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Address: Big Bend National Park, TX
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Village in the park's southeast corner with tourist facilities such as RV...

Village in the park's southeast corner with tourist facilities such as RV park, campground, gas station, store and laundromat.

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Beautiful piece of the USA and Mexico

The Rio Grande Village campground had all you really need for tent camping. Clean bathrooms, a camp store (with a gas pump), showers and a bit of grass to pitch your tent. It is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Caraduras
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San Antonio, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came to RGV because we could not reserve a campsite in Chisos Basin (although we found a first come first serve spot there the next day. It was clear afterwards why Chisos is in much greater demand). RGV does, however, have the most reservable campsites. If tent camping in big bend, go to Chisos or Cottonwood. For RVs, RGV... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rio Grande Village campground had all you really need for tent camping. Clean bathrooms, a camp store (with a gas pump), showers and a bit of grass to pitch your tent. It is located near the Hot Springs and Boquillas Crossing and Canyon. I give the campgrounds a 4 star rating even though it is really more suited for... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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1,225 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is not much at Rio Grande Village other than an RV campground, the only one with hook-ups in the park, another campground without hook-ups, a nature trail good for birding, a very small visitor center with limited hours, and a one remaining adobe building from the Daniels Ranch; however, there are a number of places with good views of... More 

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Celina, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend a week this past March at Big Bend and camped at Rio Grande Village for most of the stay...even though the weather was cooler than "normal" with highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s, it was a near perfect experience.

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Crestview, Florida
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272 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The fellows that run the RV campground and store are very kind, patient, and helpful -- on phone and in person. The store is well stocked with things a camper may need. The RV park is just a dirt parking lot, but it has full hookups. However the sewer connections were different from the usual type -- you cannot screw... More 

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Gladewater, Texas
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

they have a visitors center/store. the visitors centers may not be open, but you can get your national parks passport stamped at the store. this is a small place, there are numerous trails, but we only went to a scenic overlook. need better signage. it starts across from camp site 18, but you have to park at the restrooms.it was... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

The visitor center has the park movie, which is interesting. The campground doesn't seem to have a tremendous amount of shaded areas, and it seems a bit crowded. The irrigation diversion system from the river is interesting - though low areas may get flooded. It's good for birding. The visitor center volunteer was very helpful and sang especially concerned with... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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446 reviews
266 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Tent camping looked pretty good, however, RV camping was a whole different ballgame. All the RV spots are in a paved lot and are very close together, like sardines in a can. In fact, putting your awning out may not leave much room for your neighbor to put out his slide.... at least not with a whole lot of clearance.... More 

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Shreveport, LA
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42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

My husband wanted to visit Big Bend National Park for his 60th birthday. His birthday is March 5th and we didn't realize how popular Big Bend was in March due to Spring Break. We tried to reserve a month in advance but were only able to get 2 nights in the rv park which has full hookups. The store is... More 

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Irvine, California
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248 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

I like this place although it doesn't offer a rewarding view like Cottonwood. We camped closer to the host campground which is near the toilet as well. It was quite and the rangers were very friendly. The bathroom is clean but doesn't have a hot water. It has a sink for dishes, no hot water but the water not as... More 

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