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A dreal for all people who love quietness and trails. The motel in the parc is excellent as well... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2015
Pierre L
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Montigny-le-Tilleul, Belgium
Quite odd for the Countries Borderss

A fun little trip if you're this far down south. You can see Mexico right across the river. We saw... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
Jonathan B
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Springfield
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A scenic river of which 107 miles flows along the border of the park.
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

A dreal for all people who love quietness and trails. The motel in the parc is excellent as well as its restaurant. People are friendly, a shop and visitor center at disposal.... We spend 5 great days in the parc. Do not hesitate to visit...More

2  Thank Pierre L
Reviewed 5 September 2015

A fun little trip if you're this far down south. You can see Mexico right across the river. We saw some horses that were cooling off in the river.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We travelled from the UK for our biennial US road trip and this time I wanted to see the Mexican border. We had even planned canoeing on the famous Rio Grande. Famous it may be, but big, it isn't. I have to admit that I...More

Thank youkillemwechillem
Reviewed 17 April 2015

A wonderful river that separates the USA and Mexico !!! You can be on the USA side and hear the folks in Mexico talking to their horses and each other. Very Wonderful !!

Thank Steve48Texas
Reviewed 4 March 2015

A visit to Big Bend is a "not to be missed" activity. The Rio Grande, a river which has carved 1500 ft deep canyons through solid rock, is but a shadow of its former self. I was there in February so perhaps this was a...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We drove to the Rio Grande this morning from Sanderson. After turning off highway 90 at Marathon ( be aware that the gas stations charge and extra 50 cents a gallon yikes a bit of High way robbery ). We drove down highway 385. Very...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

The Rio Grande in the Big Bend Park is very hard to find. While it is talked about in everything you read it was hard to find but once you find it the view is beautiful. In the Rio Grande Village you have to walk...More

2  Thank RhodaHeird
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Spent an amazing day, floating the river, criss-crossing the US/Mexican border, making for an exciting adventure, watching the turtles and swimming in the cool waters.

1  Thank nellyweston
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The canyons and chasms of the Rio Grande are spectacular, and the park is well worth the visit if you like out of the way places that are away from the crowd. The river itself is managed upstream, where dams hold back the flow until...More

Thank srsjones825
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We drove along the Rio from Presidio to Big Bend... we canoed part of the Rio... we birded from the Santa Elena Canyon to the Cottonwood Campground... we hiked along the Rio in various parts of the National Park. It's not the Mighty Mississippi, but...More

1  Thank Hokie67
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