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Pine Canyon - one of the best places in the park

Sure the road there can be rough in the washes... That's why they warn you. A friend made it in a... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Adam B
Nice hike, but

It was a good hike, but I wouldn't make that drive again if you paid me. Very rough road..and we... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
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Big Bend National Park, TX
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Sure the road there can be rough in the washes... That's why they warn you. A friend made it in a Ford Focus. Maybe it's user error... Wonderful campsites with wonderful views. Hike gets steep at the end. Bring plenty of water.

Thank Adam B
Reviewed April 27, 2017

It was a good hike, but I wouldn't make that drive again if you paid me. Very rough road..and we were in a 4x4. Never again.

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed June 20, 2016

love walking the trail... lots of great views and many photo opportunities.. I will walk this trail again if I come back..

2  Thank Steve M
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Other than high clearance vehicles only. We enjoyed the views here, there are 5 primitive campsites here. You must obtain your permit from Panther Junction Visitor Center before camping here. They are open til 5pm, so time your drive before going and expect the campsites...More

4  Thank pyindeem
Reviewed April 10, 2015

Visited on 4/7/15 and a half dozen times previously. Can't add a lot to what folks have said except the drive up the dirt track to the trailhead is not that bad. Made it easily in a Subaru Forester with street tires. A hard rain...More

7  Thank DanHoneylet J
Reviewed October 19, 2014

Drive in 4-5 miles on a rugged dirt road to the trail head. (A high clearance vehicle is mandatory!). The trail was gorgeous, as the desert had received a lot of rain in the prior weeks, and everything was in bloom. When you hit the...More

7  Thank Redwolf_Journeys
Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a fantastic dirt road and hiking experience in Big Bend NP. Drive about 2 miles south on Glenn Springs dirt road, turn right onto Pine Canyon road for another 4+ miles. There are a couple of challenging washes on these dirt road and...More

10  Thank mrhackerott
Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is not one do do in summer, but was nice in March. Hike up to the place where the falls would be if we had rain. Still there is shade and great views ahead and behind you on the trail.

3  Thank Libby T
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We loved the varied terrain. From the sotol grasslands to the rocky areas dotted with pine trees. There are some areas where hikers need to pay close attention to their footing, especially coming down. We arrived at e falls just as the sun was hitting...More

3  Thank Texsox
Reviewed October 29, 2012

A "Jewel of Big Bend"! You need a high clearance vehicle to reach the trailhead, which I have twice rented just to get to this delightful hike. First a mostly uphill walk through 1.5 miles of desert country surrounded by foothills of the Chisos Mountains,...More

7  Thank Steven M
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