3 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

3 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

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Big Bend National Park

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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.
Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Big Bend National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chisos Mountains, stroll through Lost Mine Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Santa Elena Canyon.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Big Bend National Park route planning app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Del Rio International Airport and Midland International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Big Bend National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Santa Elena Canyon

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