Big Bend has inspired authors for centuries. The magnificent landscapes and peaceful atmosphere make for a wonderful story setting. Most of the following are written by local authors and bloggers with more content to come. Follow our posts to read some of this work here.
Preserving The Environment When Cycling
by Molly Clark When you head out on an adventure on your bike, you are doing many things to help the environment. After all, it is an eco-friendly and healthy form of transportation that doesn’t leave a carbon footprint. But, if you aren’t careful and if you don’t work to preserve the environment while cycling, […]
3 Dreamy Days in Big Bend, Texas
Craggy canyons tower over the mighty Rio Grande in west Texas, separating the United States from Mexico. The Big Bend area of Texas offers a blissful coexistence of mountain terrain and desert plains. Entire mesas covered with branchy ocotillo plants and blooming yucca reach sky high. More than a national park and state park, Big Bend […]
Hiking Trails for Young Children in Big Bend National Park
By Belle Peña-Lancaster Planning a trip to the Big Bend Region with children in tote can be a bit intimidating. The road wear you incur while traveling just to get to the Brewster County line is unavoidable, however it’s completely worth it. From one family to another let us share our favorite hiking trails for […]
Big Bend 4th of July Parades
Celebrate the 4th in Big Bend country! Have fun at the 4th of July parades in Marathon and Terlingua!
West Fest Cabrito Cook Off
Marathon, Texas West Fest Cabrito Cook Off brings competitive cooking and crafts to Post Park to raise funds for Marathon Volunteer Fire Department each year!
Marathon Quilt and Craft Show
The Marathon Quilt and Craft Show is a long-running, free event held one Saturday each year at the Community Center in Marathon, usually in September.
New Moon Nights in Marathon
Come to Big Bend for great night skies! Marathon’s New Moon Fest celebrates dark starry nights with educational talks, star parties, tacos, music, and more!
Big Bend’s Oasis at Post Park in Marathon, TX
Post Park is a wellspring in the Big Bend region. Enjoy a picnic under shade trees near a spring-fed pond at this beautiful park the next time you’re in Marathon!
Critters of Big Bend
In Big Bend, you’ll find wildlife crossing the land, birds and bats flying high above, constellation critters dotting the night sky, and fossil creatures buried deep below! Enjoy Big Bend wildlife on your next visit!
5 Reasons You Need to Experience Summer Nights in Big Bend
From spectacular stargazing to amazing sunset horseback rides, these are the top reasons you need to experience Big Bend’s magical summer evenings.
Camping in Big Bend Backcountry
One family fulfills a longtime dream of backcountry camping in Big Bend National Park!