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.
Take a break from Big Bend National Park with a short trip to Big Bend Ranch State Park in Presidio, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Big Bend National Park. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chisos Mountains, hike along Lost Mine Trail, and explore the striking landscape at The Window.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Big Bend National Park trip planner.

In December, daily temperatures in Big Bend National Park can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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