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An Oasis in a Desert Setting

The uniqueness and isolation of the Chisos Mountains make this a place to visit and stay in. It... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Ben P
Curtice, Ohio

The Chisos Mountain views are definitely worth the drive to see. Every Texan should experience... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Melany V
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A great spot for the outdoors-lover in Big Bend National Park.
Big Bend National Park, TX
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

The uniqueness and isolation of the Chisos Mountains make this a place to visit and stay in. It can't be appreciated completely in just a day. The nights are just as amazing!

Thank Ben P
Reviewed June 10, 2018

The Chisos Mountain views are definitely worth the drive to see. Every Texan should experience this at least once in their life.

Thank Melany V
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The Chisos Mountains were beautiful. We were pleasantly surprised and how different it was here from the rest of flat Texas.

Thank Noreenanmarina
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We visited this area on our adventure in Big Bend Park, This was a narrow mountain pass with beautiful views, a lodge, restaurant, store and picnic area. We decided to get out our food and enjoy a covered picnic area. Wonderful.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed May 2, 2018

6 miles takes you from the desert to the mountains in 2000 feet. Many great hikes, a visitor center, campground, restaurant & lodge are what you find at the top. Since it's such a winding, twisty road no trailers over 20' or RVs over 24'....More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

The chisos mountains are a stunning area ....a real oasis in the desert. Lots of great and stunning vistas. Some great wildlife too.

Thank Markclo1
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Here I write about the Basin Loop Trail in the basin area of the Chisos Mountains in Big bend National Park. This trail provides an all around view of the basin mountains as you complete hiking the loop inside the basin. The trail has pretty...More

1  Thank Previa1994
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Wonderful views from the restaurant and area. Oasis in the sky, but be advised if you have breathing problems this is almost 7,000 ft. The restaurant is great with a diverse menu. It worked for my daughter and her husband, both vegetarians. Kid's menu is...More

Thank ernestjahntraining
Reviewed April 11, 2018

It is both the highest part of Big Bend, but also the coolest and greenest. The in-park inside lodging is centered here. The Lodge are has rooms and a restaurant. There are lots of hiking trails up here. You can take a very short hike...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

For cooler temperatures, amazing views and some of the best hiking in BB, Chisos mountains are a must visit if you have at least two days in the park (visit the desert one day and the mountains the next). We hoped to see a bear...More

Thank Chris N
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Edward S
February 28, 2018|
Response from Connie C |
It was hot yesterday May 17, 2018! I can only think it will be hot on Memorial Day
July 6, 2017|
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Response from TexasGirlTravels | Reviewed this property |
Definitely!! There are short hikes that are easy for smaller kids. just check the website and look at the trail lengths. There are a couple of paved paths as well.
Kyle D
January 18, 2017|
Response from ephemerald |
Way too freakin’ hot! November is he best time—book early!!!