Hipcamp host Kimberly
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Sleep under the stars at this primitive base camp for area attractions such as Terlingua Ghost Town, Lajitas Resort and golf course, hiking in Big Bend National Park, or driving along River Road, or even Rafting the Rio Grande. We can help you customize your trip according to your interests and activity level. Explore the wilderness while you can!

Campsite area
Bring your own vans, trailers, rv & motorhomes
No. of sites
1 bookable site
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 10 people per site
No potable water
Bring your own water
Fires allowed
Fire ring
No toilet
Pack it out
Pets allowed
Off leash
Showers available
Pack it out
Picnic table available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Kimberly a message!
  • Check in: After 9AM
  • Check out: Before 4PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off
    Beach
    Desert
    Forest
    Hot spring
    River, stream or creek
    Swimming hole
    Waterfall
    Cave
    Lake
    Redwoods
    Biking
    Boating
    Fishing
    Hiking
    Horseback riding
    Paddling
    Climbing
    Swimming
    Whitewater paddling
    Wildlife watching
    Wind sports
    OHV
    Snow sports
    Surfing

    The vibe at Tranquilo Ranch

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    Hipcamper Lizzie
    Lizzie
    recommends this listing.
    November 13th, 2017

    The stargazing at this site is incredible! I definitely recommend doing what you can to make the trip out here when a clear night is in the forecast.

    This campsite is also located really closely to Terlingua Ghost Town, which is a neat old mining town on the edge of Big Bend territory. This site would be a good basecamp for exploring Terlingua, Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park. The host is very friendly and helpful and offered to give us trip suggestions – she lived in the area for a while and it seems like she has a wealth of knowledge for recreation opportunities in the area.

    We had a really foggy morning when we were there, which was cool in its own way – with all the desert plants we felt like we had woken up on another planet! When there isn't any fog there are some great mountain views on the horizon.

    Be aware that there is no service at or nearby the campsite. The closest cell signal is further south in Terlingua. I recommend mapping out your directions before you arrive.

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    Property
    Tranquilo Stargazing Camp
    State
    Texas
    $40/night
    1 Site