Camping in Big Bend Backcountry

Camping in Big Bend Backcountry

One family fulfills a longtime dream of backcountry camping in Big Bend National Park!

GETTING HERE

Getting here can be half the fun, but not if you don’t plan well. Big Bend is one of the most remote areas of the lower 48 states.

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Chisos Basin Pinnacles Trail

Chisos Basin Pinnacles Trail

Paul and Marsha Weaver documented their stay in the Big Bend in many blog posts. Here, they share wonderful views and insights from Pinnacles Trail in Big Bend National park.

Coming Home

Coming Home

One time I had opened a book about America’s national parks to a page showing a steep canyon. A muddy river flowed out of it, and at its edge, on a rocky beach, sat a cowboy on a horse. The text spoke of jagged mountains, sheer canyons, and hundred-mile vistas. Without knowing anything more, I longed to go there. The page header read: Big Bend National Park, Texas.