5 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

5 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

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Big Bend National Park

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Big Bend National Park: Terlingua (Ghost Town Texas & Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Chisos Mountains, explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon, hike along Lost Mine Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Canyon Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Bend National Park attractions planner.

In November in Big Bend National Park, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Terlingua
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Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive ©
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive

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