Terlingua, Texas

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  • Redford, Texas

    Closed Canyon Trail in Big Bend Ranch SP

    5.0
    1.36 mi
    There is plenty of parking at the trailhead and a covered picnic table. The hike is mostly flat, but some big rock negotiation is necessary. If there has been rain, you may need to negotiate some standing water. We were lucky to have dry conditions and did not need to maneuver around any water. D...
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  • Big Bend National Park, Texas

    Hike Balance Rock

    3.0
    2 mi / 75 ft gain
    A simple, quiet drive down a dirt road (Grapevine Spring) leads you through desolate landscape until a parking lot sprouts up to your right.  From here you can see that a stretch of land sandwiched in a little valley where the trail heads directly east.  The trail is easy to follow, just keep yo...
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  • Redford, Texas

    Hike to the Upper Guale Mesa in Big Bend Ranch State Park

    5.0
    8.05 mi
    Big Bend Ranch State Park is certainly one of Texas most beautiful "hidden" gems. Boasting over 300,000 acres of wild, rugged high desert terrain, this park is an explorers paradise. Bordering the Rio Grande, the line between the US and Mexico quickly blurs by through mesas and desert peaks. Sta...
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  • Big Bend National Park, Texas

    Camp at Nugent Mountain

    Nugent Mountain is a very handsome butte and Big Bend is a great place to go get some splendid desert solitude and recharge your good vibes. This campsite, NM1, is the perfect spot to relax and get a great practice in.NM1 is one of the park's many backcountry, car camp sites. You will need to get...
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  • Big Bend National Park, Texas

    Hike to the Boquillas Hot Springs

    5.0
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Boquillas Hot Springs are the most famous of geothermal hot springs along the big bend of the Rio Grande River. The springs were originally built into a bathhouse by J.O. Langford in the 1900s and while only remnants of the building remain it's still a perfect place to soak after a day of hik...
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  • Alpine, Texas

    Hike Ore Terminal Trail

    4 mi
    Before I describe this trail, what season are you hiking? If summer, stop reading now and find another hike. Not summer? Okay, great, let's get started. Do not take inexperienced hikers on this trail, particularly in hotter weather. While it's only 8 miles total (4 out, 4 back), it's constantly ...
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  • Alpine, Texas

    Hike Boquillas Canyon in Big Bend

    3.5
    1.2 mi / 229 ft gain
    Boquillas Canyon is one of the longest and most beautiful canyons Big Bend has to offer. To get here you will head towards Rio Grande Village from the park's headquarters at Panther Junction. If desired, you can stop at the store in Rio Grande Village to pick up some snacks and beverages before y...
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