5 days in Big Bend National Park Itinerary

5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rio Grande Village Nature Trail and Fort Leaton. Go for a jaunt from Big Bend National Park to Terlingua to see Terlingua Trading Company about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Big Bend National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take an unorthodox tour of Chihuahuan Desert, get advice or help at Rio Grande Village, trek along S Rim Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Chisos Mountains.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Big Bend National Park trip itinerary builder .

Expect a daytime high around 61°F in January, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Fort Leaton, Big Bend National Park, Terlingua Trading Company
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Rio Grande Village Nature Trail ©
Rio Grande Village Nature Trail
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Emory Peak
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Terlingua Trading Company

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