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, […]
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.
Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa overlooks the legendary Rio Grande, and is nestled between the crown jewelry of scenic Texas: Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park. The 18 hole championship golf course is rated one of the top 5 in Texas by Dallas Morning News.