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.
Visiting Chisos Mountains and Lost Mine Trail will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Terlingua and Hot Springs Historic District. Explore Big Bend National Park's surroundings by going to Terlingua (Many Stones & Ghost Town Texas). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon, hike along The Window Trail, make a trip to Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set, and see the interesting displays at Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Big Bend National Park route builder .

In June, plan for daily highs up to 100°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon

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