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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  • Take the long drive up the road along the river that runs between the US and Mexico. Lots of great views to see  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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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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