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Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, TX
+1 432-477-2392
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Beautiful mountains and lodge

We visited this area on our adventure in Big Bend Park, This was a narrow mountain pass with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pablocollier
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Ruskin, Florida
Mountain oasis in the desert

6 miles takes you from the desert to the mountains in 2000 feet. Many great hikes, a visitor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ccindyk48
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Westville, Indiana
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A great spot for the outdoors-lover in Big Bend National Park.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Big Bend National Park, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this area on our adventure in Big Bend Park, This was a narrow mountain pass with beautiful views, a lodge, restaurant, store and picnic area. We decided to get out our food and enjoy a covered picnic area. Wonderful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

6 miles takes you from the desert to the mountains in 2000 feet. Many great hikes, a visitor center, campground, restaurant & lodge are what you find at the top. Since it's such a winding, twisty road no trailers over 20' or RVs over 24'....More

Thank ccindyk48
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chisos mountains are a stunning area ....a real oasis in the desert. Lots of great and stunning vistas. Some great wildlife too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here I write about the Basin Loop Trail in the basin area of the Chisos Mountains in Big bend National Park. This trail provides an all around view of the basin mountains as you complete hiking the loop inside the basin. The trail has pretty...More

1  Thank Previa1994
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Wonderful views from the restaurant and area. Oasis in the sky, but be advised if you have breathing problems this is almost 7,000 ft. The restaurant is great with a diverse menu. It worked for my daughter and her husband, both vegetarians. Kid's menu is...More

Thank ernestjahntraining
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

It is both the highest part of Big Bend, but also the coolest and greenest. The in-park inside lodging is centered here. The Lodge are has rooms and a restaurant. There are lots of hiking trails up here. You can take a very short hike...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

For cooler temperatures, amazing views and some of the best hiking in BB, Chisos mountains are a must visit if you have at least two days in the park (visit the desert one day and the mountains the next). We hoped to see a bear...More

Thank Chris N
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We drove up six miles into the basin , up through forest and amazing scenery. Once there the Window view was fantastic, definitely worth the detour off the main road .

Thank shirleym57
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Due to a cancellation we were able to book a cottage at the Lodge in the basin. So many photo opportunities we will have to return another time. Joyce and Charles from Argyle, TX

1  Thank Charles B
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

The basin of the Chisos Mountains is so majestic and filled with plants and animals that you just don't see everywhere in the desert. It's really a short drive from Study Butt and Terlingua. Worth the time. If you have days or weeks or more,...More

Thank lindabow
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Edward S
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Connie C |
It was hot yesterday May 17, 2018! I can only think it will be hot on Memorial Day
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KayDarlene
July 6, 2017|
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Response from TexasGirlTravels | Reviewed this property |
Definitely!! There are short hikes that are easy for smaller kids. just check the website and look at the trail lengths. There are a couple of paved paths as well.
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Kyle D
January 18, 2017|
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Way too freakin’ hot! November is he best time—book early!!!
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