Chisos Basin Campground (Big Bend National Park)

 

Campground Type
National Park

Location:
Big Bend National Park
Texas

Web:
Chisos Basin

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 60

Chisos Basin Campground

The 60-site Chisos Basin Campground is rugged and hilly. The sites are small and most are not suited to recreational vehicles or trailers. The road to the Basin is steep and curvy, especially at Panther Pass—the road’s highest point. The road into the campground is a 15 percent grade. Trailers longer than 20 feet and RVs longer than 24 feet are not recommended. Elevation-5,400 feet.

Open
Open All Year

Details
60 campsites. Flush toilets, running water, grills, and picnic tables are available. NO HOOK-UPS. $14 per night ($7 per night for bearers of applicable passes).

Due to the narrow, winding road to the Basin, and small campsites, trailers over 20' and RV's over 24' are not recommended at this campground.

Reservable Campsites
Reservations available for 26 sites November 15 to April 15. Contact recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations.

Group Camping
The Chisos Basin Campground has seven group campsites that are available only by advance reservation. The total overnight occupancy for the Chisos Basin group campground is 118 persons. All sites in this campground have a minimum occupancy of 9 persons. Sites L, P, Q, and R hold a maximum of 20 persons each. Sites N and O hold a maximum occupancy of 14 persons each. Site M has a maximum occupancy of 10 persons. Tents larger than 8' X 8' are not recommended because of site layout; however, sites P, Q, and R can accommodate larger tents if necessary. Sites P, Q, and R have shade ramadas.

To reserve a group campsite, contact recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.

-NPS.gov
 

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Big Bend's Chisos Basin

Chisos Basin CG is the highest in the park and may be pleasant even in the summer when the other CGs are too hot. The NPS has recently improved the roads and parking areas making this very scenic campground even nicer. Many of the parks best hiking trails start here.
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Mar 03, 2011



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