Description

La Mota, Spanish for… The Mota (sorry, we took French), lies just outside the shadow of its eponymous mountain. The mountain itself offers short hikes and great panoramic views and is the main draw to this barebones site. It is a good site for kids, though, as there are boulders around perfect for climbing and playing on. With a picnic table and fire pit, it really has all you need to introduce your family to camping (except, you know, life-giving water, bring that).
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
2 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Stretching along the Rio Grande in far west Texas, the Big Bend Ranch State Park is an amazing location for the adventurous. Th...Read more

Boating

The Rio Grande/Rio Bravo area offers great day-use access where visitors can float and fish!

Fishing

Fishing is accessible for day use in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo area. If you need it, you can purchase a fishing license inside t...Read more

Hiking

Big Bend Ranch State Park is the biggest Texas State Park—so there’s plenty to explore. Hike around the 238 miles of multiuse t...Read more

Horseback riding

In addition to riding on the trails, there are equestrian campsites available for overnight stays! There are a few rules you ha...Read more

Paddling

For a day trip on the water, visit the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo corridor to raft, canoe, picnic and fish. Several access points lie...Read more

Swimming

Although there isn’t a great place for swimming inside Big Bend Ranch State Park, on your way in or out, stop for a dip in the ...Read more

Whitewater paddling

For a day trip on the water, visit the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo corridor to raft, canoe, picnic and fish. Several access points lie...Read more

Wildlife watching

Big Bend Ranch State Park is the perfect location for beautiful geology, birds, animals, and plants. There are more than 300 bi...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at La Mota Campsite.

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Desert
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River, stream, or...
Waterfall
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Park
Big Bend Ranch State Park
State
Texas
Country
United States
Phone Number
(512) 389-8900
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
29.507° N, 103.958° W
$8/night
Tent / Van: 2 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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