Description

The main reason to stay at the Rancherias campsite, which like most other campsites in the park only has a picnic table and fire ring, is to hike the Rancherias Loop or Rancherias Canyon. The canyon lies on a 4. 8 one-way trail that is fairly rugged but rewards hikers with that rare phenomenon, a desert waterfall called Rancherias Falls. The loop is a strenuous 20-mile loop Continue reading...
The main reason to stay at the Rancherias campsite, which like most other campsites in the park only has a picnic table and fire ring, is to hike the Rancherias Loop or Rancherias Canyon. The canyon lies on a 4.8 one-way trail that is fairly rugged but rewards hikers with that rare phenomenon, a desert waterfall called Rancherias Falls. The loop is a strenuous 20-mile loop trail that ribbons continuously up and down, constantly rewarding anyone that takes up this mantle. The loop, which has reliable springs for water sources, can be accomplished over the course of a very long day but might be best tackled on an overnight via a backcountry camping permit.
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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Long and far from anywhere. Solitude silence and peaceful! Incredible trip!

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Park
Big Bend Ranch State Park
State
Texas
Phone Number
(512) 389-8900
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
29.412° N, 104.0° W
$8/night
Tent / Van: 1 Site
(Up to 8 people per site)