S Rim Trail, Big Bend National Park

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S Rim Trail is located in Big Bend National Park. To visit S Rim Trail and other attractions in Big Bend National Park, use our Big Bend National Park travel itinerary maker.
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  • June 22, 2017
    I believe the first day was about 9 miles to get to our campsite. From the trailhead we took the right fork because we were told it was less strenuous but longer. We had 80lb packs so we figured it wo...  more »
  • June 12, 2017
    Our favorite place, my husband has been to the park about 20 times and this was my 8th trip. The south rim loop is a must-do! It took us a little over 7 hours today in the heat but worth every minute!...  more »
  • May 8, 2017
    The South Rim trails can be done as a loop from the parking area at Chisos Mountain Lodge. I say trails, because the rim has southwest/south and southeast segments, one or more of which may be closed ...  more »

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Where to stay in Big Bend National Park

To spend the night in Big Bend National Park, pitch your tent in one of three developed campgrounds or bunk down in one of the rooms or cottages at the Chisos Mountains Lodge. Of the three campgrounds, Chisos Basin, known for colorful mountain sunsets, is easiest to reach. Rio Grande Village and Cottonwood, however, provide scenic settings of their own along the Rio Grande River. A few motels lie just outside the park, but options are limited. If you need a broader range of choices, consider staying in Marfa, a two-hour drive north of the heart of the park.
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