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Mountain View Lodge

3 sites · RVs, Tents7 acres · Fort Davis, TX
Formerly Mountain Trails Lodge, our property features stunning sunrises and sunsets, wildlife watching, and amazing dark skies viewing. Our on-site Cafe serves breakfast and lunch daily from 8am to 2pm/ We offer tent campsites and one RV site with electricity and water available, along with access to a restroom with shower and amenities, our pavilion with a gas grill and grilling tools, a fridge, ice, and picnic tables. We also have cabins for rent, visible on our website mountainviewlodgetx.com. We have seven acres convenient to many attractions, including McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Davis Mountains State Park, the Chihuahuan Desert Research Center, a 75-mile scenic loop, and more. Marfa, TX, a widely recognized community of world-renowned artists, is just a 20-minute drive away. Alpine, TX is also only 20 minutes away with more amenities and medical care facilities. We are located in a Dark Skies Reserve with spectacular night viewing of stars and the Milky Way, even without a telescope!
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Saddletramp Ranch

2 sites · RVs, Tents160 acres · Alpine, TX
Consistently drawn to the Big Bend area, after horseback riding and traveling all over Texas I decided to make it my home and have never looked back. The property is on and surrounded by other large ranches between Alpine and Terlingua, allowing space and privacy. Learn more about this land: Open range is a thing of the past, yet the ranches here intertwine, and the view goes on forever. Undulating hills of desert shrubs, cactus and rock – like an ocean with its waves. Just over 30 miles from Alpine and within an hour from the Big Bend National Park entrance. At a higher elevation than Terlingua, temps are at least 10 degrees cooler here. Easy access to Alpine, Marathon, Marfa, Fort Davis and Terlingua. Great location for Viva Big Bend or a stop-over on the way down south. We have two campsites available. Site 1 can accommodate trailers and Site 2 with primitive tent camping (or car camping) - no trailers. High clearance preferred with both sites, required for Site 2. Campsites are far enough apart to allow privacy. High desert camping, dark skies, views of Calamity Creek, Elephant Mountain, Santiago Mountains, Santiago Peak, Kokernot Mesa. 300 acres. No wifi currently or amenities other than pure peace, quiet and beautiful sunsets. Immerse yourself in the beauty and peacefulness of our high desert. 360 views! Campfire ability dependent on weather/wind. Improvements ongoing. Pack it in, pack it out. This is a wildlife exemption, please respect the desert. Rattlesnakes are more prevalent in the warmer months. Leave no trace! Please dispose of all human waste. No hunting or gathering of any kind allowed. Hiking roads is permitted, as well as on host property. Gates and sites are difficult to find after dark - please notify host if arriving after sunset. Specific/detailed directions will be sent upon booking. Owner lives nearby, out of sight. Yes - you may hear a donkey!
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Cholla Ranch Camp, Glamping Tents

3 sites · Lodging15 acres · Alpine, TX
Learn more about this land: Cholla Ranch Camp, situated in the Chihuahuan Desert of Far West Texas is both remote and convenient as it lies just a few miles from the small town of Alpine. This desert setting has been consistently used as a working ranch for decades. The camp is a 10 acre section we have dedicated to hosting guests out of the 1100 acre ranch. Two unique Glamping Tents and 1 Cabin are offered on the ranch to rent. Each unit offers indoor plumbing, comfy beds, refrigerator, microwave, heat and ac seasonally, a private deck, outdoor cooking space and much much more. From your deck is a direct view of the Twin Peaks during the day and spectacular stargazing at night. Pasture Horses and Cattle Roam the Property while Chickens stay safe in their oversized run. One part ranch, one part camp- all Far West Texas Desert. We supply a range of fantastic organic toiletries that help support our grey water system. Fresh Locally Ground Coffee and yes even snacks. Here at CRC we try to ensure your needs are well taking care of.  We look forward to your stay as a place to relax while being submerged in the history of the land.
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Rancho Estrella Marfa

