S Rim Trail, Big Bend National Park

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S Rim Trail is located in Big Bend National Park. Put S Rim Trail at the forefront of your travel plans using our Big Bend National Park trip itinerary website .
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  • Cresting a nondescript meadow at the south rim, your jaw drops open as you see for hundreds of miles in all directions. This hike is a MUST! Park volunteer recommended ascending the Pinnacles and we a...  more »
  • Great Hike - we were only planning to do the 12 miles or so of the South Rim Loop but inadvertently did the additional 3 miles of Northeast Rim Loop & glad we did - the views from both trails were inc...  more »
  • Take the long drive up the road along the river that runs between the US and Mexico. Lots of great views to see  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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