2 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

2 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

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Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Big Bend National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park day trip planning site .

Expect a daytime high around 66°F in December, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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