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Address: FM 170, Presidio, TX 79845
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+1 254-675-4867
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Site where organized camel trail rides take place in West Texas.

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Closed Canyon Trail

Hiked this trail on our way from Big Bend National Park to Big Bend Ranch State Park. Scenic Drive Hwy 170 from Terlingua to Presidio is stunning and includes this hike and... read more

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hiked this trail on our way from Big Bend National Park to Big Bend Ranch State Park. Scenic Drive Hwy 170 from Terlingua to Presidio is stunning and includes this hike and several others. This is worth the stop even though you can't get all of the way to the end without ropes. Easy hike until you get to the... More 

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Hooks, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The national park seemed so removed from nature and sterile at times but the state park let you get up close and personal!!!! My fave!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second time to camp here. It is a wonderful place to experience the rugged beauty and solitude of Big Bend. We saw deer, jackrabbits, and roadrunners, heard owls and coyotes at night, and explored a few trails. Breathtaking view of the stars at night. (Make sure you do research and reserve an appropriate campsite....only a few sites... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most beautiful drive in West Texas. Stopped and walked out to the Rio Grandè. Most beautiful shade of turquoise blue I've ever seen. Took off my shoes, rolled up my pants and submerged myself up to my ankles. Tried to convince my Yankee husband to come in with me, the water was invigorating, quite cold and rushing actually.... He declined... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we told a friend that we were going to Big Bend National Park, he recommended that we also visit the state park. So happy we did. We liked how low key it was compared to the national park. Tip--if coming in through Presidio, you need to stop at Fort Leaton first to pay and for information. We spent time... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific mountain bike trail system - well marked, maintained and difficulty of all levels. Great to grab some historical information about the area to appreciate it even more.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This park is NOT like its neighbor Big Bend National Park, so don’t have the same expectations. It is very remote and undeveloped. Check out the Barton Warnock Center at the east side of the park near Lajitas to check in for access and passes to the park. Daily check-in and info is required because the maps at the trailheads... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Started at the visitors center neat Lajitas. Really excellent facility with a nice size exhibit area detailing local animals, plants, history and terrain. Outside area an overlook and cactus garden. Then drove the scenic drive to Closed Canyon, a wonderful hike through a magnificent slot canyon. Also stopped at the Hoodoo for some great pictures. Lots of other hikes of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Wild, beautiful mountains. Great biking and hiking trails -- some on old jeep tracks, but many thanks to the hard work and imagination of local trail builders, like Mike and the team at Desert Sports. Amber at the Barton Warnock Visitor Center was very helpful -- seems like she is a full-on mountain biker too. Had a very memorable ride... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I had heard not to miss this drive from Presidio to Lajitas and I'm so glad that we drove it. It winds near the Rio Grande River with big ups and downs in the road. We loved the stop to see the Hoodoos but it was too hot (100 degrees) to walk down to the river. We did not go... More 

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