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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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like S Rim Trail and Emory Peak. Get outdoors at Big Bend National Park and Lost Mine Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Big Bend Ranch State Park in Presidio (about 1h 05 min away).

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Bend National Park online travel route planner .

In December, daily temperatures in Big Bend National Park can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park
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