Description

Travelling with a big crew? Tend to be late or forget to book in advance? Have a chronically late, forgetful, big crew? Try camping at South Leyva. This group campsite can accommodate lots of people and is only a quarter mile from the visitor’s center. The campsites themselves are only unassuming plots of sandy desert, but a short hike will put you atop a ridge with one of the Continue reading...
Travelling with a big crew? Tend to be late or forget to book in advance? Have a chronically late, forgetful, big crew? Try camping at South Leyva. This group campsite can accommodate lots of people and is only a quarter mile from the visitor’s center. The campsites themselves are only unassuming plots of sandy desert, but a short hike will put you atop a ridge with one of the best views in the park-- we recommend rising before the sun to see La Mota Mountain in the northeast silhouetted in stunning colors. There are plenty of small but very cool canyons to explore in the immediate area as well. Just be sure to bring fresh water, as the campground is rather primitive and has only an outhouse for amenities.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
7
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

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 South Leyva Campsite.

Cave
Desert
Lake
River, stream or ...
Waterfall
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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
29.477° N, 103.944° W
$8/night
Tent / Van: 7 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)