Located in the US state of Texas Big Bend National Park has national consequence as the principal preserved area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. It is home to more than 1200 species of plants, more than 450 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles and 75 species of mammals.
The National Park in Southwest Texas, definitely fits the bill of a road less travelled and is the ideal spot for the entire family to get back to nature and discover a land that is instantaneously unforgiving and breathtakingly beautiful. The glamor and shine of neon signs are left far behind in lieu of an uneven tranquility that can only be experienced in this region of the US. It is a perfect place where the entire family is reminded that Mother Nature still rules supreme and that mankind is purely a very tiny piece of a much larger puzzle.
This amazing Park is a land of borders. Located on the boundary with Mexico along the Rio Grande, it is a place where countries and cultures meet. Big Bend National Park is also a place that combines natural environments, from desert to mountains. It is a place where south meets north and east meets west, forming a great diversity of plants and animals.
Things to Do: Day Hikes, Back Packing, Scenic Drives, River Trips, Horseback Riding, Photography, etc.
Address: PO Box 129, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834-0129p>Open Year Round: Big Bend National Park is open 24 hours a day, year round.
Opening Hours : Monday to Sunday - Open 24 Hours
November through April is considered as the best time to visit this national park.