Chisos Basin Campground - Big Bend National Park
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 year-round. Trailers over 20 feet and RV's over 24 feet are not recommended due to the narrow, winding road to the Basin and small campsites at this campground. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED 

  • Cell Phone Reception, Yes 

  • Internet Connectivity, No 

  • Trash/Recycling Collection. Yes, Year-Round 

  • Food Storage Lockers, Yes, Year-Round 

  • Laundry, No Dump Station, Yes 

  • Potable Water, Yes on site 

At Chisos Basin Campground 5,400 feet the temperature is lower 15 to 20 degrees than any campground near the Rio Grande, take this in consideration for summer

  • Round trip across the campground
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  • View of The Chisos Basin
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