Popular Cabins in Big Bend National Park
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Cabins in Big Bend National Park
At Big Bend National Park you are close to the Rio Grande along the Mexican border thanks to its location within the Chihuahuan Desert at the Southwestern corner of Texas. The Chisos Mountain Range is a fantastic place to do some awesome trekking and star gazing. Nearby Terlingua, on the other hand, is famous for its mining ghost town and the best chili event. Not to mention canoeing and hiking trails activities right on the west side of Big Bend Park. For a satisfying dinner, head over to The Starlight Theater. The cabins are remote and surrounded by inspiring views yet conveniently located near all the action. You will definitely have a good time!Rustic cabins in the magnificent southwest wilderness
Our rustic cabins are for solo travelers and small families. They offer comfort in the wild Southwest with rugged mountains in the background. Imagine watching a gorgeous sunset through the Window Trail. Afterwards, the awesome night sky transforms into myriads of stars, meteor showers and the rising moon. There’s nothing that matches this jaw-dropping experience at Big Bend’s desert vista. The cabins feature a terrace, BBQ, and comfortable furnishings in the scenic southwest desert. You’ll be within 30 minutes of recreational areas and food. Whether you’re angling in the rivers, cruising the awesome trails, or soaking up the meditative atmosphere, you won’t regret choosing this magnificent destination.
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The hidden gems of this region are worth investigating. Observe the Historic District’s preserved petroglyphs on its limestone walls inscribed by inhabitants thousands of years ago. Marvel at the homesteader tale of J.O. Langford and the Bathhouse he established in the 1900s after he was healed from malaria. Discover the fascinating ‘history of the times’ during WWII when Franklin D Roosevelt was elected for a fourth term and declared Big Bend a national treasure in 1944. Moreover, the phenomenon surrounding the Rio Grande’s “Big Bend” is considered an unparalleled scientific treasure even today. This wilderness experience is jam-packed with fascinating history!Big Bend National Park for Adventure Seekers
Hike Ernst Tinaja for an intriguing adventure through a slot canyon with impressive colorful limestone layers and water holes. A fascinating easy hike is the Balanced Rock. This unique natural rock formation boasts delightful views for the young at heart. More adventure awaits you at the Fossil Discovery Exhibit. Be sure to see the giant pterosaur and bronze alligator’s giant skull. Plenty of wild animals roam the area at sunrise and dusk so keep your eyes open for bobcats, black bears, and mountain lions. There’s so much splendor in the wilderness, you’ll be glad you came!Big Bend National Park for Hikers
There are numerous trails for all skill levels that will amaze you by their striking beauty. Catching the sunrise and sunset are highly recommended. Some trails are accessible via the scenic Ross Maxwell Road and are relatively easy and short. Hike the Chisos Basin trail for a view of the oak, pine, and juniper trees where you’ll likely spot mountain lions and black bears. The South Rim and Emory Peak Trails are the most strenuous, but the views are epic. And, the majestic Chihuahuan Desert is worth the heart-thumping adrenaline rush.
Big Bend got its name when the Rio Grande mysteriously changed its natural southeastern flow to a northeastern flow.
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Grab your favorite fold-up chairs, refreshments, and binoculars for a night of stargazing in the darkest park in the USA. Check online for star parties and events. The Milky Way never looked so good. You’ll want to stay all night!2. Take a scenic drive on the Ross Maxwell Road
This awesome journey begins at Panther Junction and terminates at Santa Elena Canyon. You’ll want to pull off for photo-ops and hiking trails on this 30-mile paved highway flooded with stunning landscapes. The desert sun can be brutal, so come prepared with water and sun blocking attire.3. Take a hike and feel the wonder
Hiking Santa Elena Canyon is easier than most trails, and the view is magnificent. Most of the hike is flat along the river until you get to the end where you can climb over the ridge for awesome views of the Rio Grande and Santa Elena Canyon.4. Soak in the Hot Springs
Hike the difficult trails early then finish with a flourish at the Hot Springs Historic Trail where you’ll be rewarded with a mineral hot springs basin. This is the place to melt your ailments away in the therapeutic 105 °F mineral water. This healing experience has an interesting history as well.5. Paddle the Rio Grande at Big Bend
Hook-up your go-pro, grab a canoe and paddle the Rio Grande for stunning views of the 1500-foot canyons carved out by centuries of its fast-moving current. Tours begin in both Lajitas and Terlingua and include lunch. While cruising the river you’ll get unforgettable close-ups of the intricately carved canyons’ geology.6. Watch migrating birds replenish themselves
If you love birds, you’ll want to catch them as they get refreshed in the Rio Grande. The Chisos Mountains, Santa Elena Canyon and Rio Grande Village are excellent choices for the best opportunities. Watch for the Colima Warbler, Summer Tanagers, and the infamous roadrunners. This is a must-do for impressive photos.7. Tee Off at Lajita’s Championship golf course
This world-class pro golfing venue was designed by Lanny Wadkins who made it to the World Golfer Hall of Fame for his indomitable spirit. Enjoy a week in this majestic vista with activities like horseback riding and canoeing for your family while you enjoy the green.