Big Bend National Park Backcountry Camping
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Overview

Location
Address: 1 Panther Junction, Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834
GPS: 29.327517, -103.205545
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Local Directions: From Interstate 10, take highway 385 south to Fort Stockton and then on to Marathon. From Marathon, go 40 miles south on Highway 385 to the north entrance of Big Bend National Park. Drive straight 26 miles to Park Headquarters at Panther Junction.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-432-477-1158
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-444-6777
Website: https://www.nps.gov/bibe/plany...
Email: bibe_info@nps.gov
Office Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM

Open
All year
Check In: 1 PM
Check Out: 12 PM
  Sites
106 Tent Sites, 106 Backpacking Sites, 106 No Hookup

Rates
Daily Rates: $10.00

Facilities & Services
No Showers, No Toilets, No Water, Vault Toilets

Recreation
Canoeing, Hiking, Kayaking

Policies
All Ages, Pet Restrictions
 
Description
Backcountry Camping/Primitive Roadside Campsites

Chisos Mountain Backpacking Campsites
- 42 designated campsites

Primitive Roadside Campsites
- 64 primitive campsites along backcountry roads
- a high-clearance and sometimes 4-wheel drive vehicle is necessary to reach most of them. These sites are primitive backcountry sites and will not accommodate large RVs and trailers. Plan accordingly.

You can obtain a permit in person at Panther Junction and Chisos Basin Visitor Centers.
Sites
Total Sites106
   
Tent Sites106
   
Backpacking Sites106
No Hookup (106)
Rental Units
None
Rates
Sites Miscellaneous
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
No Showers  
No Toilets   on primitive roadside campsites
No Water  
Vault Toilets   along the Chisos Mountains Trail System
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
Bird Watching  
Boating  
Canoeing  
Hiking  
Kayaking  
Wildlife Watching  
Events

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