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Mel's Place

· Study Butte, Brewster, Texas
20 acres hosted by Mel P.
3 lodging sites
Near Big Bend National Park
Within a 30-minute drive from the B0611 Maverick Entrance Booth Fee Station (Kiosk).
Mel is a Star Host
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Mel's Place has been a favorite camp spot for many since we opened 5 years ago. Feels secluded and remote, yet only a mile or so from everything you might need and only 5 miles to the national park west (Maverick) entrance. 5 miles to the lively ghost town ofTerlingua with some great bars and restraunts. The views from camp are stunning with breathtaking sunrises over the Chisos mountains. Sunsets aren't too shabby either. We are an adults only retreat and hope to provide you the peaceful solitude with breathtaking stargazing you need to renew your spirit!! We are within a few miles of nearly all the local outfitters for your river trips, Jeep or ATV tours, etc. Come make memories!
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8 ratings · 8 reviews
Aaron E.recommends
April 14, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
Tent and mattress were great and the site was quiet. Would stay again!
Molly J.recommends
April 7, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
Great stay!
Mel’s place was awesome! We would definitely stay again. The space was private and quiet. Perfect for “home base” for visiting Big Bend. Mel was a wonderful host and the tent had even more amenities than we were expecting- including a warm Mexican blanket, paper towels in the tent, a lamp and beside table and more.
Kenzie R.recommends
March 26, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
Great camping with awesome views
Mel’s place was beautiful and easy to get to! We rented a space with the tent and mattress both which were very comfortable! The toilets were clean and did not smell. Sun and moon rises are beautiful here. I would definitely stay here again if I was ever in the area!
Colleen B.recommends
March 20, 2024
#2 Tent w/queen bed
Staying with Mel was great! The tent was spacious and the mattress was super comfy. Make sure you read the instructions on how to get there closely- it can be a little confusing. Otherwise everything was great and Mel was super accommodating! Would stay here again 10/10.
Randy V.recommends
March 17, 2024
#4A Tent with twin bed
Mel has a well organized & easy lay out with a great location. Good views & access to Big Bend. Mel is also very pleasant & we enjoyed our stay! I’d recommend to others who like to tent camp…👍🏼
Kevin B.recommends
March 13, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
Nice site, amazing view, Mel is a great host. Very close to the west entrance of the park.
Study Butte, Brewster, Texas, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Jumanos, Mescalero Apache, Ndé Kónitsąąíí Gokíyaa (Lipan Apache), and Chiso First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Mel P.Joined in January 2024
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