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#12668261 - 03/11/18 10:27 PM Help! Camping Big Bend?
CSSource39 Offline

Registered: 07/10/07
Posts: 350
Loc: Texas
Myself and a couple friends of mine were planning on doing some car camping in Big Bend 3/30-4/1.
The group coming are not exactly experienced campers so I am looking for facilities or areas with amenities like flowing water.
I am looking for suggestions on sections of the park or different parks available for car camping.
**Preferably a facility with restrooms.


#12668298 - 03/11/18 11:10 PM Re: Help! Camping Big Bend? [Re: CSSource39]
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Registered: 12/25/12
Posts: 5297
Loc: Burleson,TX
Last trip there we stayed in the Basin. Camp sites along with a store I assume is still there. Lots of nature and a walk to the Window every sunset.

#12675049 - 03/15/18 08:56 PM Re: Help! Camping Big Bend? [Re: CSSource39]
Easeup Offline

Registered: 12/18/07
Posts: 47
Loc: Glen Rose
have you not tried the NP website?

#12676372 - 03/16/18 07:05 PM Re: Help! Camping Big Bend? [Re: CSSource39]
TimthePoolMan Offline

Registered: 04/05/06
Posts: 28
Loc: outside
Chisos Basin, it's pretty spectacular. I'll be around there that weekend as well, but will be backpacking around the South Rim.

#12678865 - 03/18/18 09:29 PM Re: Help! Camping Big Bend? [Re: CSSource39]
dreamweaver96 Offline

Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 204
Hiked about 10 miles there last year. Stayed at one of the camp sites. Most of the sites have water and they do have a store and a little restaurant. Just be ready for no phone service.


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