1 site · Tent1 acre · Marfa, TX
Two country lots on the edge of Marfa. Hammocks, tent camping and vintage trailer rentals all surrounding an old adobe church which is over 100 years old. All located a half of a mile to the center of Marfa, Texas. The pictures and reviews tell the story. We offer plenty of places to camp and hammocks to sleep on. This is a mellow spot and peaceful for those who want to relax and take a deep breath. We don't host big parties and all nighters. Not our style.
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Agua Fria Adventure

4 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Study Butte, TX
Created by legendary automotive engineer, Carroll Shelby, Terlingua Ranch is nearly 200,000 acres nestled between 1.1 millions acres of wilderness in Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park. Star Haven's expansive vistas afford views of the state park 9 miles southwest, the national park 20 miles southeast and Nine Point Mesa 6 miles due east.  The broad horizons mean unobstructed views for star-gazing and the remote location means the least light pollution you'll find anywhere. After 45 years of leading groups hiking, climbing, rafting, and canoeing the Big Bend, we are glad to share our basecamp with you.
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Dusty Paddle

7 sites · RVs, Tents42 acres · Study Butte, TX
Once a sea, this now desert campground offers views of the mountains into Mexico and surrounding Terlingua, Texas area. Use your imagination and have fun at our tropical themed campground. There are plenty of cool rocks and an arroyo to explore on this 42 acres. Fossil And shell hunt, hike, bike, enjoy fabulous sunsets and the best stargazing possible. Keep a look out for awesome desert plants and wildlife. Feel free to bring a painted rock with your name, date, and where you are from to leave at your campsite. This campground is private and remote but conveniently located within 10 minutes of a store that is well stocked with Wi-Fi, ice, beer, propane and other necessities. This is an off grid campground. If you are looking to unplug, this place is for you. Please remember to bring whatever you need for a Boondocking experience, such as water, fuel, shade etc. Please stay on discernible roads, to help preserve this property and pack out ALL trash, human waste, and pet waste.
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Roy L.’s Land

3 sites · RVs, Tents3000 acres · Fort Davis, TX
Lizzard Mountain is located on Point of Rocks Ranch which was established in 1959 by my father Roy Rust Largent Jr., his brother David Largent, my grandfather Roy Rust Largent Sr. It is still a working ranch operated by my son Roy Rust Largent IV and is home of the original Miniature Hereford cattle.
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Cottonwood Creek Cabins -Alpine, TX

3 sites · Lodging30 acres · Alpine, TX
Cottonwood Creek Cabins is an idyllic private 30acre homestead with 5 custom built cabins and 1 glamping tipi, located just 10 mins south of Alpine, Texas. Situated at 5200ft in elevation, and removed from all nearby city noise and light pollution, the air is clean, the setting is quiet, and the dark night skies are perfect for star gazing. If you are looking to relax from the fast pace of the city and want a central hub for all Big Bend area has to offer, this is the ideal place to stay! 29 miles away located at the base of the Davis Mountains, Fort Davis is considered one of the best remaining examples of a Southwest frontier military post. In use from 1854 to 1891, it was also home to the famed Buffalo Soldiers. Visitors can explore more than 100 ruins and 24 buildings, including five that have been restored and furnished to their 1880s condition, on self-guided tours. Multimedia exhibits and displays offer a wealth of information, while costumed interpretive programs bring history to life. You’ll also find four miles of frontcountry and backcountry hiking trails, and although there is no camping inside the park, options are available in nearby Davis Mountains State Park and the town of Fort Davis. Just one mile furhter more than 2,700 acres of mile-high peaks—the highest is 5,600 feet—and rugged plains look out over the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert in Davis Mountains State Park. Wild scenery is a guarantee, whether you choose to explore by horseback or mountain bike, hike all the way to the Fort Davis National Historic Site, or picnic along Limpia Creek. Pets are allowed. Please make sure you pick up after them.
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Red Feather

