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Address: 1 Adventure Lane, FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
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08:00 - 18:00
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Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the...

Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the wonders of Big Bend National Park with quality raft trips, Jeep tours, and ATV adventures.We specialize in high quality, interpretive tours of the Big Bend, with an emphasis on great fun mingled with just the right amount of learning.We offer a wide variety of guided rafting trips on the Rio Grande River, from short, half-day family floats to 3- and 4-night overnight trips. You can also experience special themed trips such as gourmet food adventures, trips with noted Texas folk musicians, and New Year's Eve star gazing parties.Want to explore Big Bend by land? Our guided Jeep and ATV tours are a perfect way to enjoy Big Bend's scenic beauty while learning about its natural and cultural wonders.Should you need lodging for your vacation, our Big Bend Casitas offer roomy comfort, nice amenities, and a location just minutes from Big Bend National Park.We're passionate about Big Bend and enjoy showing off her many beautiful places. We can help you make the most of a future trip to Big Bend!!

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We were looking for some things to do while visiting Big Bend and this is the place to work with. They have great options for everyone. We did the ATV tours with Ed then the the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Whitney B
Cedar Park, Texas
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Cedar Park, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were looking for some things to do while visiting Big Bend and this is the place to work with. They have great options for everyone. We did the ATV tours with Ed then the the Canoe Day tour, with lunch with Reed and Nancy. It's a great way to experience the area! The excursions were easy to book with... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took a half day float trip down the Rio Grande with Far Flung and had a great time. Our guide was super knowledgeable about the area and history. Amazing way to see the beautiful Big Bend area!

Thank TrippinYogis
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter, son-in-law, husband and I had an awesome 1/2 day float on the Rio Grande Saturday morning. It was perfect. The weather was great and rain the night before gave us a bit more water to canoe on! Erica and Jared were fun to talk to and had great stories/insights/snacks - (yummy hummus). We followed Erica's tips and made... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just completed our third stay at the Far Flung Casitas and can't say enough about it! Plenty of room in the casitas, close to everything in Terlingua and only 40 minutes from the Basin in the Big Bend National Park. They are very well maintained, the staff is responsive when needed and feels like home away from home. Loved... More 

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Austin. TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of 4 wanted a guided canoe trip but one of us was terrified of canoeing. Erin was able to accommodate us to where they felt safe and the trip was incredible! River was not deep at all this time of year but the scenery of Santa Elena Canyon were superb!

Thank hautebrion
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled to Big Bend from Chicago with college friends and we booked the half day canoe trip and it was amazing. Our trip was short but, well worth it. The guides were helpful, knowledgeable, and fun. I'm already thinking about a return trip for an overnight float trip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the one day canyon trip with our tween and teen daughters. The water level was low so we were in canoes, which worked well for us. We were able to paddle 1.5 miles upstream into Santa Elena Canyon, stop for snacks, then lunch. Finally we floated and paddled back down to the take out site a half mile... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights is Terlingua to explore Big Bend. The cabins were new and wonderful. Big, Clean, Comfortable, Kitchen area and outside barbecues.

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked an overnight trip on the Rio Grande while in the Big Bend area with Far Flung. Due to the water levels, we were in canoes. Our guides were first class, all equipment provided (canoes, tents, sleeping bags and pads, camp chairs, etc.) were in great condition, the meals served were all very good. The guides provided plenty of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked the ATV ride in the dessert for 2 families. The machines were in perfect condition. Randy our guide was excellent. Fun was had by all. We would book the trip again. Thank you.

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