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Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center

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Great interpretive guides

Some parks have folks at the front desk who just need a job, the Barton Warnock has folks who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terlingua, Texas
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Always helpful with Park conditions and sugestions!

The Barton Warnock Center not only is worth visiting for it's exhibits and Nature Trail but is also... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2019
Terlingua, Texas
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The center offers exhibits and information about the archeological, historical, and natural history of the Big Bend region.
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Fm 170, Terlingua, TX 79852-0375
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some parks have folks at the front desk who just need a job, the Barton Warnock has folks who actually live in the area and love it. The museum part has a ton to teach and the book store is great. This place is hands...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

The Barton Warnock Center not only is worth visiting for it's exhibits and Nature Trail but is also the place to get Park Information and River Condition updates! Friendly folks Too!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HaroldHuff
Reviewed February 19, 2019

This is at the Barton Warnock visitor's center for Big Bend State Park. The highlight is the museum exhibit which gives an excellent geological history of the park - great for untangling the many land forms, mountains, and mesas surrounding you. Also good for understanding...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

did you know the Big Bend Ranch State Park is the LEAST visited state park? it shouldn't be, because it's awesome. Learn what makes it unique at the Barton Warnock Center, which also is a "dark sky" location for seeing the stars at night. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank honestabe90
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Highly advise stopping here if you are along the river highway and/or visiting Big Bend Ranch State Park. The park personnel are friendly and very informative.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RichyTX
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The place to visit if you want information on Big Bend State Park. They have informative staff and great museum

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank veber
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We drove down the road from Big Bend to visit the river road that travels along the Rio Grande. Big Bend Ranch State Park is where the Centre is located. The minimal fee is admission to the museum and to the park. The park is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank charleslmims
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Stop here and get a map and find out any specifics of the route you plan to drive and/or hike. Flush toilets yay for those! Helpful informative rangers will make your day. Look for the beautiful blue bonnet flowers here too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Great place and very helpful staff who got us on a beautiful route with several great hikes! Would definitely go again! A plus is that you take your on 3 trails!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank DorotheeH47
Reviewed December 13, 2017

The Barton Warnock Visitor Center is a must stop if you're driving down Highway 70 between Terlingua/Lajitas and Presidio (a beautiful drive that should not be missed if you're in Big Bend Country). Why? Because Big Bend Ranch State Park isn't quite as developed as...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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