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Big Bend National Park, spanning 1,251.8 square miles, promises visitors a wide variety of unique experiences.
- FUN FACTS –
*Established in 1944, Big Bend National Park was set aside as a respite for future generations.         
*Big Bend is home to more than a thousand species of plants, mammals and birds.         
*The only place in the United State to see the Mexican Long-nosed bat.
Big Bend Year Round
What is the best time to visit Big Bend National Park?
Winter: It may not be a white Christmas, but a holiday visit to Big Bend during winter is worth seeing.
Spring: You’d be hard pressed to find a less than perfect day during the spring camping season. Springtime in Big Bend is temperate, and sunshine filled.
Summer: Because of the weather, camping isn’t as popular. However, the RV with air conditioning helps you enjoy Big Bend in the summer months
Autumn: The temperate is generally mild and sunny. Also, visitors typically have optimal weather without the large crowds that come in spring.  
Where to Stay
Big Bend National Park has some great options for camping: 
Rio Grande Village RV Campground. Amenities: The only RV site that offers full hook-ups to campers. Additionally, this site is surrounded by grassy areas and trees.
Cottonwood Campground. Amenities: Cottonwood Campground is a shaded oasis that is nestled between the Castolon Historic District and the Santa Elena Canyon. This RV campground is quiet and secluded.
Chisos Basin Campground. Amenities: For adventurous backpackers, consider the Chisos Basin Campground. This campground is conveniently located near several popular trailheads.  
Things to Do
Apart from camping, this is what else you can do in the park:
Experience the Fossil Discovery Exhibit
Visit the Fossil Discovery Exhibit—Big Bend’s coolest family-friendly attraction. This fossil exhibit is home to more than 130 million years of geological history.
Visit the Hot Springs
In colder weather, you can take a dip in the hot springs located at the edge of the Rio Grande River.
Explore the Desert
The desert is your playground—explore Big Bend’s backcountry and participate in numerous outdoor activities!
To see where you could include Big Bend National Park as part of a longer trip, please see our fantastic Tourbook with 31 suggested itineraries https://www.rvcheckin.com/tour_book/CA-Tourbook.pdf  including Houston to Las Vegas via Big Bend . For more information and how to book, contact your tour operator.    

 

Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 12/05/2020

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