Cool it Big Bend style

Cool it Big Bend style

A visit to Big Bend during the summer time can cast a hot spell on visitors! You’ll want to keep coming back if you consider these tips for travel!

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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Big Bend 5-day Itinerary

Big Bend 5-day Itinerary

Follow Ann on a 5-day roundtrip to Big Bend from Houston, Texas, where she shares great photo stops and a time table for visiting some of Big Bend National Park’s top sights.

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.

Four Wheel Drive access hikes: Ernst Tinaja Trail

Four Wheel Drive access hikes: Ernst Tinaja Trail

Be sure to explore all your National Park has to offer! Put Ernst Tinaja Trail on the list of must-see hikes!

Joe Nick’s Big Bend Top Ten

Joe Nick’s Big Bend Top Ten

Visit Big Bend asked Joe Nick Patoski, prolific Texas author, to do a Top Ten for visitors headed to the faraway part of the state Patowski affectionately dubbed “Texas of the Imagination.”

The Lost Mine Trail Experience: Low Barrier To Entry, High Pay Out

The Lost Mine Trail Experience: Low Barrier To Entry, High Pay Out

Follow Tom Roush on the Lost Mine Trail: “I can’t speak highly enough of this hike. The investment versus the reward is very favorable to the hiker. There were many kids on the trail and at the top, so it’s easy and safe enough for tiny tikes.”