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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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Stunning, Rugged, Get to the Interior if You Can

This state park is incredible diverse and truly offers something for everyone. The drive along the... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Amarillo, Texas
Beautiful Drive Along the River

Don't miss this state park if you're in West Texas. The park ranger in neighboring Big Bend NP... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Rebecca L
Atlanta, GA
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Site where organized camel trail rides take place in West Texas.
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“river road” (17 reviews)
“closed canyon” (29 reviews)
“rio grande” (27 reviews)
Fm 170, Sauceda Headquarters, Presidio, TX 79845
+1 254-675-4867

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This state park is incredible diverse and truly offers something for everyone. The drive along the River Road, Highway 170, is worth the drive alone from Presidio to Terlingua. It's breathtaking, and there are a number of short hikes and some campgrounds. If you can,...More

1  Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Don't miss this state park if you're in West Texas. The park ranger in neighboring Big Bend NP recommended the drive along Hwy 170 in BBRSP for river views of the Rio Grande, which you don't get as much in the national park. We're so...More

1  Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Drive from Marfa down to Presidio and then River Road around to Terlingua. This is a great day out and runs parallel to Mexican border although need to watch when you enter Presidio you go left not right into Mexico which had a massive Mexican...More

1  Thank TeKinga
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There are great trails to hike and views along highway 170, along the Rio Grande River. This year I hiked the short Hoodoos Trail and Closed Canyon Trail. Both were worth seeing and are rated easy. I love the great views along this stretch of...More

Thank TexasTravelorR
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We spent three nights at the Guale 2 campsite and had a great time. The view from the campsite was amazing with beautiful sunrises. The staff at the Sauceda Ranger Station were very friendly and helpful. The Park is very beautiful, remote, and rugged. This...More

1  Thank TxGirl1973
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We drove through this park in May, when it was already 100 degrees Fahrenheit. I imagine it would be a nicer drive in the Spring or Fall when it would not be as hot. The park is beautiful and has some really spectacular views. There...More

1  Thank KB_222014
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Amazing scenery, lots of places to stop for pictures or a picnic. Mile and miles of winding road. If you like to hike you have so many choices you need to go back often. Take the drive, you will remember it.

1  Thank Oogiecatt
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Our drive from Presidio along the River Road through the State Park was just wonderful. Hardly any traffic so we stopped many times to get out and rubber neck or take a short walk to see more of the Rio Grande. We think being closer...More

Thank gigigray032447
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Miles, upon miles, upon miles of hiking. Occasional water run-off. Affordable and convenient. But use at your own risk..... these aren't guided tours. If you are into geology, wildlife, tent camping and nature, this is the thing for you. The headquarters on FM 170 outside...More

Thank cgilheany
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I'm so glad the State of Texas has preserved this area. After going through Big Bend, I thought we'd be saturated with incredible mountains and canyons. Not so. First, be sure to stop at the Visitor's Center at the east end of the Park. it...More

Thank MikeB1952
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Eric C
31 July 2016|
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Dale J
26 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
27 October 2015|
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