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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Closed Canyon and Ernst Tinaja Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Dug Out Wells Picnic Area and Nature Trail and Chisos Mountains. When in Big Bend National Park, make a side trip to see Big Bend Ranch State Park in Presidio, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at Lajitas Zipline, hike along Lost Mine Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon, and explore the striking landscape at Tuff Canyon Trail.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Bend National Park trip planner .

June in Big Bend National Park sees daily highs of 100°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
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Closed Canyon
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Lajitas Zipline

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