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Rio Grande Village Nature Trail

Big Bend National Park, TX
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Great views from the Overlook

This was an easy hike and easy climb for the views. But really worth it if you are in that part of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
Gorgeous views of the Rio Grande

This trail starts from the Rio Grande Village Campground, site #18 (which was not easy to find... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an easy hike and easy climb for the views. But really worth it if you are in that part of the park. I wouldn't go there just for that though. The view of the Rio Grande from here is beautiful.

Thank askittl
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This trail starts from the Rio Grande Village Campground, site #18 (which was not easy to find). The short trail is a 0.75 mi/1.2 km loop and goes through a wetland, river, and limestone hill. We did this trail on a Tuesday afternoon in April....More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Beautiful hike! Easy enough to do with kids and gorgeous views at the top. There's another little offshoot to the hike you can take to go down to the river too.

Thank TexasGirlTravels
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We ended up on this trail by chance as we were in the area to see Boquillas Canyon - the park ranger at Panther Junction recommended we stop by and wail this trail and I'm glad we did. It's a short trail but I was...More

Thank Texas_suz
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a short walk from the campground but worth it to see the sunset from the top of the overlook. Be sure to look in all directions during the sunset as the view of the glow on the Boquillas Mountains is wonderful!

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My wife and I hiked this trail while camping the RV section of the park. It was a very pleasant walk that included a high loop for those wanting to walk uphill for the views of the river and Mexico. Quite a few birds were...More

Thank chazwill
Reviewed 28 January 2017

(Warning: Young adults from Central Florida visiting for the week) We purposefully entered this hike with the intention of capturing the sunset- you can see it sink all the way to the horizon. As the sun set, the view behind us of various ledges and...More

1  Thank Pyra-Danny
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Ok so not completely literal, but its a great hike. Our road trip continued with a stop at big bend and a stay the Rio Grande Village. You get great views of the river and its best to go during sunset. Don't forget the bug...More

Thank Mcgee8275
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Short walk with easy access from RGV campground. Goes over some swampy areas next to the river than ascends a small hill with great views of the Rio Grande and Mexico. Beautiful sunset. Lots of wildlife too - we saw plenty of jackrabbits near dusk....More

Thank jeremy5763
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We hiked this trail through the jungle up the hillside to great views of the canyon and the town of Boquillas, Mexico across the river. Along the way there were handmade items that were left for purchase that are familiar to the area such as...More

Thank houstonnative47
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