Description

Ok, we were confused by this site at first, because we could have sworn that Ayers Rock was in Australia, yet here it is, just a few dozen yards from Papalote Encino’s eponymous windmill (the name means ‘oak windmill,’ for those that no hablan español). There was once a spring here that the windmill pulled water from, but it’s gone now, so make sure you bring lots of water. Continue reading...
Ok, we were confused by this site at first, because we could have sworn that Ayers Rock was in Australia, yet here it is, just a few dozen yards from Papalote Encino’s eponymous windmill (the name means ‘oak windmill,’ for those that no hablan español). There was once a spring here that the windmill pulled water from, but it’s gone now, so make sure you bring lots of water. Despite the loss of the spring, the area around this site is still quite lush, especially considering this is a desert. A picnic table is about the only amenity you’ll find here, aside from the apparent rift in space-time transporting you to the Australian Outback.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
1
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Cave
Desert
Lake
River, stream or creek
Waterfall
Beach
Forest
Hot spring
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
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4,416ftListing's elevation
750
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Park
Big Bend Ranch State Park
State
Texas
Phone Number
5123898900
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
29.504° N, 103.893° W
$8/night
Tent / Van: 1 Site
(Up to 8 people per site)