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Rio Bravo Ranch
95 reviews
· Presidio, Texas
1000 acres
4 sites
4 RV/Tent
Rio 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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Presidio, Texas, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Lauren C.Joined in October 2018
115 ratings · 95 reviews
Jerod F.recommends
May 23, 2022
La Sierrita @ Rio Bravo Ranch
Highly Recommend in Big Bend!
Rio Bravo Ranch is a jewel in the Texas Big Bend. Close enough to a city with more than a grocery store to make a run into town if necessary, yet far enough out to escape any noise, letting you enjoy the quietness of the area. The camping sites are impeccable, as are the well-marked roads. There is ample parking and camping space at every site, the provided shade structures are very welcomed, and each site is positioned far enough away from each other that you feel as though you are the only ones on the ranch. Likewise, sites are placed in great locations, positioned over nice arroyos or with views of the nearby Bofecillos Mountains and the peaks rising upward from across the border. The ranch is a visual treat in the morning and evenings for photographers, and you are always surrounded by Chihuahuan Desert nature. Lauren's instructions for campers are precise and very helpful, and she is very responsive to questions. This is the second time I've stayed at Rio Bravo Ranch, this time with a university photography class that explored both the ranch and the surrounding area. We were very well set up and will definitely return! Thank you, Rio Bravo Ranch!
Mariah G.recommends
April 22, 2022
Rio Bravo 2
Great spot for sunsets/sunrises
Awesome site! We had a wonderful time. It is secluded and quiet with a great view. I know cold showers are not ideal, but it was pretty refreshing after being in the desert sun all day. We highly recommend for other tent campers
Michael O.recommends
April 11, 2022
Rio Bravo 1
Great little place with convenient access to both BBRSP and Presidio. Lovely and quiet with a great view of the sky, you can catch both the sunrise and sunset from camp. We'll definitely be back.
Donna S.recommends
March 24, 2022
Rio Bravo 2
We loved the beautiful views and easy accessibility to Big Bend Ranch State Park!
Vivek P.recommends
March 24, 2022
Rio Bravo 1
Amazing place. Just what we wanted. Safe. Lauren and her family were very friendly!
Martin B.recommends
March 19, 2022
Rio Bravo 1
Great views of sunrise and sunset from this site and the fire ring is really terrific. Quiet as can be. Facilities are clean and tidy and hosts very friendly and responsive. Great access to west entrance of State Park. Lots of exposure here so be prepared - wind etc.
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