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Big Bend Ranch State Park

#1 of 3 things to do in Presidio Features Animals
FM 170, Presidio, TX 79845
+1 254-675-4867
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Big Bend Getaway

Big Bend Ranch State Park is very isolated and remote for those who enjoy getting away from... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
Shane C
Boerne, Texas
via mobile
The Best State Park In Texas!

It's been 1 year to the day since I visited and I can't wait to get back. Last year I joined a... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
Arlington, Texas
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Site where organized camel trail rides take place in West Texas.
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FM 170, Presidio, TX 79845
+1 254-675-4867
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Big Bend Ranch State Park is very isolated and remote for those who enjoy getting away from congestion. We stayed at the ranch house in the heart of the park...rustic setting with comfortable beds and a fireplace.

Thank Shane C
Reviewed 30 December 2015

It's been 1 year to the day since I visited and I can't wait to get back. Last year I joined a group down in the Big Bend area to go offroading and camp. On our first day we woke up early (After driving 11...More

Thank BlindWilly
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We visited Big Bend National Park last year so thought to see what the state park would be like. We were not disappointed. Most of the park is inaccessible except to four wheel drive vehicles. It is a primitive, untouched area of the chihuahuan desert....More

4  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Beautiful park and scenery. Well worth the trip to lajitas. I highly recommend. Go in the fall when it is not too hot.

Thank devildog0800
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We spent only a day at the Big Bend State Park but had an awesome canoeing experience. Left side = Texas, right side = Mexico and the area is beautiful with canyons and rock formations, wild horses and boars... There were pretty nice tent-camping spots...More

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

This drive is a must. Stop at the hill and have a look around. You'll know the hill when you find it. Trust me. The views from up there are amazing. Also stop and walk the movie set. It's pretty cool as well. Stop at...More

2  Thank AruoraKode
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We knew this would be an interesting drive because Mexico would be on our left, Texas on our right. But we had no idea that the terrain would change, the road would curve and swoop, and the sights would be so interesting and marvellous, WE'D...More

1  Thank meredithATX
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We really enjoyed the movie set and the rock formations along the river. We were staying close to the State park so it was an easy drive. If you are coming from Lajitas/Terlingua area you can stop at the rock formation called the HooDoos, after...More

Thank janicefrogtravel
Reviewed 14 September 2015

You don't have to be an experienced backpacker to enjoy Big Bend State Park, although it does help to be their friend. :-) It was via their Facebook page that I learned important information about the trip time from there to Marfa, TX, and more...More

1  Thank VLasai
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I have been wanting to visit this park for over four years. I live about 11 hrs in North Texas so not too bad of a drive. My son lives about 4 hrs from the park so now I finally had a reason to not...More

3  Thank John F
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Eric C
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Response from AruoraKode | Reviewed this property |
OK Dale here we go, I'll answer best I can. you will have no problem with a road less traveled around here. We went in Oct and personal I'd say Spring and Fall are the best times. Because i know your in TN but you don't... More
26 October 2015|
Response from VLasai | Reviewed this property |
Here is some info on reserving a room: Cabin availability and reservations are made by phone: (512) 389-8919 If you are on Facebook, I recommend connecting with their Facebook Page "Big Bend Ranch State Park - Texas Parks... More