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Rio Grande Village (Big Bend)

24 Reviews

About This Campground

The Rio Grande Village Campground sits near the banks of the Rio Grande, the International Boundary between the United States and Mexico. It is one of the most popular campgrounds in Big Bend National Park, especially for those traveling in large recreational vehicles. It is located close to…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 90 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


24 Reviews of Rio Grande Village (Big Bend)

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 2
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AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 1, 2021

Rio Grande Village campground (not the RV park)

Summary: Shade, water, clean bathrooms at the site, and wifi & laundry nearby. Bugs, thorns, and heat, as you would expect.

We stayed here two nights while exploring Big Bend. Being April, it was very hot in the afternoon. This site had decent shade from the (extremely thorny, as almost all…

Month of VisitMay
Kerry J.
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2021

Hot but beautiful!

We stayed in site 32 which added a lot to our stay, it was an outer campground with a secluded area and view of the mountains, rather than in the rows of RVs with generators. The nature trail is great, gas was right outside the campground, and easy in and out dump station with drinking water.

RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2021

5 Star Rating Depends on Site

We spent 3 nights in Site #29 and loved it. It was in the no generator zone which meant neighbors were either in self contained rigs or tent campers. Our site was tucked in under some Mesquite trees that offered lots of privacy. The NPS had closed many of the open sites due to COVID-19, which makes…


Rio Grande Village (Big Bend) is located in Texas


From Interstate 10, take State Highway 385 south to Fort Stockton and into Marathon. From Marathon, drive 40 miles south on State Highway 385 to the north entrance of Big Bend National Park. Drive straight for 26 miles to Park Headquarters at Panther Junction. Turn left and proceed for 20 miles to the Rio Grande Village area. Turn left at the stop sign and follow signs into the campground.


29.18040008 N
102.95610036 W

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