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Rio Grande Village Campground

Rio Grande Village, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We have stayed in numerous national parks and this was the most unpleasant. It is entirely paved. There was some grass behind the lot that was a ditch so the grass was rather tall and the bugs were bad. We made reservations for 3 days and only stayed 1. The sewage connections on the ground are right by the door... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

First, I should say that isn't a review of the park itself, which is lovely (and huge) and full of wildflowers when we visited. This is a review of the Rio Grande campground from the perspective of a tenter who traveled by plane with limited gear, the store, which is run by a third party, and indirectly the other campgrounds,... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for the full hookups. There was some shade to the back of the RV. Store nearby had wifi, snacks and laundry. We had no trouble driving to what we wanted to see during the day. The Stars were amazing.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We tent camped for 2 nights in early March (right before spring break). We were nervous about showing up to BBNP without a reservation and there were only 3 sites left in the whole park when we booked online. That's why we went with the Rio Grande Village campsite. Pros: Good spot for a toddler to run around - not... More 

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Rogers, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

i stayed 5 nights at the village and one night at Cottonwood While at the village I spent one night tent camping in a remote site using my jeep. Although there was some rain and cloud cover the sky was spectacular when clear. The village has both non-generator sites and sites that allow generators. I stayed on the generator side... More 

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South Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is an 800,000 acre park and the only showers are at the Rio Grande campground. The camp store is well stocked and they do refill propane bottles. Don't forget your passport if you plan to go to Mexico but check what times and days the border crossing at Boquillas. There is also public Wi-Fi at the store.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've stayed at Rio Grande Village RV, and the RV park in Lajitas. If your trip to BBNP is primarily going to consist of visiting the Chisos Mountains portion of the park, I recommend you stay at Lajitas instead - it's a few miles further away from the Chisos than RGV, but it's got better facilities. So - RGV RV... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The full service part of Rio Grande Campground is next to the store in a parking lot. The site is not scenic itself but it has full service for an RV and is near the store and gas station. It is a convenient base camp to see the rest of the Big Bend area. It is close to the Hot... More 

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freestone county
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went up the mountain s to the state park first. It was breathtakingly beautiful. But no electric or water. We went to Rio grande village rv campground and were totally disappointed. No trees, just campers in a row. No shade. WiFi was only at the store. Had to drive 50 miles to get anywhere a tourist goes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Yes we were a little bit hot but, oh well. We had the whole campground to ourselves! We visited in August. It was peaceful and beautiful. Be sure to walk out on the trail pass the bridge and up the hill a bit to see the sunset over the Rio Grande River.

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