Big Bend National Park Cottonwood Campground
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Overview

Location
Address: Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834
GPS: 29.138569, -103.523538
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Local Directions: From Interstate 10, take State Highway 385 south to Fort Stockton and into Marathon. From Marathon, drive 40 miles south on State Highway 385 to the north entrance of Big Bend National Park. Drive straight for 26 miles to Park Headquarters at Panther Junction. Turn right at the intersection and go 13 miles west. Take a left at the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive and drive 23 miles to Cottonwood Campground. Note: Old Maverick Road is a an unpaved road that is very rough. GPS units may send you down that road. Do not take it unless you have four wheel drive and high clearance.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-432-477-2251
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-444-6777
Website: http://www.nps.gov/bibe/planyo...
Email: bibe_info@nps.gov

Open
November 1 to April 30
Check In: 1 PM
Check Out: 12 PM

  Sites
22 RV Sites, 22 Tent Sites, 1 Group Site, 22 No Hookup

Rates
Daily Rates: $16.00

Facilities & Services
Bathhouse / Restrooms, Vault Toilets, Water Spigots (non site)

Recreation
Biking, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking

Policies
All Ages, Pet Restrictions, Reservation Required
 
Description
Walk-in Group Tent Camp

Group tent camp can accommodate 9-25 campers and 13 tents. Fee is $60/night. No RVs or trailers allowed.
Sites
Total Sites22
RV Sites22
   
Tent Sites22
Group Sites1
   
  
  
No Hookup (22)
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None
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Sites Miscellaneous
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Basic Groceries  
Bathhouse / Restrooms  
Ice  
Vault Toilets  
Water Spigots (non site)  
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
Amphitheater  
Biking  
Bird Watching   Mexican Mallard, Lucifer Hummingbird, Mexican Jay, Black-capped and Gray Vireos, and Varied Bunting
Canoeing  
Fishing  
Hiking  
Kayaking  
Wildlife Watching   Javelinas, Bobcats, Bears
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Reviews
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Great!
biglucy
Bronze
June 29, 2015
One of the most beautiful National Parks to visit! RV park is clean, well maintained, with nice shower and bathroom facilities. Lot to see in this area, good hiking and touring! Close to Terlingua.

We stayed here in a Class A Motorhome.
 
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5 star rating
Best Park in Big Bend
teardroper
Bronze
February 18, 2013
Quiet, well-run campground. No generators allowed. The Javelina provided hours of entertainment. New vault-type toilets kept very clean. Stayed in a Teardrop Trailer.
 
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