big bend hiking trails

ShareTweet After a full day of hiking and photos in the Castolon section of Big Bend National park including the Sam Nail Ranch, the Home Wilson Ranch, Tuff Canyon, The Burro Mesa Pouroff, The Sotol Vista Overlook and the Mule Ears Overlook this would be the last day at Big Bend National Park.  The day […]

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ShareTweet The Burro Mesa Pouroff Trail At Big Bend National Park is a relatively short, easy hiking trail that is in the Castolon section of Big Bend National Park.  It goes a half-mile from a parking area along the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive in Big Bend National Park.  The Burro Mesa Pouroff itself it an […]

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ShareTweet Near the Castolon section of Big Bend National Park you will find one of many hiking trails out to the Mule Ears, two large rock formations a few miles off in the distance from the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.  The trail to the Mule Ears spring is a total of 3.8 miles round trip […]

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ShareTweet After a good night sleep at the Chisos Basin Campground at Big Bend National Park there was a full day of hiking and exploration ahead.   Today would be a move to the Cottonwood Campground in the Castolon section of Big Bend.  After breakfast and a “bucket bath” the tent and everything in it was […]

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ShareTweet The hike to Oak Spring at Big Bend National Park can be accomplished in a couple ways.  It can be either a completely flat hike along a dirt road that branches off the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive not to far from the Sam Nail Ranch or it can be reached by hiking the Window […]

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ShareTweet If you enter Big Bend National Park through either of the main entrances and camp at the Chisos Basin or the Rio Campgrounds you may miss the most spectacular canyon hike in Big Bend.   The Santa Elena Canyon is out of the way on the west side of Big Bend and located near the […]

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ShareTweet After the move from the Big Bend Rio Campground to the Chisos Basin Campground and a relatively mellow day yesterday there was a whole new area of Big Bend National park to explore today!  The rest of the dozen eggs served as breakfast for the day so there was finally some protein in the […]

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ShareTweet The final full day at the Rio Campground at Big Bend National park started out with the bees buzzing in the trees just starting to flower.  A stop at the restroom water spigot to fill up the water bottles and a quick breakfast got the blood flowing and the body moving.  A short hike […]

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ShareTweet When you Visit Big Bend National Park there are a few canyon hiking trails that are rather spectacular to hike and take in the sights.  The Boquillas Canyon hiking trail near the Rio Campground at Big Bend is one of those hiking trails!  Another even more spectacular hike is the Santa Elena Canyon Hiking […]

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ShareTweet The Rio Nature Trail will probably be the first hiking trails you discover, hike and fall in love with at Big Bend National Park if you camp at the Rio Grande Village Campground or RV Park at Big Bend.  The trailhead for the Rio Nature Trail is right in the Rio campground so you […]

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