Join us in the Frontier Lands of the Chihuahuan Desert, along the Scenic Rio Grande and atop the mesas of the Bofecillos Mountains. Ride Horseback with us next to Big Bend National Park, in Big Bend Ranch State Park and throughout the Chihuahua Desert and mountains of Far West Texas. Or, spend summer time in […]
All outfitters are not created equal. So, every day our goal is to perform at the top end of our industry, whether it’s in the way we welcome you or the quality of the equipment we use or the way our guides are hand-picked for skill, outdoor knowledge and friendliness. We want to be your […]
Big Bend River Tours is located on FM 170 West, just after the Highway 118 junction. Our hearts remain true to the area, as we prefer to operate ONLY in the Big Bend. We are centrally located near several motels, restaurants, stores and gas stations and only 3 miles from the western entrance to Big Bend National […]
Earth and Fire Imports carries an assortment of fine ceramics and metalwork from Mexico, as well as displays work by local artists A resident artist program allows visitors to meet local artists at the shop and learn how the beautiful landscape inspires and informs their work.
The Trading Company boasts an extraordinary inventory of southwestern U. S. and Mexican influenced gifts and collectibles, including an outstanding book and map section. Open 10:00am – 9:00pm almost always.
Is in the Chisos Mining Company office. It is a classic souvenir shop, neat stuff for not much money. They feature a selection of rocks and fossils, along with kitschy memorabilia. No Santa Fe styled art, or pricey cowboy chic. Located in Chisos Mining Company Motel. Highway 170, Study Butte.
Fine jewelry hand crafted by the proprietor, stained glass, precious and semi- precious stones, mineral specimens and eclectic surprises. Open most of the time. Highway 118, just south of the junction of 170 and 118.
Terlingua Gallery’s new space is now open – located on highway 118 at Bee Mountain, just a mile north of the junctions of Hwy 118 and Farm Rd. 170, in Terlingua Texas. Terlingua Gallery first opened by painter Bonnie Wunderlich in 2000 and was located at the “Y” junction of 118 & 170 for 3 […]
James Evans is a keen observer of the Big Bend, which is reflected in his fine B&W photography. The gallery also displays original works by other southwestern artists. Across the tracks, Ave. D and South 1st St.
This hidden little spring fed pond, surrounded by Cottonwood trees is another bird magnet in the dry desert. Just a few miles south of Marathon this peaceful little county park provides birders with lots of Vermilion Flycatchers, Golden-fronted Woodpeckers, Lesser Goldfinches, Black Phoebes, Cactus Wrens and lots of other activity.
A nicely shaded low desert oasis off the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive. An old windmill that is allowed to continue to pump water keeps pecan trees, Mexican persimmon, fig, and a wide variety of native plants alive at this abandoned old ranch site. These in turn provide shelter for a great variety of birds. Varied bunting, […]
Desert Sports specializes in mountain biking and river running in both Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park. Our dedicated staff has a special interest in exploring and sharing this corner of Texas in the Chihuahuan Desert. As one of Big Bend’s smallest outfitters, we can give your trip the special attention […]
Big Bend Ranch State Park offers outdoor recreation for the truly adventurous. This remote park features rugged mountains, steep canyons, amazing views, unparalleled night skies, and solitude in a high desert setting. The park stretches along the Rio Grande in far west Texas, on the U.S.-Mexico border. Things to Do Visitors can hike, mountain-bike, backpack, […]