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From desert backdrops to scenic mountaintops, Terlingua offers endless camping possibilities.

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Lynn y B's land
26 sites · RVs, Tents80 acres · Terlingua, Texas    
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Cosmic Cowboys
15 sites · Lodging10 acres · Terlingua, TexasCosmic Cowboys is a 10 acre property overlooking Big Bend National and State Parks. Located on...
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Perdido Overland Overnight Camp
2 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · TexasWe bought our property in 2003. Built our completely off-grid cabin in 2009, and moved out here full time in 2015. Since 2015 we've been continually improving our property and in 2019 had the idea to start a small campsite on the backside of our property in a private valley. A valley that while private and secluded has excellent 360 degree views.
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7/11 Camp House
7 sites · Tents10 acres · TexasTerlingua Ranch Road is a rural, off-grid community with limited cell service and Wi-Fi. There is...
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Caja Caliente
7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · TexasCaja Caliente is a remote and off-grid 5 acre parcel that is used for recreational camping. It...
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Dusty Paddle
7 sites · RVs, Tents42 acres · TexasOnce a sea, this now desert campground offers views of the mountains into Mexico and surrounding...
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9 Points Camp
2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · TexasOur family has owned property, on Terlingua Ranch, since the 1970's.  Since that time, we've...
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Sky Ranch Terlingua
3 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Texas Sky Ranch is the result of a love for the desert and for 1980s post-apocalyptic movies. A place...
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Terrymar Pavilion
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Jackass Flats Campground
20 sites · RVs, TentsTerlingua Ranch / Alpine, TexasLocated 25 miles north of Terlingua, TX on State Highway 118, close to the historic Comanche Trail, under the brilliant west Texas stars and below famous Nine Point Mesa. Within 25 miles of Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Terlingua Ghost Town, Rio Grande outfitters and river access. The area is not only famous for its rich ranching history but also for its diverse geology and awesome night skies. Enjoy the Terrymar Pavilion for group gatherings, picnicking or taking in the panoramic views, phenomenal night skies, sunrises and sunsets. View our resident Texas Longhorn steers and horses in the restored nineteenth century stock pens. but DO NOT GET CLOSE TO THE FENCE, THESE CATTLE ARE STOCK, not PETS.  Biscuit the Burro might even make an appearance. A WASH STATION is available behind the pavilion to wash dishes and hands. Be sure to FILL YOUR WATER tank before arriving.  NON POTABLE water can be accessed. There is no city water services available in our area. Stay connected with free Wi-Fi at The Little Burro Country Store which is also on premises.  We offer wood/snacks/groc/ice and food items to meet your needs.
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Paisano Azul Ranch
8 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · TexasPaisano Azul Ranch is on 30 acres located by Terlingua Creek. The property is just minutes from the Terlingua Ghost Town and a short 3 mile drive to the Big Bend National park.  Come pitch your tent or park your camper amid the peaceful desert hillside with views of plateaus that lead to the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park. There is a fire pit on site for you to toast marshmallows or cozy up near, and you can enjoy a bite to eat at the picnic table provided at each site. The picnic tables are placed beneath shade sails.  There are two nice and new desert tan flushing Porta-Potties on-site, as well as showers for guests to use. These come in handy after a long day hiking.  We hope you'll enjoy the beautiful open sky sunsets, sunrises, and stargazing as much as we do.  We are located just 3 miles from the entrance to Big Bend National Park. There are plenty of opportunities to get out and explore - you can hike, bike, canoe & kayak, off-road, swim, go horseback riding, visit hot springs, as well as visit restaurants, galleries, and listen to great music in Terlingua. There is something for everyone to feel free to bring the whole family.  Additional details to note: - You can stay connected if you'd like to, as cell reception and wifi are both available on our property. Feel free to unplug during your stay though.  - Seeing other campers on your trip at the campsite is very standard, as the sites are far enough apart to feel like they are yours, but they are not private.  - Potable water is provided on-site.  Please feel free to reach out with any questions and we look forward to your stay. 
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Rio Bravo Ranch
4 sites · RVs, Tents1000 acres · Presidio, TexasRio Bravo Ranch is a family owned ranch that borders the Rio Grande and Casa Piedra Road.  We have cultured a love for camping and the outdoors on this ranch as children and young adults.  One day we were sitting on "the backside," enjoying the amazing vistas, solitude and a campfire when the idea came to us that we should share this amazing place with others seeking this type of experience.  We tried to think about what makes camping enjoyable to us - no immediately adjacent campers, a nice fire ring/shade structure, a nice, large tent site and vistas with unobstructed views.  We have incorporated this into our campground design which, when completely finished, will encompass several hundred acres of Chihuahuan desert vistas.  We are also fortunate enough to have a large riparian area on the property.  It is in this area, amongst the 40ft tall cottonwood and willows, we often find Gambel's Quail, Scaled Quail, Javelina and numerous bird species including the occasional turkey.  We would love nothing more than to share this wonderful place, where we grew up, with souls seeking solitude, adventure and inspiration.  Our eastern entrance is just a few miles outside the Big Bend Ranch State Park boundary, conveniently located on Casa Piedra road about 1.6 miles north of FM 170.
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Robert and Debbie's beautiful Eco-Ranch, built from the ground up
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Eco-Ranch Sustainable Living Center
29 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Alpine, TexasOur "ranch" is just a piece of raw desert that we have painstakingly transformed into a working,...
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On the edge of the Chihuahuan Desert lies the sleepy little Texas town of Terlingua. Folks might call this a ghost town, but tourists keep it alive due to its proximity to Big Bend National Park. With over 800,000 acres to explore in Big Bend, it’s no wonder travelers flock to the area. There’s no shortage of activities to enjoy year-round. Stay for a day hike or plot out your week-long backcountry itinerary. With such diverse topography, you can traverse over twenty miles of trails in the Chisos Mountains. Or enjoy scenic hikes along the banks of the Rio Grande River. Being this close to the mighty river means plenty of opportunities to raft and canoe its waters. So where should you stay if you visit Terlingua? This region offers plenty of RV parks and tent camping. For luxury amenities, check out Maverick Ranch RV Park, located at the Lajitas Golf Resort. Relax at the spa, hit the links, or explore trails via horseback. Another popular spot to park your RV for the night is BJ’s RV Park. Big rig and pet-friendly, campers will enjoy amenities like Wi-Fi, full hook-ups, and a community kitchen. Are you looking to stay inside Big Bend? Tent camping is welcome at Chisos Basin Campground. Campers can choose from 60 sites with access to running water, grills, and picnic tables. You are conveniently located near some of the most popular hiking trails in the park, like Window Trail. Bring your mountain bike as the park has an extensive back road system. Or travel the scenic paved roads via motorcycle. Don’t worry if you aren’t able to hit everything on your list. It’s a great excuse to plan yet another trip to Terlingua.

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