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Rio Grande Village Campground

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Bend is awesome. Its calm and majestic mountains set the mood for the entire stay. I enjoyed thoroughly as well as my family along with my 3 year old daughter. and yeah kids...nothing to worry about. Only thing i would say is pack enough food and water for the family. We camped at Rio grande.. its the best for... More 

Thank neoind
Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the Panther junction visitor center about 6:00 PM on a Saturday evening to find my desired campground, Chisos Basin, full. RGV was open so I drove the 23 miles there and found a campsite. Paying for the site was interesting: you pick up a small buff envelope at the information board at entrance to campground; drive around until... More 

Thank Mike R
Nederland, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We visited this campground to see if we wanted to pull our RV over. We are so glad we decided to stay back near Study Butte-Terlingua area. The RV park is a converted parking lot, although sufficient for an RV, it doesn't offer much else.

Thank P-n-DTravelinDuo
Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Wow is this a desolate campground. It is a parking lot, but does have electricity which is critical in June. Showers are pay, but fine. Didn't realize that some of the visitor centers shut down in the summer, but it does make sense - few people venture here in June.

Thank MPS333
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The spot we got (site 89) had some good shade and a nice grassy spot to set up the tent. The bathrooms and dumpster were close, but not too close. The restrooms aren't as nice as some of the State parks we've been to (no showers or hand soap). One thing to know about the river area is that it... More 

Thank katedmc
League City, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

We have camped in the Rio Grande Village Campground several times because it has full hookups. The area without hookups is more scenic, but we prefer the convenience of hookups. We have reservations in this campground this Spring (2016). We recommend this campground because it is the only one with hookups inside the NP.

3 Thank Tuna77573
San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Yes the full hook up facility is basically a parking lot but I'm glad I stayed there. Site backed up to a grassy strip with huge cottonwood trees. Convenient to store, showers, etc and also walking distance to Rio Grande. Having full hook ups was a blessing when it hit 93 degrees. Store manager was very friendly. Boquillas Canyon is... More 

2 Thank R N
Bushnell, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

The full-hookup campground is an asphalt parking lot. It is HOT, but convenient to the store, showers, laundry, and spotty wifi. The NON-hookup campground has very convenient bathrooms, and stays cooler. Both are right for someone, just know what you are paying for.

5 Thank VespagirL55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We camped at the full hookup sites in the village. Which is basically a parking lot with hookups. The sites are small but who cares! The views were priceless. There are a few trials heads near the campgrounds. They are easy to access. The store has some food and they do sell gas and diesel. It's pricey but your in... More 

3 Thank Allison C
Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

As others have stated, you are off the grid. The sites are spaced apart nicely, however, when I go back to Big Bend someday, I will camp at Cottonwood. Many more hiking opportunities without driving so far.

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Additional Information about Rio Grande Village Campground

Address: Rio Grande Village, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
Location: United States > Texas > Big Bend National Park
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Rio Grande Village Campground Hotel Big Bend National Park
Rio Grande Village Campground Big Bend National Park, Texas
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