This listing is ALMOST an exact duplicate of our main listing and was created for those wanting to camp with a large group. We have built seven large campsites that can accommodate up to twelve people, three tents, four vehicles, or 1-2 RVs. This listing is ONLY to book those campsites, as the price is higher than our other camp sites, but less than if you paid for
This listing is ALMOST an exact duplicate of our main listing and was created for those wanting to camp with a large group. We have built seven large campsites that can accommodate up to twelve people, three tents, four vehicles, or 1-2 RVs. This listing is ONLY to book those campsites, as the price is higher than our other camp sites, but less than if you paid for extra people. If you have six or less in your party, you may want to just book one of the "regular" sites.
Many campers book here because they could not get a site IN the National park. That is fine, but we really are a destination spot on our own and we urge you to give our campground a try! You WILL return again!!
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, do NOT try to come here using a map program or GPS unit!!! These will route you down non-existent or impassable roads & we cannot pull you out if you get stuck! Just write us and we will send you safe, detailed directions down easily traversed roads. You may phone as well, but we don't always receive voice mail promptly.
This is a 100% off-grid working poultry/goat/aquaponics ranch! We usually have fresh eggs, seasonal vegetables and even poultry meat available for you to purchase. We also have blocks of ice available for your cooler.
EVERY SITE is spacious and a good distance from others, unintentionally, but effectively: "SOCIAL DISTANCED"! Both Robert & Debbie are fully vaccinated against Covid. We will not require proof of vaccination, but do request that all guests who are not vaccinated, respect mainstream science & medicine and wear masks, or keep your distance.
For a complete, up-to-date description of our campground & ranch, please go to the "Eco-Ranch Sustainable Living Center" listing...… but do reserve this large site on the page!
Your great reviews have placed us as "finalists" in the rankings for "The Best Campground In Texas" for the last two years running! OUTSIDE MAGAZINE recently ranked us the BEST HIPCAMP CAMPGROUND near Big Bend National Park as well!
COME SEE WHY!!!!
- Check in: After 9AM
- Check out: Before 3PM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out
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This IS NOT "outside the convenience store firewood" that is factory bundled!...Read more
One dozen farm fresh eggs!
Since we are a working poultry (and goat and aquaponics) ranch, we think it a...Read more
Water is scarce in the desert in the best of times, so we like most others, m...Read more
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
If you have your own bicycle, there are many miles of roads and trails in the area.
We do NOT have swimming on the grounds. However, there is a spring fed pond about three miles from the site and so long as you ...Read more
We are in the Central Flyway and there is a large variety of migrating birds passing through. Javelina, Aoudad, Coyote, Deer an...Read more
Natural features you'll find at Eco-Ranch Large Group Camping in Texas.
This is the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert, 20 miles from both Big Bend National Park & Big Bend Ranch State Park. The elevat...Read more
We are situated in a basin about seven miles in diameter, surrounded by 4500'+ mountains. The views are outstanding!
A privately owned swimming hole is three miles from the property. So long as you are respectful of the property and clean up af...Read more
We are a working poultry & goat farm. These are contained in their own area. Visitors are welcome to see, interact with & feed ...Read more
There is a circular driveway into the ranch and campground, which allows easy access for all vehicles and RVs.
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We really enjoyed our stay here! So much more personable and unique than a public state or national park campground. Robert was great to meet and had lots of information to share on Big Bend, Terlingua, and the surrounding areas.
Unforgettable experience. The hosts are incredibly welcoming and the sustainable system they have set up is very interesting. The views on the property are breathtaking and I can not wait to come back to this spot.
Gorgeous camping + fun hosts
I booked the large group site for myself + 3 kiddos because it was all that was left at the last minute, but there were plenty of campsites available. I opted for a smaller site close to the community kitchen + bathrooms. I do suggest camping a little further away from the main house if you don’t want to hear the poultry periodically throughout the night ramping up to their morning avian rave, but Robert singing to them eat the start of each day was a highlight! Eco Ranch is great when you want a step up from 100% primitive camping with some proximity to other humans. (I appreciate that in rattlesnake country). It was pretty lively during our week stay over spring break, so I wager it is probably a lot quieter during other times. The land is absolutely stunning & the kids had a blast traversing all of the surrounding mini-canyons while I looked on from above within sight & earshot preparing meals. Definitely recommend!
January covid visit!
This camp is perfect for a short term visit. We had to call ahead for specific directions because if you don’t you will get completely lost. The hosts were inconsistent with turning on the water and we had to consistently go up to the main house to ask them to turn it on. We bought firewood with our reservation and didn’t receive it when we first arrived so we asked for it the next morning and the host was less than jolly when answering the door at 8 am. He then told us not to wake him before 9 am, which is totally understandable but just thought that should have been in the email with instructions.
Pack emergency toilet paper because the bathroom may not have any some mornings! The views are great and the ground we slept on wasn’t super hard which made the nights easier!
Great host, toilets and shower.
Robert makes you feel very welcomed. From the time you get there, he guides you to your site and tell you what options available to you at the time. Flushing toilets and hot showers were the deal maker, but everything of this site is really nice. You're camping on the desert with many commodities. Definitely would use Eco-Ranch camp again.