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Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, TX
+1 432-371-2348
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Really nice view

The Chisos Mountains are really nice. They offer a nice view and are really amazing to drive by. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mies M
Antwerp, Belgium
Beautiful part the park

Great views in the heart of BIBE park. We took a short hike off the visitors center. My only... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A great spot for the outdoors-lover in Big Bend National Park.
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Big Bend National Park, TX
+1 432-371-2348
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chisos Mountains are really nice. They offer a nice view and are really amazing to drive by. We downloaded an app wich gave us direction and information. It was free and really worth it.

Thank Mies M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views in the heart of BIBE park. We took a short hike off the visitors center. My only complaint, the views are pretty much all the same. I wanted to do the Lost Mine Trail but it wasn't happening. The restaurant was better than...More

Thank fwmaggie_12
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! The drive through and hiking in these mountains was just wow! Some of the mountains are arid looking with beautiful formations. Looks like one of those western movies. Expected to see John Wayne on his horse! Then travel into the basin and, all of...More

1  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Love this area of the park. You may get lucky and see a black bear, or two. The lodge is comfortable with good dining options.

Thank Foodandfrolic
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This area of southwest Texas is a hidden gem for those who enjoy being in mountains (although the ones around Chisos are at about 7,000+ in elevation. It is an enjoyable place above the hot Chichuahuan desert. We did visit in mid October so the...More

1  Thank yellowstone1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A visit to Big Bend must include a visit to the Chisos Basin. Beautiful green piece of paradise in a remote desert mountain range. Unbelievable.

Thank mlunstra2
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Did the Window trail which was superb- camped at the Chisos campground which was a great base to access the hiking trails from. We saw a black bear and multiple road runners during our visit!

Thank Travellerannel
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This range of mountains are simply beautiful. You cannot spend enough time taking in all they offer. This is a large park so pace youself. Enjoy the winding road to the Basin and especially the quicker trip down!

Thank SouthwestCrow
Reviewed 19 September 2017

What a truly amazing spot. The mountains rise from the desert like some Lord Of The Rings movie set. They are spectacular to see as you approach and even more impressive as you climb up to the Chisos Basin. The views all around are breathtaking...More

1  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Driving up into the Chisos range provides a mind-bending change in ecospheres within this beautiful park. There is a visitor center, as well as a lodge for accommodation - with a well in advance reservation suggested. Also many hiking trails available.

1  Thank Joe J
Nearby Restaurants
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45.77 km away
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7 July 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.
Kyle D
19 January 2017|
Response from ephemerald |
Way too freakin’ hot! November is he best time—book early!!!
7 September 2016|
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Response from travelinjep | Reviewed this property |
Snow very unlikely. We just went late December and it was 60-70 F during day and 50-40 F at night. It can vary a lot tho