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I'm going to go against the other reviews for this campsite. I guess if you have a self contained camper, it's ok, however, when tent camping, this campground leaves alot to be desired. First, the toilets. They are pit toilets, with no inside lights, and...More
Overall we really liked this campground! The spots were all extremely spacious, especially when compared to the other two campgrounds in the park (we drive through to check them out). We were lucky that when we got there, there were a couple spots to chose...More
No reservations, so get there early. About 20 campsites, drinking water and pit toilets. It is very quiet and the stars at night are big and bright! A group of 15-20 Javelinas walked through the campground at about 6pm, and two Great horned Owls were...More
Full disclosure... I've visited Big Bend many times through the years, and usually camped. I happen to think that the campground in the Basin (Chisos Mountains) is among the very best I've experienced, anywhere.
But I live over 600 miles from Big Bend, and I...More
This is an excellent site, and is located close to the Castolon Historic Visitors Center and shop, Santa Elena and the hiking trail, and historic town of Terlingua. The site has no electricity but has a cistern of potable water for drinking and cooking. Irrigation...More