Cattail Falls Trail, Big Bend National Park

#9 of 11 in Nature in Big Bend National Park
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
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  • We reached the trailhead to the Cattail Falls Trail by hiking down the Window and Oak Spring Trails from the Chisos Basin Trailhead located near the Chisos Mountains Lodge. (alternatively, you could.....  more »
  • Beautiful oasis hidden in the foothills. To get there you park across the road from Sam Nail Ranch and hike up the old Oak Springs trail (which is now closed to vehicular traffic). The gate is...  more »
  • Really cool hidden gem in Big Bend. Don't be afraid, find the trail & just keep walking. You'll get there eventually.
  • recently went to the falls, it’s was gorgeous. however, if you park on the main road, be ready to walk around 8 miles round trip. the falls are next to mountain, so it’s a ways. secluded hike tho, makes it worth it. did not see any wildlife on our way.

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