National Park Lodging
Big Bend National Park has only one lodge/hotel within its boundaries, Chisos Mountains lodge. There are three developed campgrounds and many backroad campsites available as well.
Big Bend National Park, Has 3 developed campgrounds with paved access, all suitable for tent camping, trailers, and RVs: Rio Grande Village, Chisos Basin, and Cottonwood Campground. A campsite reservation system is available at www.ReserveUSA.com.
The Chisos Mountains Lodge & Cabins, Nestled in the high Chisos Mountains, the lodge features a restaurant, conveniences store and gift shop.
The Basin Campground, Is rugged and hilly, most sites are unsuitable for RVs. The main road to the basin has lots of curves, and a 15% grade. Trailers over 20 feet and RVs over 24 feet are discouraged.
Cottonwood Campground, on the west side of the park, is along the banks of the Rio Grande, near Castolon and convenient to Santa Elena Canyon. There is potable water pit toilets, but no dumping station.