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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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16 ratings · 12 reviews
Seth M.recommends
May 26, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
Very private, excellent host, amazing view. Canvas tents are very comfortable.
Eliaz Z.recommends
May 23, 2024
#2 Tent w/queen bed
Loved the setup. Stay updated with the shower location bc we had some hiccups about showering at big bend station. Other than that I would definitely recommend this to a friend!
Arthur A.recommends
May 4, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
We had a great time staying at Mel’s place. The campsite was lovely and the park entrance was a short drive away. Would definitely come back!
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.
Elaine H.recommends
April 5, 2024
#5 Tent with Queen bed
Awesome stay!
We spent one night at Mel's Place in Study Butte/Terlingua, just minutes from the west entrance to Big Bend National Park. We were lucky enough to enjoy a calm breeze, starry night, and beautiful sunrise. If you like quiet solitude, with an off the grid feel, this is the place. ❤️
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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