Big Bend Ranch State Park, Presidio

#27 of 231 in Wildlife in Texas

You are encouraged to share your thoughts as they relate to the topic being discussed. We expect comments generally to be courteous. To that end, comments are reviewed according to the following guidelines.

We reserve the discretion to remove comments that:

- Contain obscene, indecent, or profane language;

- Contain threats or defamatory statements;

- Contain personal attacks or insulting statements directed toward an individual;

- Contain hate speech directed at race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability; or

- Promote or endorse services or products;

(Note that non-commercial links that are relevant to the topic or another comment are acceptable.)

- Are unrelated to the topic being discussed;

- Are of a repetitive or “spamming” nature (the same comment posted multiple times)

The views expressed in comments reflect those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official views of Texas Parks and Wildlife or the Texas state government.
Put Big Bend Ranch State Park into our Presidio trip planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create an itinerary including Big Bend Ranch State Park
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Big Bend Ranch State Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
154 reviews
  • Stayed in Alpine then drove through Presidio to reach our destination of Lajitas Resort. Worth the extra time to take this scenic route. Be sure to visit Fort Leaton and the informative museum at this...  more »
  • We took highway 170 from Presidio to Terlingua during spring break driving through the park. This a scenic drive along the Rio Grande River through the mountains with lots of fantastic views. The blue...  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. We had the campground completely to ourselves and it is an absolutely beautiful park. Lots of options for photography between big dark star filled night skies to beautiful sunsets. Nice hikes and we even got to the interior of the park and did some rugged driving! If you are looking to get away from technology and be close to nature this is the place to go!
  • Incredible country! We drove through here in an RV. There are lots of good hiking trails off of Hwy 170. Tons of nature to explore. I'd highly recommend this as a stop to supplement a Big Bend National Park trip.

Plan your trip to Presidio

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Presidio

Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Presidio

Duration: 2​h 30​min
Duration: 1​h 30​min
Duration: 2​h 30​min
Duration: 2​h 30​min