2 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

2 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): trek along Lost Mine Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chisos Mountains. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit and then explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Big Bend National Park online tour planner .

April in Big Bend National Park sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Chisos Mountains
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Santa Elena Canyon
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Lost Mine Trail

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