Drive

Drive

Most who visit Big Bend drive a personal vehicle. Public transportation is available, but not always most convenient. From most cities of origin, there is a fastest way to get to the National Park Area, as well as alternate routes that sometimes offer more scenery and less stress than the relentless pace of US 90 and Interstates 10 and 20.

Weather
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Intermittent clouds
Intermittent clouds
51°F
humidity: 43%
wind speed: 3 m/s NE
wind gusts: 6 m/s
UV-Index: 0
Precipitation: 0in / 0%
sunrise: 07:30
sunset: 17:55
 
Drive from Houston

Drive from Houston

Fastest way to drive to  Big Bend from Houston is take I-10 about 200 mi. to San Antonio, and either continue I-10 about 315 mi. to Fort Stockton, or you can take US 90 from San Antonio about 160 mi.

Drive from Dallas

Drive from Dallas

There are three major routes to drive from the Dallas-Fort Worth area to Big Bend, take the fast way, or choose a more round about, scenic route.

Motorcycles

Motorcycles

Motorcycles are very popular in Big Bend. The winding mountain highways, amazing vistas and low traffic are a perfect combination for motorcycles of all descriptions. The extensive back roads in the area offer loads of challenging fun for the dual sport crowd.