12 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

12 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Venture out of the city with trips to Museum of the Big Bend (in Alpine), Big Bend Ranch State Park (in Presidio) and Marfa (Presidio County Courthouse & Marfa Lights Viewing Center). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Chisos Mountains, trek along Lost Mine Trail, cruise along Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, and stroll through S Rim Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Big Bend National Park trip itinerary planner .

Expect a daytime high around 73°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

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Side Trips

Marfa, Museum of the Big Bend, Gage Gardens, Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center, Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon

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