6 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

6 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Worth
Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Big Bend National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  10 h
End: Fort Worth

4
nights
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
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.
Big Bend National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at The Balanced Rock, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chisos Mountains, and explore and take pictures at Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park trip planner.

Fort Worth to Big Bend National Park is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. When traveling from Fort Worth in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Big Bend National Park, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail

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