trails available.

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit! Very secluded, with few tourists. It feels like you have this place to explore by yourself!

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Climbing up on the Rim from the Chisos Basin Campground has to be one of the best outdoor experiences in Texas. An eagle eyed hiker will even see a rare aspen below Emory Peak. The extra 1800 ft up to the Rim, while challenging, means...More

1  Thank SkepticNTX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One thing about the desert in summertime that we call attest to...it's freaking hot. So what do you do when you are hot and in Big Bend National Park? You go up into the Chisos Mountains and you cool off. While you do, you can...More

1  Thank Darin J
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

These mountains are 1000 ft higher than the surrounding savanna with a basin in the interior. Getting extra water and cooler temperatures because of the altitude the landscape is luscious. Beautiful views and hiking.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

After visiting the different areas in Big Bend in a hot summer day, the afternoon here was awesome. The landscaping is different than south part of Big Bend and temperature was degrees cooler. There is a nice lodge, restaurant and store at the top. The...More

Thank Rashedul C
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Big Bend National Park is beautiful. I wish I had more time so I could have seen the lower portion but I only had one day. I did get to see the Chisos Mountains and 3 visitors centers where I stamped my passport. This area...More

Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Beautiful setting in Park. The up to the top is very scenic and the views are spectacular. There is also an Inn on the top.

Thank sabimax
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We spent the day driving around Big Bend Park- views of the mountains everywhere- many places to stop for photo opportunities

Thank barbiewalker72
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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.
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

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