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Big Bend Ranch State Park

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Fm 170, Sauceda Headquarters, Presidio, TX 79845
+1 254-675-4867
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Different than the National Park

After 2 days in the National Park (hiked Hot Spring Canyon Trail, Window Trail, Window View Trail... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
michigantraveler35
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Benzonia, Michigan
Drive Through

We traveled in late April and I suppose I had expected more, having been used to the Rockies. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fixedwing40
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Logan, Utah
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Site where organized camel trail rides take place in West Texas.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“river road” (16 reviews)
“closed canyon” (31 reviews)
“rio grande” (27 reviews)
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Fm 170, Sauceda Headquarters, Presidio, TX 79845
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+1 254-675-4867
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"river road"
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"closed canyon"
in 31 reviews
"rio grande"
in 27 reviews
"ranger station"
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"big bend"
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"high clearance"
in 9 reviews
"movie set"
in 7 reviews
"wheel drive"
in 8 reviews
"southwest texas"
in 3 reviews
"mile round trip hike"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 5 reviews
"short trails"
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"rock formations"
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"offers beautiful views"
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"covered picnic"
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"mexican border"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After 2 days in the National Park (hiked Hot Spring Canyon Trail, Window Trail, Window View Trail, Lost Mine Trail & Santa Elena Canyon Trail), we also really enjoyed the drive along the Rio Grande in Big Bend Ranch State Park and the Closed Canyon...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled in late April and I suppose I had expected more, having been used to the Rockies. The river was very small and restricted with little lush vegetation in the canyons around the very dry park. We are limited in mobility so were unable...More

Thank fixedwing40
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a free day and decided to take FM170 through the park. I can't say enough about the beauty of this drive. It's no more than a couple of hours round trip and you will have memories of a lifetime. I did morning to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well i'll start by saying that the drive on FM170, the river road is very beautiful. not the most amazing drive ive ever done, but nevertheless very cool. There are some great access points to the river, and some great stops for hikes to the...More

Thank Markclo1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Did a little driving out on the jeep roads, checking out the rocks. Drove down to the solitario. Stayed in the bunkhouse at Sauceda.

Thank swTXSU
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stayed in the Malaquitas CG in Jan. 2018 and had the entire CG to our selves. Camped right on the river under the darkest of skies; the stars were amazing. The river road is a beautiful drive but beware, there are some very steep...More

1  Thank Ron P
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stunningly beautiful scenery. A great one-and-a-half to three-hour drive depending on how much you stop. Very twisty road with lots of sharp up-and-down. The Rio Grande is right there much of the time. We stopped to hike Closed Canyon and to see the Hoodoos, both...More

1  Thank Robb C
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We live in East Texas, so this is completely different flora, fauna, and terrain. Geologically speaking, Big Bend is a must see. Three mountain ranges come together here. There are numerous short and long hikes in the park for varying skill levels. Be mindful that...More

1  Thank starcriers
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Terlingua and used one of our days to drive through here and hike closed canyon. Rest rooms are few and far between so take advantage when you see them. We saw audads on this drive which are animals brought here in...More

1  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

There’s are a lot of short trails and campsites that stem from the River Road that runs through the park with access to the river for boating. Nothing here is as impressive as you will see in Big Bend National Park. Might be nice for...More

1  Thank Diane B
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Eric C
30 July 2016|
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Dale J
25 February 2016|
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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
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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
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