6 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

6 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 The Window Trail will get you outdoors. Step out of Big Bend National Park to go to Presidio and see Big Bend Ranch State Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: hike along Lost Mine Trail, contemplate the long history of Hot Springs Historic District, cruise along Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, and don't miss a visit to Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Big Bend National Park online itinerary planner .

In May, daytime highs in Big Bend National Park are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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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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