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Chisos Basin Campground - Big Bend National Park

61 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park Service

This facility will be closed April 1 - April 24, 2022.

Chisos Basin Campground, perched high in the rugged Chisos Mountains, is one of the most sought-after campgrounds in Big Bend National Park. At an altitude of 5,400 ft., the campground is surrounded on all sides by tall, rocky cliffs and…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Fair
  • AT&T
    Poor
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

61 Reviews of Chisos Basin Campground - Big Bend National Park

Ratings Breakdown

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HThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2022

Gorgeous

Arrived late in the afternoon - hiked the Lost Mine Trail. Returned to our campsite and neighbors had set up their tent in our space right by our covered picnic table. As we have a rooftop tent it was not a problem but I echo that the campsites are very close to eachother and everyone should go…

Site18
Month of VisitAugust
Mario D.
Reviewed May. 31, 2022

Best campground and location at BBNP if you RV is 24' or lower

The Chisos Basin Campground is nestled in an open woodland within a scenic mountain basin. Campers enjoy the views of Casa Grande and Emory Peak. The sunset through the nearby"Window" is a Big Bend highlight. Some of the park's most popular trails begin nearby. Elevation: 5,400 feet. Open…

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Site11
Month of VisitJune
Knedd B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 25, 2022

Fantastic location

Small rocky sites, but the views are amazing!

Site36
Month of VisitJune

Location

Chisos Basin Campground - Big Bend National Park is located in Texas

Directions

From Interstate 10, take highway 385 south to Fort Stockton and then on to Marathon. From Marathon, go 40 miles south on Highway 385 to the north entrance of Big Bend National Park. Drive straight 26 miles to Park Headquarters at Panther Junction. Turn right and drive for three miles. Turn left at the Basin sign and go seven miles before making a right into the campground road.

Coordinates

29.27500021 N
103.3041664 W

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