2 sites · Tents7 acres · Fort Davis, TX
Learn more about this land:*Remote. No water connections, no electricity and 4x4 or AWD required.  All proceeds are considered by us to be donations, which go to preserving the natural beauty of West Texas (such as the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, Balmorhea State Park, and the Davis Mountains Preserve). Come escape the fast-paced city life and let time time stand still as you take in the spectacular views of the West Texas mountains. Bring your own tent, set up camp and enjoy the solitude and beauty of the western storms and whiskey gold sunsets. The stars at night are big and bright...Red Feather is nearly 8 acres of undisturbed land located deep in the Davis Mountains in far west Texas. Situated in southwestern Jeff Davis County and 5 miles from the highway on primitive roads, it is accessible only by four-wheel drive vehicles. We have a nice view of the McDonald Observatory (only 7.5 miles as the crow flies) and we are 35 minutes from Alpine and Marfa. *Please know this is a primitive campsite, there are no restrooms or trash receptacles.  You must be prepared to take out what you bring in.  Unfortunately, past guests have left it unkempt which makes us have to vet out who we will host.  Red Feather is not a spot for everyone, only experienced campers who have a true appreciation and respect for nature.  And if you do find the area untidy, please let us know.  Lastly, this is not a place for large group gatherings or a place to party.  ~Leave No Trace~
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BB Valley Overlook Camping

3 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Study Butte, TX
BB Valley Overlook Camping is a 20 acre property with 3 campsites, All three sites have picnic tables, fire rings, 12x12 shade covers and site #2 and #3 only have RV turn arounds for small RV's (16 foot or less). All sites have beautiful views of Nine Point Mesa, Black Hill, Southern and Western mountain ranges. This area is designated Dark Skies so star watching is great. Bring your telescopes! It is attached to Skydancer Ranch & Rescue who Rescue all kinds of animals in need. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091774065941 The property is 35 miles north of Big Bend National Park and 56 miles south of Alpine Texas on Terlingua Ranch. This is an off grid location with many dirt-road trails and dirt roads perfect for many off-road activities. 4x4 Vehicles must remain on dirt roads as all private property. There are a number of challenging and fun 4x4 roads within minutes of the campsites. Small country store 3.5 miles down the road, for shopping needs. Minutes from the Cactus Farm and Frontier Roadhouse. Depending on the dates of your visit, public music and Pot luck events happen a number of times a month. The National Park and Terlingua ghost town are 35 or so minutes south on 118. The hosts live on the a joining property and run a functioning Goat ranch with many farm animals. so Horse, donkey, chicken, dog, goat noises in the distance are common.
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AREA9: The Edge of Nowhere

1 site · RV, Tent40 acres · Terlingua, TX
I took a vacation by myself an drove to Terlingua. On my drive, I fell in love with the area. As I was driving, I noticed a few "for sale" signs along the way and thought how amazing it would be to own property in Big Bend. Most people fantasize about doing something like that, then dismiss the idea. Not me. About a year later, I purchased 40 acres of desert paradise.Terlingua Ranch is 200,000 acres near Terlingua, Texas. Terlingua Ranch is an interesting place that attracts a diverse group of people, from ranchers to artists.  There are many types of houses found here, each built according to the dreams of the respective land owners.This area is perfect when you want to just get away from it all. The stress will just fall off. Learn more about this land:This is truly an off-the-grid experience. Located in the Terlingua desert, 5 miles off the highway, this property has no electricity, no water, no wifi, no cell service, and no light pollution. It's a wide open desert landscape with mountain views on the horizon. If getting away from it all is your goal, you found the right place.
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Looking for an unforgettable camping experience near Alpine, Texas? Hipcamp has over 700 options for you to choose from, specifically tailored to your hiking preferences. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or just starting out, you'll find the perfect campsite to suit your needs. With options starting as low as $5 per night and an average price of $30 per night, there's something for every budget. Check out top campsites like Goat Pens, Cigar Springs Ranch, Paisano Azul Ranch, and Smiling Dog Ranch, each with hundreds of reviews to help you make an informed decision. Enjoy popular amenities like potable water, trash facilities, and campfires, and take part in thrilling activities such as whitewater paddling, hiking, and biking. Get ready for an epic hiking adventure!

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