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Chisos Mountains

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Address: Big Bend National Park, TX
Phone Number: 4323712348
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A great spot for the outdoors-lover in Big Bend National Park.

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Great views and easy to drive to scenic overlooks

We stayed at Big Bend in Chisos Mountain lodges and really enjoyed our two days in the park. Amazing to see desert and all of these mountains in Texas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
David H
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Big Bend in Chisos Mountain lodges and really enjoyed our two days in the park. Amazing to see desert and all of these mountains in Texas.

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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple days in Big Bed and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. The highlight was visiting the Chisos Mountains. The scenery was unbelievable - here is an oasis in the middel of the desert. The temperature was about 20 degrees cooler which made for walking the trails a lot more comfortable. There were several trails to choose from and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of hiking options in this area, which can still be done during the summer when the temperature is cooler here than the rest of the park. Being in the basin, we were surrounded by the mountains. During sunset, the mountains glowed a deep orange for a few minutes and then faded. It was great to watch! If you're a... More 

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California
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing place. An oasis in the desert: spectacular views, lush vegetation, varied and interesting topography, great hikes, the chance to see wildlife and enjoy peace and solitude. I recently spent the better part of 2 days here and was enthralled. My 2-day agenda and recommendations for a busy and thorough visit: I hiked the South Rim loop,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lush oasis in the middle of dry, brown, and desolate landscape. This is the only area where you will find bears and mountain lions, so be on the look out for them, for they too are watching you. A great place to explore and get good exercise, highly recommend, also very secluded, great for solitude.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can spend a couple of days just in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend. Several trails to choose from and the restaurant at the Lodge has a beautiful view of The Window. There is a lodge, some cabins and quite a bit of camping sites in the Basin.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the drive is amazing.. the views are amazing...the trails are amazing... wildlife all over ... just amazing

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Gladewater, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we only did a minimal amount of hiking. we drove to all of the different places. it is just too big, to hike the different places! it will take several days, to see it all, by car. just plan well and go.

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bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to this park on our trip to yellow stone.Actually we used the shuttle and since it was raining we dint go for any trial.However the views seen from shuttle was amazing.

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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Went w/family (3 teenagers) in early June and stayed for 4 days in lodge Ventured out to other areas of Big Bend but long drives and hot near river If staying a few days, could remain in Mountain basin the entire time and be satisfied-lodge rooms comfortable, restaurant and store there and multiple trails nearby Cool at night, great stars

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